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MEDIA News: Media Moves at: CBS News, International Business Times, Roll Call and More…

http://prnbloggers.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/agility-logo.png?w=127&h=125&h=125PR 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.

CBS News – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Former Bloomberg Reporter Julianna Goldman (@juliannagoldman) joins @CBSNews as a Washington Correspondent.

International Business Times (New York, NY): Michael Learmonth (@learmonth) begins @IBTimes as Global Technology Editor.

Roll Call (Washington, DC): Tom Curry (@TCurry_Himself) takes over the Transportation Policy duties with a new blog – “The Container”.

The News Journal (Wilmington, DE): Health Reporter Kelly Bothum (@KellyBothum) has left to join the private sector and Business Editor Suzanne Herel (@SuzanneHerel) takes over the Health Reporting news @delawareonline.

New York Magazine (New York, NY): Former New York Times Economic Policy Reporter Annie Lowrey (@AnnieLowrey) joins @NYMag as a Contributing Editor and Online Columnist.

FedScoop (Washington, DC): Dan Verton (@DanielVerton) is the new Editorial Director and Greg Otto (@gregotto) is the new Technology Reporter @fedscoop.

The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Former Buzzfeed-er Hunter Schwarz (@hunterschwarz) tackles the Local and State Government beat @washingtonpost.

The New York Times (New York, NY): Nick Bilton (@nickbilton) changes lanes and joins the Style Section @nytimes as a Columnist. He most recently wrote for the Bits technology blog. Bilton will apply his technology background and pen a column every Thursday based on tech and its impact on lifestyle and society.

MedCity News (Cleveland, OH): Former San Diego Business Journal Medical Reporter Meghana Keshavan (@meghanakeshavan) becomes the Life Sciences Reporter @medcitynews.

The Washington Times (Washington, DC): Fox News Commentator Monica Crowley (@MonicaCrowley) signs on as the Online Opinion Editor @WashTimes.

Bloomberg News – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Former Hill Reporter Erik Wasson (@elwasson) is the new man on the Congressional beat @BloombergNews.

Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Josh Rottenberg (@joshrottenberg) joins @LATimes as a Senior Film Reporter.

Philly.com (Philadelphia, PA): Michael Topel (@mtopel) is the new Interim Executive Editor @phillydotcom.

Playboy Magazine (Beverly Hills, CA): Alyson Sheppard (@amshep) departs from Popular Mechanics magazine to join @playboy as a Contributing Editor.

The Hollywood Reporter (Los Angeles, CA): Lynne Segall has been named Executive Vice President and Group Publisher of @THR and @billboard.

TV Guide (New York, NY): Doug Brod (@DougBrod) has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief @TVGuide. Brod has been with the magazine since 2012 and most recently served as Executive Editor. Also being promoted is Michael Schneider (@franklinavenue). He will take over as Executive Editor.

Time Out New York (New York, NY): Rheanna O’Neil Bellomo (@RheannaBellomo) joins @TimeOutNewYork as Assistant Editor of Food, Drinks and Events.

Sheridan Road Magazine (Chicago, IL): Dustin O’Regan has been named Editor-at-Large @SheridanRdMag. Ann Marie Scheidler has been promoted to Managing Editor of the JWC magazines, which include The Polo Book, Sheridan Road, Forest & Bluff and Hinsdale Living.

Spin.com (New York, NY): Craig Marks (@craigmarks) is back @SPINmagazine after nearly 15 years. He returns as Editor-in-Chief in an effort to increase their digital audience. They became all digital in 2012.

She Knows (@SheKnows): Amy Boshnack (@ABoshnack) is the new Editor-in-Chief.

Vox (@VoxDotCom): Lauren Williams (@LaurenWilliams) is now the Lead Editor.

Tasting Table (@TastingTable): Jim Meehan has joined @TastingTable as its first Drinks Editor.

Parade Magazine (@ParadeMagazine): Cecily McAndrews (@MonPetitFour) will be the Food Editor.

Parents Magazine (New York, NY): Leslie Corona joins @parentsmagazine as a Freelance Assistant Editor.

Marie Claire (New York, NY): Alyssa Mastromonaco (@AlyssaMastro44) is brought on @marieclaire as a Contributing Editor.

NJTV (Montclair, NJ): Beginning July 1st, Anchor Mary Alice Williams will join @NJTVonline to host the evening news. She will replace Anchor & Managing Editor Mike Schneider (@SchneiderNJTV) who will change roles at the station.

