MEDIA News: Media Moves at: National Journal, The Washington Post, Politico and More… Newswire’s Audience Research Department makes thousands of updates to the  database of journalists and bloggers that underpins our Agility media targeting and distribution platform.  Below is a sampling of recent media moves and news from the research team.  Learn more about Agility media targeting here.

National Journal (Washington, DC):Emily Schultheis (@emilyrs) signs on as a Political Reporter. Alexia Campbell (@AlexiaCampbell) is the new Investigative Reporter. Rachel Roubein (@rachel_jenn) is a new Reporter. Alex Laughlin (@alexlaughs) is a Social Media Reporter. Zach Cohen (@Zachary_Cohen) joins on as a Web Producer. (New York, NY): Rich Barbieri (@richbarbieri) has been promoted to Managing Editor from Deputy Managing Editor here (@cnnmoney). And former Bloomberg TV Reporter @Cristina Alesci is now a Correspondent.@CNNMoney.

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA): Co-Owner Lewis Katz passed away recently and we send out our condolences. Ex-Star-Ledger Reporter Jason Grant (@JasonBarrGrant) joins @PhillyInquirer as the City Hall Reporter.

The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Former Salon Editor Kerry Lauerman (@KerryLauerman) is joining in July as a Senior Editor of Mobile Products. Alex Prewitt (@alex_prewitt) is a new Hockey Reporter @PostSports covering the Washington Capitals and the National Hockey League. And Roman Stubbs (@romanstubbs) tackles Maryland’s Sports as the new High School Sports Reporter.

Town & Country (New York, NY): Mary Kaye Schilling (@mks10009) joins @TandCmag as Deputy Editor. Also joining the publication as Architecture and Design Editor is Pilar Viladas. And lastly, the magazine promotes Stellene Volandes (@therealstellene) from Style Director to Executive Style Editor.

Politico (Arlington, VA): Daniel Lippman (@DLippman) has been hired as a Researcher and Reporter @Politico.

POLITICO Pro Politico Pro (Arlington, VA): Arthur Allen (@ArthurAllen202) has been hired as the Editor of the eHealth team (@Morning_eHealth) and Ashley Gold (@ashleyrgold) joins the eHealth team as a Reporter.

Food & Wine (New York, NY): Ben Mims (@benbmims) joins @foodandwine as an Associate Food Editor.

The New York Times (New York, NY): Jenna Wortham (@jennydeluxe) has joined the Sunday Business section full time @nytimes. She will focus on features and more in-depth reporting.

The New York Times – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Aaron Kessler (@akesslerdc) joins the D.C. Bureau @nytimes as an Automotive Industry Reporter.

NBC News (New York, NY): Perry Bacon Jr. (@perrybaconjr) is a new Senior Political Reporter @NBCNews.

The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Prabha Natarajan (@prabhanatarajan) has replaced Meredith D’Agnolo as Head of the Online Night Crew @WSJ.

Entertainment Weekly (New York, NY): The Atlantic’s Associate Entertainment Editor Ashley Fetters (@AshleyFetters) is joining @EW later this month as a News Editor.

The Detroit News (Detroit, MI): Greg Tasker (@GTasker_dn) has been named the Entertainment Editor @DetroitNews.

Government Executive (Washington, DC): Michael Grass (@mgrass) is a new Senior Editor @GovExec.

Dallas Business Journal (Dallas, TX): Paul O’Donnell has been named Editor @DallasBizNews.

Houston Business Journal (Houston, TX): Joe Martin (@HBJMartin) has joined @HOUBizJournal as a Health Care & Technology Reporter.

Fortune Magazine (New York, NY): Former Editor-at-Large Bethany McLean (@bethanymac12) has returned to @FortuneMagazine as a Columnist.

CNN International (Atlanta, GA): Tom Sater has been promoted to full-time Meteorologist @cnni. (New York, NY): April Walloga (@AprilWalloga) joins @xoVain as Managing Editor. (@PoliticsPA): Nick Field (@nick_field90) is the new Managing Editor.

Nextgov (Washington, DC): Camille Tuutti (@camilletuutti) is the new Executive Editor @Nextgov.

On Wall Street (New York, NY): Ralph Ortega (@RalphOrtega) is the new Editor-in-Chief @onwallstreet.

Columbia Daily Tribune (Columbia, MO): Alicia Stice (@AliciaStice) has been hired as a Business Reporter @columbiatribune.

The Marysville Globe (Marysville, WA): Steven Powell is the new Editor @globereporter1.

ProPublica: Cezary Podkul (@Cezary) is a new Finance Reporter @ProPublica.

The Richmond County Daily Journal (Rockingham, NC): Corey Friedman is the new Editor @RC_DailyJournal.

Univision – Noticias 23 – WLTV-TV (Miami, FL): Interim News Director Daniel Morcate (@dmorca) became the News Director @Univision23.

Univision – Noticias 45 – KXLN-TV (Houston, TX): Victoria Acosta Rubio has joined this Univision affiliate (@Univision_45) as a News Reporter.

Refinery29 ( Bari Lieberman (@BariLieberman) is the new Fitness and Wellness Editor.

Redbook (New York, NY): Marla Horenbein (@MarlaHorenbein) is now the Assistant Fashion Editor at the outlet.

Yahoo! (@Yahoo): Britt Aboutaleb is the new Managing Editor for Yahoo! Beauty.

Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): The Times (@latimes) welcomes Carolina Miranda (@cmonstah) as the head Writer on a new blog called “Culture: High and Low”.

VentureBeat (San Francisco, CA): Mark Sullivan (@thesullivan) joins @Venturebeat as a Writer covering mobile and health technology.

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