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National Journal (Washington, DC): Washington Post Political Reporter Ben Pershing signs on as the new Washington Editor. And former American Prospect Executive Editor Bob Moser joins @nationaljournal as a Senior Editor. Roll Call Reporter Daniel Newhauser (@dnewhauser) is now covering Congress here too.
The Atlantic (Washington, DC): Senior Editor Alexis Madrigal (@alexismadrigal) was promoted to Deputy Editor. And Katie Gilsinan (@kgilsinan) comes aboard as an Associate Editor. And Associate Health Editor Julie Beck (@julieebeck) was promoted to Health Editor.
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN): The paper (@StarTribune) has announced that 19 of its journalists are taking a buyout and leaving after the sale of the paper recently. Among those that are departing include: Metro Reporter Jim Adams; Columnist/Tech Reporter Steve Alexander; Regional Reporter Laurie Blake; Reporter/Travel Blogger Curt Brown; Capitol Reporter Pat Doyle; Weather Reporter Bill McAuliffe; and News Editor Stan Schmidt.
Elle Magazine (New York, NY): Evan Campisi (@evancampisi) was named the Design Director @ELLEMagazine. He begins at the magazine on July 23rd.
Associated Press (New York, NY): Shelley Acoca (@ShelleyA) joins @AP as East Coast Entertainment and Lifestyle Editor.
Glamour (New York, NY): Abbe Wright (AbbeWright) joins @glamourmag as a Contributing Editor.
The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY): Elizabeth Holmes (@EHolmesWSJ) was promoted to Senior Style Writer @WSJ.
Seventeen Magazine (New York, NY): Aeyung Kim (@Aeyung) moves from Fashion Assistant to Fashion Editor. In addition, Accessories Editor Jasmine Snow (@jassnow) has been promoted to Senior Fashion Editor. Ms. Snow has been @seventeenmag since 2007.
Rolling Stone (New York, NY): Associate Publisher Michael Provus has been promoted to Publisher. Mr. Provus has been @RollingStone since 2010 and will succeed Chris McLoughlin.
Good Morning America (New York, NY): Veteran Producer Chris Vlasto (@vlasto) has been promoted to Executive Producer. He will oversee the 7:00a hour focusing on breaking news and the morning’s top stories.
CNNMoney.com (New York, NY): Cullen Daly (@CullenDaly) is the new Senior Producer here @cnnmoney. He had been at Bloomberg News.
The View (New York, NY): ABC has confirmed that Rosie O’Donnell (@Rosie) is returning to the show as a Co-Host.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Former @WSJ Features Reporter Katie Rosman (@katierosman) joins the paper as a Sunday Styles Columnist and Editor. Ms. Rosman will begin late summer.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Former Digiday Senior Editor Josh Sternberg (@joshsternberg) has joined the @washingtonpost as a Digital Content Strategist.
Healthopolis (Washington, DC): This new blog produced by CQ/Roll Call covers healthcare policy. Paul Jenks (@PHJenks) is the head Blogger and Joe Warminsky (@jwarminsky) is the Editor.
NPR (Washington, DC): Former Marketplace Managing Editor Sarah Gilbert joins Weekend Edition (@NPRWeekend) as a Senior Editor.
THR.com (Los Angeles, CA) : Bryan Bishop has departed from Verge (@verge) to join THR.com (@thr) as News Director.
Buzzfeed (@Buzzfeed) (firstname.lastname@example.org): Johana Bhuiyan (@JMBooyah) will soon be joining @Buzzfeed as a Technology Reporter.
Consumer Reports (@ConsumerReports): George Kennedy (@GKenns101) is joining @ConsumerReports as a Senior Associate Editor.
Yahoo! (@Yahoo)(email@example.com): Joanna Douglas (@JoannaDouglas) is now a Senior Beauty Editor for @YahooBeauty.
National Enquirer (New York, NY): Dylan Howard has been hired as the new Editor-in-Chief at National Enquirer (@NatEnquirer).
Los Angeles Daily News (Woodland Hills, CA): Sports Columnist Tom Hoffarth (@tomhoffarth) has stepped away from writing full-time in order to concentrate on a non-profit venture.
Winona Daily News (Winona, MN): Sports Reporter John Casper Jr. (@johncasperjr) has been promoted to Sports Editor.
The Salem News (Salem, MA): Longtime Sports Reporter Bill Kipouris has passed away at the age of 72. He worked @salemnews for 36 years.
Auburn Journal (Auburn, CA): Penne Usher (firstname.lastname@example.org) has returned to the Auburn Journal as the publications Managing Editor. Eyragon Eidam is the new City Hall Reporter.
The Ventura County Star (Camarillo, CA): Shanna Cannon takes the reins as the Regional Publisher @VCStar. Cannon succeeds Margie Cochrane.
The Moulton Advertiser (Moulton, AL): J.R. Tidwell has been named Sports Writer @MoultonAdv.
Commercial Dispatch (Columbus, MS): Brandon Walker (@BWonStateBeat) will soon be joining @CDispatch as the Mississippi State Sports Writer.
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