Yakima Herald-Republic (Yakima, WA): Rob Blethen has been named General Manager at the paper (@Yakima_Herald), starting in August. He is currently the Publisher of the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin.

Charleston City Paper (Charleston, SC): Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Barna has left the Paper (@chascitypaper) after 17 years. Chris Haire is now Editor.

Newton Daily News (Newton, IA): Abigail Pelzer (@AbigailPelzer) has been named Editor at (@NewtonDNews). Pelzer is set to begin in her new role on July 21.

The West Yellowstone News (West Yellowstone, MT): Jeremy Weber is now the new Managing Editor @WYellowstoneMT.

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MEDIA News: Media Moves at: The New Republic, The Atlantic, NBC News and More…

http://prnbloggers.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/agility-logo.png?w=127&h=125&h=125PR 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.

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)(scoop@huffingtonpost.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) (tips@eater.com): 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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MEDIA News: Media Moves at: National Journal, The Washington Post, Politico and More…

http://prnbloggers.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/agility-logo.png?w=127&h=125&h=125PR 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.

CNNMoney.com (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.

xoVain.com (New York, NY): April Walloga (@AprilWalloga) joins @xoVain as Managing Editor.

PoliticsPA.com (@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 (http://www.refinery29.com): 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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MEDIA News: Media Moves at: National Post, MoneySense, Inc., CNN and More…

http://prnbloggers.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/agility-logo.png?w=127&h=125&h=125PR 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 Post National Post (Toronto, ON): Anne Marie Owens was named Publisher where she becomes the first woman Publisher @nationalpost.

MoneySense MoneySense (Toronto, ON): Duncan Hood (@DuncanHood_) is the new Editor-in-Chief @MoneySenseMag. And Former Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Chevreau (@JonChevreau) is now an Editor-at-Large.

Inc. INC. (New York, NY): CEO of Dell Michael Dell (@MichaelDell), Thomas Goetz (@tgoetz), Former Executive Editor of Wire Magazine and Michelle Manafy (@michellemanafy) Editorial Director, Online Publishers Association have been named as Columnists @INC.

CNN CNN (Washington, DC): Mark Preston (@prestoncnn) (mark.preston@turner.com) has been promoted to Executive Editor of Politics @cnn.

New York Daily News New York Daily News (New York, NY): Meredith Engel (@MeredithEngel) (mengel@nydailynews.com) has joined the paper as a Digital Health Reporter.

MORE Magazine More Magazine (New York, NY): Former Ladies Home Journal Entertainment Director Susan Pocharski (susan.pocharski@meredith.com) has taken over the same role @MoreMag.

Real Simple Magazine Real Simple Magazine (New York, NY): Laura Schocker (@lschocker) (laura_schocker@realsimple.com) has become the new Online Executive Editor. She comes from the Huffington Post where she was Executive Editor of the Healthy Living section.

Women's Health Women’s Health (New York, NY): Gretchen Smelter (gretchen.smelter@rodale.com) has been named Creative Director. She most recently served as Design Director at House Beautiful.

The Boston Globe The Boston Globe (Boston, MA): Current Sports Editor for Athens Banner-Herald Rachel Bowers (@RachelGBowers), has been hired as the new Sports Online Producer and will begins June 16th.

U.S. News U.S. News & World Report (Washinton, D.C): Kristine Crane (@CraneKristine) (KCrane@usnews.com) is a new Health Reporter @USNews. She will focus on patient advice and health tips.

Gizmodo Gizmodo (@Gizmodo) (tipbox@gizmodo.com): Brian Barrett (@BrBarrett) (bbarrett@gizmodo.com) is now the Editor-in-Chief @Gizmodo.

Gawker Gawker (@Gawker) (tips@gawker.com): Allie Jones (@AllieRileyJones) is now a News and Politics Reporter at the outlet.

The Switch The Switch – The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Nancy Scola (@nancyscola) is joining this Tech Blog produced by The Washington Post (@theswitch) at the end of June.

HLN HLN (Head Line News) (Atlanta, GA): Mr. Ali Nejad (ali.nejad@turner.com) is the new L.A.-based Correspondent for HLN (@hlntv). He arrives from ESPN.

Fox News Fox News Channel (New York, NY): Actress Stacey Dash (@REALStaceyDash) is now a Contributor at (@FoxNews).

Who What Wear Who What Wear (@WhoWhatWear) (hello@whowhatwear.com): Faith Xue is the newest Senior Editor at the celebrity fashion site.

FierceCable FierceCable (Washington, DC): Daniel Frankel (dfrankel@fiercemarkets.com) is the new Editor @FierceCable.

