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The Boston Globe (Boston, MA): The 142-year old paper now has its ninth Publisher. Owner John Henry (@John_W_Henry) becomes the Publisher of the historic paper.
Univision Canada (@Univision): Univision has purchased Canada’s Telelatino Network (@TLNenEspanol) (http://tlntv.com) and will be re-branding it as “Univision Canada”.
Poynter.org (St. Petersburg, FL): The journalism and media institute (@Poynter) has hired Bloomberg News’ DC Managing Editor Tim Franklin (@TimAFranklin) as its Publisher/President.
Associated Press (AP) (New York, NY): Noreen Gillespie (@norgillespie) has moved from Deputy Regional Editor in Chicago to Deputy Sports Editor in the main New York Bureau of the @AssociatedPress.
USA Today (McLean, VA): Jim Lenahan (@jlenahan) takes the reins as Managing Editor at America’s newspaper (@USATODAY).
Salt Lake City Tribune (Salt Lake City, UT): Kevin Winters Morriss (@KWinMo) is the new Digital News Director at the Tribune (@sltrib).
Marketplace (Los Angeles, CA): Former Thomson Reuters social media guru Margarita Noriega (@margafret) joins @MarketplaceAPM as their new Social Media Editor.
Quartz (New York, NY): Rachel Feltman (@RachelFeltman) has joined this business news site (@qz) on to cover science, health and technology news.
Time.com (@Time) (firstname.lastname@example.org): Dan Stewart (@ThatDanStewart) is the new Deputy Editor of Breaking News at Time.com (@Time). Sam Lansky (@SamLansky) has joined the outlet as the new Deputy Culture Editor.
Mashable (@Mashable) (email@example.com): Andrew Freedman (@AFreedma) is the first Climate, Weather & Environment Reporter at the site.
Popular Mechanics (@PopMech): Andrew Del Colle (@AndrewDelColle) was promoted to Senior Editor.
Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews): Jonathan Strong (@J_Strong) is the new Washington Editor for the Conservative news outlet.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): National Journal (@nationaljournal) Editor Adam Kushner (@AdamBKushner) joins the Post (@washingtonpost) as their new Digital Magazine Editor on Feb. 24th. Jaime Fuller (@J_Fuller) is now a Political Reporter and will be writing for Post’s political blog “The Fix” (@TheFix).
Military Times News Service (Springfield, VA): Former Stars and Stripes (@starsandstripes) scribe Leo Shane III (@LeoShane) is the new Congressional Editor @MilitaryTimes.
Toronto Star (Toronto, ON): News Reporter Liam Casey (@liamdevlincasey) has left the Star (@TorontoStar).
The New York Times – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Economic Policy Reporter Jackie Calmes (@calmesnyt) switches beats to cover campaigns and elections at the Times (@nytimes).
U.S. News & World Report (Washington, DC): Health & Wellness Editor Rachel Pomerance (@RachelPomerance) has left U.S. News (@usnews).
Access Hollywood – NBC Television Network (Burbank, CA): Liz Hernandez (@LizHernandez) joins Access Hollywood (@accesshollywood) as a Correspondent from KBIG-FM.
The California Sunday Magazine (@CalSunday): This new magazine will launch later this year via app, online and in print. Editor is Douglas McGray (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Women’s Wear Daily (New York, NY): Senior Editor David Lipke (@DavidLipke) is no longer with the publication.
Fortune Magazine (New York, NY): Former PandoDaily Reporter Erin Griffith (@eringriffith) has joined @FortuneMagazine as a Writer.
The Daily Beast (New York, NY): Former Executive News Editor Noah Shachtman (@NoahShachtman) has been named Executive Editor at the Beast (@thedailybeast).
Bloomberg News (New York, NY): Alan Goldstein (@alanmgoldstein) has been promoted to Managing Editor. He will oversee the States and Municipalities beat.
Metro New York (New York, NY): After 10 years at the paper, Dorothy Robinson (@dorothyatmetro) is the new Editor-in-Chief..
Interview Magazine (New York, NY): Keith Pollock (@MrPollock) has been named Editor-in-Chief. He will begin editing the April issue.
Rolling Stone (New York, NY): Jason Newman (@jasonrnewman) has been named News Editor.
Woman’s Day (New York, NY): Clinton Kelly (@Clinton_Kelly) has joined the magazine as Contributing Editor. “Clinton Solves It” will debut March 2014.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Former Washington Times Reporter Nathan Fenno (@nathanfenno) moves to L.A. to become their Sports Enterprise Reporter.
Martha Stewart Weddings (New York, NY): Beauty Director Melissa Foss is no longer with the magazine.
Tuscaloosa News (Tuscaloosa, AL): Former Meridian Star (@meridianstar) Sports Editor Tony Tsoukalas has joined the @TuscaloosaNews as a Sports Writer.
The Post-Standard (Syracuse, N.Y.): Julie McMahon (@Julie_McMahon) is the new Crime and Breaking News Reporter.
Napa Valley Register (Napa, CA): Editor Michael Donnelly is parting ways with the Register (@NapaRegister) for a position with Lee Enterprises in Madison, Wisconsin.
The Huntsville Item (Huntsville, TX): Sports Editor Tom Waddill has been promoted to Editor @HuntsvilleItem. And Assistant Sports Editor Gene Schallenberg is the new Sports Editor.
The Hays Daily News (Hays, KS): Nick Schwien (@NickSchwien) has been promoted to Managing Editor at the Daily News (@NorthWestKansas).
The Spirit of Jefferson (Charles Town, WV): The new Sports Editor at the Spirit (@SpiritofJeff) is Jeff Brammer.
Telemundo – KDEN-TV (Denver, CO): Sonia Gutiérrez has been named Associate Editor of this Telemundo affiliate (@telemundodenver).
Univision – KCEC-TV (Denver, CO): The News Director for Noticiero Colorado (@kcectv), Luisa Collins (@LuisaFCollins) has been promoted to Vice President of News and will be based out of the Entravision Colorado office (@evcdenver).
MundoFox (New York, NY): Ibra Morales has taken over the role of President of MundoFox (@MundoFOX) replacing Emilio Saccone who had recently left.
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