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The New Republic (Washington, DC): Managing Editor Amanda Silverman (@apsilverman) has been promoted to Deputy Editor @tnr. And Reporter Linda Kinstler (@lindakinstler) was promoted to Managing Editor. Rebecca Leber (@rebleber) has joined the team as a Political Reporter.
The Atlantic (Washington, DC): Former Politico Senior Editor Denise Kersten Wills (@denisewills) takes the Senior Editor role @TheAtlantic. Sophie Gilbert (@sophieGG) also joins the team as a Senior Editor.
The New York Times Magazine (New York, NY): Bill Wasik (@billwasik) joins @NYTmag as Deputy Editor.
ESPN The Magazine (Bristol, CT): Boston Magazine’s Jason Schwartz (@jasonSchwartz) is set to join @ESPNMag as a Senior Editor on June 30th.
Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost)(email@example.com): Igor Bobic (@IgorBobic) is now an Associate Politics Editor. He is based in Washington D.C.
Boston Business Journal (Boston, MA): Gale Murray (@galemurray) is the new Publisher of the journal.
NBC News (New York, NY): John Mancini (@GetMancini) is set to become the Director of Digital Newsgathering @NBCNews. He spent the last three years with the Associated Press as the Global News Manager.
Tampa Bay Times (Tampa, FL): Jennier Orsi (@JenOrsi) has been named the new Managing Editor @TB_Times.
Popular Mechanics (New York, NY): Ezra Dyer (@EzraDyer) joins the team @PopMech as Automotive Editor.
Redbook (New York, NY): Interim Editor-in-Chief @RedbookMag Meredith Rollins will now take over the role permanently. Rollins, who was previously Executive Editor, replaces former EIC Jill Herzig who is now the Editor-in-Chief of Dr. Oz’s The Good Life Magazine.
Domino Magazine (New York, NY): Creative Director Robert Leleux (@robertleleux) has been promoted to Editorial Director.
Washingtonian (Washington, DC): Former New Republic Editorial Director Michael Schaffer (@michaelschaffer) is the new Editor @washingtonian.
Quartz (New York, NY): Former Time D.C. Correspondent Bobby Ghosh (@ghoshworld) takes the Managing Editor reins @qz.
The State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL): Angie Muhs (@amuhs) is ready to move into her new position as Executive Editor/Vice President of Editorial @SJRbreaking). Muhs comes from the Portland Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram, where she most recently served as Director of Audience Engagement and Executive Online Editor.
Global Voices (http://globalvoicesonline.org): Deputy Editor Sahar Habib Ghazi (@SaharHGhazi) was promoted to Managing Editor @globalvoices.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Alexandra Alter (@xanalter) joins @nytimes as Publishing Industry Reporter. She begins in July.
The New York Times – San Francisco Bureau (San Francisco, CA): Conor Dougherty (@ConorDougherty) signs onto the tech team as a Reporter.
DuJour (New York, NY): Eden Univer (@edenuniver) joins @DuJourMedia as Web Editor.
Refinery29 (@Refinery29): Joyce Kong (@JoyceIKong) is now the Korean Beauty Correspondent for @Refinery29.
Epicurious.com (@Epicurious): The new Food Editor is Rhoda Boone.
Rumbo de Houston (Houston, TX) ImpreMedia’s (@impreMedia) weekly publication Rumbo (@RUMBOnet) is now only an online publication.
Eater (@Eater) (firstname.lastname@example.org): Daniela Galarza (@SuperDaniela) is joining the outlet as the National Editor.
Courier & Press (Evansville, IN): Preps Sports Reporter Pat Hickey (@patmhickey) has joined the daily (@courierpress) from The Messenger (@MessengerOnline) in Madisonville Kentucky.
Ledger Independent (Maysville, KY): Courtney Smith has joined the @LedgerNewsroom as a Sports Writer. He previously served at the Daily Helmsman, fansided.com and rivals.com.
The Courier-Times (New Castle, IN): Editor Bob Hansen has been named Publisher @TheCourierTimes.
WSIL-TV (Carterville, Illinois): Amy Fox (@AmyFox_KMOT_TV) is set to join @WSILNews as Reporter for the morning newscast from Reporter/Anchor @KMOT_TV in Minot, North Dakota.
Chicago Magazine (Chicago, IL): Chicago Tribune Editor Gerry Kern (@GerryKern) will also be overseeing editorial operations @ChicagoMag. Editor Beth Fenner (@BethFenner) will now report directly to Kern.
Ann Arbor News/MLive (Detroit, MI): Michael Niziolek (@michaelniziolek) now covers sports for Ann Arbor News (@AnnArborNews) (@MLive) and MLive.
Hillsdale Daily News (Hillsdale, MI): David Vantress (@DVantressHDN) has been named Sports Editor at the Hillsdale Daily News (@HillsdaleDaily).
Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, MS): Riley Blevins (@Riley_Blevins) will soon be joining @clarionledger as a Recruiting Reporter.
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL): Mike DeFabo (@MikeDeFaboTWV) is the new Sports Reporter @nwherald.
The Spectrum (St. George, UT): Timothy R.Olsen (@TheRealTO) has accepted his new role a Sports Editor at (@SpectrumNews).
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