PolicyMic PolicyMic (@PolicyMic): Bryan Graham (@BryanAGraham)(bryan@bryanarmengraham.com) is the new Sports Editor.

Bustle Bustle (Brooklyn, NY): Kara McGrath (@diosmioitskara) is the new Fashion & Beauty Editor @bustle.

jose diaz-balart MSNBC (New York, NY): Telemundo Anchor Jose Díaz-Balart (@jdbalart) takes on double duty by Anchoring @msnbc mid-mornings starting in the middle of June.

Miami Heraldel Nuevo Herald The Miami Herald/el Nuevo Herald (Miami, FL): Alexandra Villoch is now the Publisher @MiamiHerald and @elnuevoherald.

ESPNUpstate ESPN Upstate (Greenville, SC): ESPN Upstate has promoted Mark Hendrix (mhendrix@entercom.com) to Program Director and Bob McLain (bmclain@entercom.com) to Operations Manager.

The Modesto Bee The Modesto Bee (Modesto, CA): Ken Riddick has been named President & Publisher of @modbee.

smdp Santa Monica Daily Press (Santa Monica, CA): Matthew Hall (matt@smdp.com) was named Editor of @smdailypress.

Texarkana Gazette Texarkana Gazette (Texarkana. TX): Kirk Blair (kblair@texarkanagazette.com) has been promoted to General Manager @TxkGazette.

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MEDIA News: Media Moves at Inc., The Huffington Post, Money and More…

http://prnbloggers.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/agility-logo.png?w=127&h=125&h=125PR 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.

Inc. Inc. Magazine (New York, NY): Thomas Goetz (@tgoetz) joins @inc as a Columnist. Also joining the publication as a Columnist is Michelle Manafy (@michellemanafy) and Maria Aspan (@mariaaspan) is now a Senior Editor.

Huffington Post The Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost): Kate Palmer (@KatePalms) has been promoted to Managing Editor.

Money Magazine Money Magazine (New York, NY): Laura Goldstein joins @Money as Digital Deputy Editor.

Capital Business Capital Business (Washington, DC): Washington Post Business Reporter Amrita Jayakumar (@ajbombay) switches to The Washington Post Business publication (@CapitalBiz).

Fortune Magazine Fortune Magazine (New York, NY): Ben Geier (@ben_geier) has joined the team as an Online Breaking News Reporter. Also joining @FortuneMagazine as a Breaking News Reporter is Laura Lorenzetti (@lauralorenzetti).

Business Insider Business Insider (New York, NY): Colin Campbell (@BKColin) joins @BusinessInsider as a Politics Reporter.

Chicago Tribune Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL): The daily (@chicagotribune) has announced several changes. Mike Kellams (@MikeKellams) has been named Associate Managing Editor/Business from serving in the Sports department. Joe Knowles (@jknowles31) will assume Kellams’ position as Associate Managing Editor/Sports. Associate Managing Editor/Business Michael Lev (@MichaelLev) has joined the Trib’s editorial board.

The New York Times The New York Times (New York, NY): Media Industry Reporter Emily Steel (@emilysteel) is set to join the paper June 16. She comes from the Financial Times where she served as a U.S. Media and Marketing Correspondent.

The New York Times – Atlanta Bureau (Atlanta, GA): Southern Bureau Chief Kim Severson has switched roles to Food Correspondent.

REDBOOK Redbook (New York, NY): Executive Editor Meredith Rollins has been named Interim Editor-in-Chief @redbookmag. Rollins will hold the position until a new EIC is found. She replaces Jill Herzig who now becomes Editor-in-Chief of Dr. Oz’s The Good Life Magazine.

ELLE Magazine (US) Elle Magazine (New York, NY): Rebecca Traister (@rtraister) of The New Republic joins @ElleMagazine as a Contributing Editor. She will remain @TNR as well. In addition, Amanda Fortini (@amandafortini) will also come aboard the publication as a Contributing Editor.

T Magazine T: The New York Times Style Magazine (New York, NY): Minju Pak has been tapped as the new Assistant Managing Editor @tmagazine.

Fusion Fusion (Doral, FL): Margarita Noriega (@margafret), has been named Director of Social Media @ThisisFusion.

Morning Consult Morning Consult (Internet): Tim Homan (@timothyrhoman) is the new Financial News Editor @MorningConsult.

The Upshot The Upshot (Washington, DC): Margot Sanger-Katz (@sangerkatz) is the new Healthcare Correspondent at this New York Times political policy website (@UpshotNYT).

