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The Washington Post (Washington, DC): National Review’s Washington Editor Robert Costa (@robertcostaNRO) is coming to the Post in early 2014 as a National Political Reporter.
The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Anchor and Managing Editor Wendy Bounds bids farewell to WSJ (@WSJ) Live Video.Former Energy and Environment Reporter Ryan Tracy (@ryanjtracy) will now cover Banking Regulation. In addition, Kate Linebaugh (@kate_linebaugh) has been promoted to Deputy Bureau Chief, Corporate Bureau.
Hearst News Service (Washington, DC): Ex-St. Louis Post-Dispatch (@stltoday) D.C. Bureau Chief Bill Lambrecht (@blambrecht) joins on as an Investigative Reporter.
Financial Advisor (Shrewsbury, NJ): Don Jamieson (@dvjamieson) is the new Editor-at Large and Blogger at FA (@FAmagazine).
CNET (@CNET): Paul Sloan (@PaulSloan) has been named Editor-in-Chief.
Mashable (@Mashable): Jim Roberts (@NYCJim) has been hired as the new Executive Editor and Chief Content Officer.
Yahoo! (@Yahoo): Food Editor Rachel Tepper (@RachelTepper) will be leaving the Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) to join Yahoo!Shine (@YahooShine).
Bloomberg View (@BloombergView): The Big Picture blog’s Barry Ritholtz (@ritholtz) joins on as a Financial Columnist.
Al Jazeera America – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Former PBS journalist Ray Suarez (@RaySuarezNews) joins Al Jazeera America (@ajam) as the “Inside Story” Host. And former Popular Science (@PopSci) Editor-in-Chief Jacob Ward (@_jacobward_) joina as Science and Technology Correspondent.
The Atlantic (Washington, DC) — Peter Beinart (@PeterBeinart) has left The Daily Beast to join The Atlantic (@TheAtlantic) as a Contributing Editor.
Bloomberg News – San Francisco Bureau (San Francisco, CA): Sarah Frier (@sarahfrier) moves to the SF bureau covering Social Media.
Time.com (New York, NY): Kelly Conniff (@kellyconniff) has been promoted to Special Projects Editor.
LAist (@Laist) (firstname.lastname@example.org): Emma Gallegos (@EmmaGallegos) has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief.
DailyCandy (@DailyCandy): Kate Wolfson (@KateWolfson) has been hired as the Los Angeles Editor at DailyCandy (@CandyLosAngeles).
The Daily Record (Baltimore, MD): Bryan Sears is the new state government and politics Reporter.
Cosmopolitan (New York, NY): Alexandra Martell (@AlieMartell) is the new Online Managing Editor at Cosmo (email@example.com).
Deadline Hollywood (@deadline): Founder Nikki Finke (@NikkiFinke) has parted ways with this entertainment website.
GameSpot (@GameSpot): Justin Haywald (@JustinHaywald) was hired as the Senior News Editor.
The Register Citizen (Torrington, CT): Shako Liu (@shako_liu) signs on as a Multimedia Journalist.
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