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Fortune (New York, NY): Alan Murray (@alansmurray) is set to become Editor @FortuneMagazine. He most recently held the role of Deputy Managing Editor at The Wall Street Journal before joining Fortune and succeeding Andy Serwer.
The Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com): Katie Nelson (@katienelson) is set to join @HuffingtonPost on August 6th as National Editor.
POLITICO (Arlington, VA): Former Washingtonian Editor-in-Chief Garrett Graff is now a Senior Staff Writer @politico.
The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Laura Bird (@LauraBird03) is now Deputy Editor of the Personal Journal section @WSJ.
Glamour (New York, NY): Latoya Valmont is now the Managing Editor @glamourmag. Valmont served as Production Director before she was tapped to fill the void left by Nancy Gillen who moved to Marie Claire (@marieclaire).
Advertising Age (New York, NY): Natalie Zmuda (@nzmuda) was promoted from Marketing Editor to Deputy Managing Editor @adage.
Alaska Dispatch News (Anchorage, AK): The Anchorage Daily News has changed its name to Alaska Dispatch News (@adndotcom).
COMSTOCK’S (Sacramento, CA): Managing Editor Christine Calvin has been promoted to Editor here. She replaces Doug Curley, who had been at the publication for a decade.
GQ (New York, NY): Jon Tietz joins the staff @GQMagazine as Fashion Editor.
Brides (New York, NY): Shane Mancenido-Clark joins @Brides as Senior Fashion and Accessories Editor.
Marie Claire (New York, NY): Janet Mock joins the team @marieclaire as a Contributing Editor.
Hollywood Life (Los Angeles, CA): Carolyn Davis is the new Managing Editor for @hollywoodlife.
The Hollywood Reporter (Los Angeles, CA): Chris Gardner joins @thr as a Staff Writer from MSN.
CNN – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Foreign Affairs Reporter Elise Labott has been named Global Affairs Correspondent @CNN.
South Magazine (Savannah, GA): This magazine (@south_mag) about Southern flair has hired Corrie Dyke as Managing Editor. She previously worked at The Georgetowner and The Downtowner.
The Jersey Journal (Secaucus, NJ): Managing Editor Margaret Schmidt will become the new Editor @jerseyjournal on August 1st.
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