Seattle Met Magazine Seattle Met (Seattle, WA): Senior Editor James Ross Gardner (@jamesrgardner) has been named the next Editor-in-Chief for the magazine (@SeattleMet).

SAVEUR Saveur (New York, NY): Mari Uyehara (@MariUyehara) is now a Senior Editor.

Mashable Mashable (@Mashable): Louise Roug will be the Global News Editor at the outlet. Sandra Gonzalez (@TheSandraG) is joining as a Senior Television Writer.

PHX Business Journal Phoenix Business Journal (Phoennix, AZ): Ray Schey has joined (@phxbizjournal) as Publisher from the Milwaukee Business Journal (@BizJournalMKE) where he served as Director of Advertising.

New Haven Register New Haven Register (New Haven, CT): Former intern Kristin Stoller (@KristinStoller) has joined the Breaking News team at the paper as a Reporter

OPERA NEWS Opera News (New York, NY): Diane Silberstein (@DSilbersteinNYC) is the new Publisher @OPERANEWS.

Tampa Bay Times Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, FL): Sports scribe Joe Smith (@TBTimes_JSmith) has been promoted to Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey Reporter. And Matt Baker (@MBakerTBTimes) has joined the Times (@tb_times) sports team as a Reporter.

The Washington Times The Washington Times (Washington, DC): Marc Lancaster (@MarcLancaster) takes the reins as Sports Editor.

knoxnews The Knoxville News-Sentinel (Knoxville, TN): Steve Trosky (@strosky) is the new Assistant Sports Editor of the @knoxnews.

Rita Cosby WABC-AM (New York, NY): Rita Cosby (@RitaCosby) is now Host of the 5:00-6:00 p.m. “The Ride Home Show” alongside Host Pat Kiernan at (77WABCradiO).

Petoskey News-Review The Petoskey News-Review (Petoskey, MI): Rachel Brougham (@RachelBrougham) is the new Assistant Editor at Petoskey News-Review (@PetoskeyNews).

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MEDIA News: Media Moves at Sacramento Bee, The New York Times, The Washington Post and More…

http://prnbloggers.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/agility-logo.png?w=127&h=125&h=125PR 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.

The Sacramento BeeSacramento Bee (Sacramento, CA): Claudia Buck was promoted from Assistant Business Editor to Business Editor here (@sacbee_news) after Jerry Eagan retired.

The New York Times The New York Times (New York, NY): Executive Editor Jill Abramson has unexpectedly left the paper (@nytimes). She will be replaced by Managing Editor Dean Baquet (@deanbaquet).

Washington Post The Washington Post (Washington, DC): David Malitz (@malitzd) and Mitch Rubin (rubinm@washpost.com) are the new Deputy Features Editors @washingtonpost.

Cosmopolitan Cosmopolitan (New York, NY): Leslie Yazel (@lyazel) will become Executive Editor of @Cosmopolitan later this month.

Fortune Magazine Fortune (New York, NY): Tom Huddleston (@TJHuddle) has joined @FortuneMagazine as a Breaking News Reporter.

Janet Hundley WTMJ-TV (Milwaukee, WI): Janet Hundley (@JanetHundley) has been named News Director @TMJ4 from Assistant News Director @ABC7Chicago.

Esquire Magazine Esquire (New York, NY): Jennings Brown (@tjenningsbrown) joins @Esquiremag as Associate Editor.

TIME.com TIME Magazine (New York, NY): Mackenzie Yang has been promoted to Editorial Technology Coordinator @Time. Also joining, Arlene Chang (@changarlene) is set to become International Homepage Editor at Time.com. And Siobhan O’Connor (@SiobhanNYC) is the new Editorial Director of Health.

People StyleWatch People StyleWatch (New York, NY): Leah Ginsberg, who was brought on in November 2013 as Managing Editor, has been promoted to Executive Editor @StyleWatchMag. In addition, Kristen Maxwell (@kristenmax) was promoted from Senior Editor to Deputy Editor.

VANITY FAIR Vanity Fair (New York, NY): Katherine Goldstein (@KGeee) joins @VanityFair as Online Editor.  She is to begin at the magazine on June 9..

Dr. Oz THE GOOD LIFE Dr. Oz The Good Life (New York, NY): Jill Herzig is joining the outlet as the new Editor-in-Chief.

refinery29 Refinery29 (@Refinery29): Kelley Carter (@IAmKelleyCarter) is now the Lifestyle Editor @Refinery29.

