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Bloomberg Businessweek (New York, NY): Kurt Soller (@KurtSoller) has started at Bloomberg Businessweek (@BW) as a Deputy Editor.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Hugo Lindgren is stepping down as Editor-in-Chief of New York Times Magazine in December. Business Reporter Rachel C. Abrams (@rachelabramsny) has joined the team to cover financial news and Wall Street.
The Detroit News (Detroit, MI): Deputy Managing Editor Gary Miles (@GaryMiles_DN) has taken the reins as Managing Editor at the News (@detroitnews).
Business Insider (New York, NY): Aaron Gell (@aarongell) joins @BusinessInsider later this month as Features Editor.
The Oregonian (Portland, OR): Rob Davis (@robwdavis) is the new Environment Reporter.
Yoga Journal (San Francisco, CA): Carin Gorrell (@caringorrell) is the new Editor-in-Chief.
Montana Magazine (Helena, MT): Jenna Cederberg (@jennacederberg) is the new Editor of Montana (@MontanaMagazine).
The Washington Examiner (Washington, DC): Zachary Colman (@zcolman) tackles the Energy and Environment Reporter position at the Examiner (@dcexaminer).
Roll Call (Washington, DC): Tamar Hallerman (@TamarHallerman) joins the team as a Reporter.
Garden & Gun (Charleston, SC): Nancy Carmody is the new Publisher of Garden & Gun (@gardenandgunmag).
The Boston Globe (Boston, MA): Sports Columnist Leigh Montville returns to the paper after 24 years.
Lowell Sun (Lowell, MA): The paper has promoted longtime staff member Dave McArdle (@DMacTheSun) from Executive Editor to Editorial Page Editor.
The Seattle Times (Seattle, WA): Tacoma’s News Tribune Sports Reporter Ryan Divish (@RyanDivish) joins the Times (@seattletimes) to cover Baseball.
Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, UT): Bubba Brown leaves Ogden’s Standard-Examiner to be a Sports Reporter at the Trib (@sltrib).
The Vicksburg Post (Vicksburg, MS): Jeff Schumacher is the new Managing Editor at the Post (@TheVixPost).
The News-Gazette (Champaign, IL): Sports Editor Jim Rossow has been promoted to Executive Editor at The News-Gazette (@news_gazette).
KYSR-FM (Los Angeles, CA): Trey Morgan (@ItsTreyMorgan) is set to join the team in January 2014 as Assistant Program Director & Host.
KZZO-FM (Sacramento, CA): This CBS affiliate will welcome Hunter Quinlivan (@hqradio) as Assistant Program Director/Music Director in December.
KEARTH101-FM (Los Angeles, CA) Weekend Host Dave Randall has exited classic hits station @KEARTH101.
KCBS-TV (Studio City, CA): Anchors, Sharon Tay (@SharonTay888), Rick Garcia (@RickGarciaNews) and Meteorologist Evelyn Taft (@EvelynTaft) are joining KCBS-TV from sister station KCAL9-TV.
Telemundo – KDEN-TV (Denver,CO): Pedro Calderon will be joining the KDEN-TV’s (@telemundodenver) newsroom as News Director.
New England Cable News (Newton, MA): Michael St. Peter (@MichaelStPeter) is now the VP and General Manager at @NECN.
Consumer Reports (Yonkers, NY): Kimberly Kleman is no longer Editor-in-Chief and Deputy Editorial Director at the outlet.
Yahoo! (@Yahoo): Matt Bai (@MattBai) joins Yahoo as a National Political Columnist.
The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Congressional Reporter Corey Boles has parted ways with the Wall Street Journal (@WSJ). In addition, Reporter Allison Morrow (@alliwsj) has been added to the World Desk.
CNN (New York, NY): New York Times Reporter Brian Stelter (@BrianStelter) will part ways with the paper later this month and join @CNN as a Senior Media Correspondent and Host.
Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL): Alison Bowen (@ReporterAlison) joins the Chicago Tribune, she will cover consumer electronics and technology.
Men’s Journal (New York, NY): Associate Publisher Vincent Krsulich has been moved into the role of Publisher.
State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL): Food Editor/Columnist/Blogger Kathryn Rem is leaving the daily (@SJRbreaking). Natalie Morris will take over the Sunday’s “A La Carte” column and Brien Murphy will take over “Off the Clock” and “Food”.
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