E! NewsE! News (Los Angeles, CA): Jennifer Lavin has been promoted to Executive Producer and Melanie Bromley to Chief News Correspondent @Enews.

Mother Jones Mother Jones (San Francisco, CA): Shane Bauer (@shane_bauer) joins the staff of @MotherJones as a Reporter covering human rights.

VarietyVariety.com (http://www.variety.com): The online team of @Variety welcomes Laura Prudom (@/LauInLA) as a News Editor.

Hollywood Reporter The Hollywood Reporter (Los Angeles, CA): Jeanie Pyun has been promoted from Features Director to Deputy Editor. Alison Brower will be returning to @THR next month as Deputy Editorial Director.

Indianapolis Star The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, IN): Ronnie Ramos (@RonnieRamos) has been promoted to Managing Director, Digital & Sports @indystar. He will manage sports and digital operations, including photos, videos and graphics.

Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Sun-Times.com (Chicago, IL): Zach Finken has joined the Tribune Content Agency as an Associate Editor after serving as an Assistant Managing Editor and Copy Editor (@SunTimes).

HLN HLN (Head Line News) (Atlanta, GA): Rashan Ali is a new Sports Correspondent for “Weekend Express on HLN (@hlntv).”

FOX Sports 1 Fox Sports 1 (Charlotte, NC): Kaitlyn Vincie (@kaitlynvincie) has re-signed @FOXSports1 as a Motorsports Reporter. Meanwhile, Lindsey Thiry (@LindseyThiry) is a new Sports Reporter who will be based in Los Angeles.

Quartz Quartz (New York, NY): Annalisa Merelli (@missanabeem) is a new Reporter. Dan Frommer (@fromedome) signs on as the Technology Editor. And Matt Phillips (@MatthewPhillips) was promoted to Markets & Finance Editor.

National Journal National Journal (Washington, DC): Michelle Cottle (@mcottle) joins the team as a Senior Writer and Nora Caplan-Bricker (@NCaplanBricker) signs on as a new Correpondent

Maxim Magazine Maxim (New York, NY): Former Men’s Health Associate Editor Matt Berical (@MattBerical) is the new Senior Editor @MaximMag.

The Reading Eagle Reading Eagle (Reading, PA): Business Editor Karen Miller has retired.

Azteca Azteca (New York,NY): Azteca America has decided to change its name and is now known as Azteca (@tvaztecaoficia)

Telemundo Telemundo Network (Hialeah,FL): Luis Silberwasser has been named President of Telemundo Network (@Telemundo). He will take over operations in August 2014.

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MEDIA News: Media Moves at Jet, Bloomberg News, Sports Illustrated and More…

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JET magazine Jet (Chicago, IL): The lifestyle magazine (@GetJETmag) is set to transition from print and go exclusively digital. Kyra Kyles (@thekylesfiles) has been named Digital Editorial Director at JETmag.com.

National Geographic National Geographic Magazine (Washington, DC): Executive Editor Susan Goldberg was promoted to Editor-in-Chief.

Bloomberg News Bloomberg News (New York, NY): Winnie O’Kelley (@winnieokelley) was promoted from Financial Crimes Editor to Executive Editor @BloombergNews.

Bloomberg News – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Deputy Managing Editor Craig Gordon (@dcraiggordon) has been promoted to Managing editor.

Sports Illustrated Sports Illustrated (New York, NY): Former Washington Post Sports Assignment Editor Lindsay Applebaum (@lindsapple) joins @SI to become a Special Projects Editor. And Emma Span (@emmaspan) signs on as a Senior Editor.

Public Integrity Center for Public Integrity (Washington, DC): Gordon Witkin (@gwitkin) was promoted from Managing Editor to Editor. And John Dunbar (@JohnDunbar14) has been named Deputy Executive Editor @Publici.

T Magazine T, The New York Times Style Magazine (New York, NY): Emily Stokes (@emilystokes) has been named Senior Features Editor @tmagazine. She most recently co-edited the Readings Section at Harper’s Bazaar (@harpersbazaarus).

POLITICO Pro Politico PRO (Arlington, VA): David Pittman (@David_Pittman)(dpittman@politico.com) is a new Health Reporter @POLITICOPro. And Allie Grasgreen (@alliegrasgreen) signs on as a Higher Education Reporter.

CNNMoney.com CNNMoney.com (New York, NY): Former Fox Business Senior Reporter Matt Egan (@MattMEgan5) will now cover Stocks, Business and Finance @CNNMoney. In addition, Melvin Backman (@MelvinBackman) joins as a Reporter covering markets and investing.

Poynter Poynter (Saint Petersburg, FL): Seth Liss (@sliss33) boards on as the Digital Editor @Poynter.

Scott Bland The Hotline (Washington, DC): House Editor Scott Bland (@HotlineScott) has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief.

Washingtonian Washingtonian (Washington, DC): Paulina Kosturos (@washwellbeing) takes over the Well & Being Section @washingtonian.

Esquire Magazine Esquire Magazine (New York, NY): John Hendrickson (@JohnGHendy) joins @Esquiremag as Associate Digital Editor.

Roll Call Roll Call (Washington, DC): “Technocrat” is a new blog covering Telecom/Technology by Anne Kim (@annekimdc). And “POTUS Operandi” is another new blog covering the White House. Steven Dennis is at the helm.

The Hill The Hill (Washington, DC): Ferdous Al-Faruque (@alfaruque) is the new Healthcare Policy Reporter @thehill.

ESPN The Magazine ESPN The Magazine (Bristol, CT): Former Bloomberg News Sports Reporter Mina Kimes (@minakimes) is now a Senior Writer/Columnist @ESPNMag .

Us Weekly US Weekly (New York, NY): Ashley Spencer (@AshleyySpencer) joins @usweekly as Staff Editor.

CBS Evening News CBS Evening News (New York, NY): Steve Capus (@SteveKapus) has been added to CBS Evening News (@cbseveningnews) as Executive Producer starting in July. In addition, the former NBC exec will be the Executive Editor of CBS News (@CBSNews).

Univision LA Univision – Noticias 34 – KMEX-TV (Los Angeles, CA): Alberto Mier y Terán (@A_MieryTeran) has been promoted to Executive Vice President but will continue to serve as General Manager @NU34LA.

Marie Claire Marie Claire (New York, NY): Former Press Aide to Hillary Clinton, Audrey Gelman (@audreygelman), has joined @marieclaire as a Contributing Editor.

The Daily Beast The Daily Beast (@TheDailyBeast) (editorial@thedailybeast.com): Tim Mak (@TimKMak) is heading to The Daily Beast as a Senior Congressional Correspondent.

Digital Trends Digital Trends (@DigitalTrends): The new Editor-in-Chief for Digital Trends is Jeremy Kaplan (@SmashDawg).

Seventeen Magazine Seventeen (New York, NY): Jo Ann Liguori has joined Seventeen (@seventeenmag) as Executive Managing Editor. Liguori previously served as managing Editor at Country Living Magazine.

Mashable Mashable (@Mashable): Andy Fixmer (@AndyFixmer)  is joining Mashable as the Special Projects Editor.

SELF Magazine SELF (New York, NY): Suzanne D’Amato (@suzannedamato) aboard as an Executive Editor (@SELFmagazine).

Mann Publications Fashion Mannuscript (New York, NY): Vanessa Groce joins the team at as a Senior Editor @Mann_Pub.

Daily Climate The Daily Climate (Charlottesville, VA): Marianne Lavelle (@mlavelles) joins the team as a Science Writer @TheDailyClimate.

Karen Gray Houston WTTG-TV (Washington, DC): Political Reporter Karen Gray Houston is retiring after over forty years at the helm.

Houston Chronicle Houston Chronicle (Houston, TX): Former Denton Record-Chronicle Reporter John D. Harden (@Jdharden) has joined @HoustonChron as a Reporter.

Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Sun-Times (Chicago, IL): After over 30 years of covering Chi-town sports, sports scribe Toni Ginnetti (@toniginnetti) is retiring. Toni covered the Cubs and White Sox during her career.

Las Cruces Bulletin The Las Cruces Bulletin (Las Cruces, NM): Brook Stockberger (@BStockberger) is now the Managing Editor @LCBulletin.

LancasterOnline.com Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era (Lancaster, PA): Chris Otto (@ChrisOttoLNP) is the new Sports Editor at Lancaster Newspapers (@LancasterOnline).

Providence Journal The Providence Journal (Providence, RI): Sports Writer Mark Daniels (@mdaniels06) has joined @projo covering The New England Patriots and the NFL. Previously, Daniels spent almost seven years covering sports at the Boston Herald.

The Missourian The Missourian (Washington, MO): Jason Peake is the new Sports Editor @Emissourian.

Times Free Press Chattanooga Times Free Press (Chattanooga, TN): Web Editor John Vass is retiring this month. Vass has been @timesfreepress for almost five decades.

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