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U.S. News & World Report (Washington, D.C.): Managing Editor Kim Castro (@kimacastro) is now the Executive Editor/Consumer News @usnews.
San Antonio Business Journal (San Antonio, TX): Tony Quesada has been announced as the Editor-in-Chief @SABizJournal.
Houston Chronicle (Houston, TX): Virginian-Pilot Managing Editor Maria Carrillo (@havana58) is headed to Houston to become Senior Editor @HoustonChron.
The New York Times (New York, NY): Former Pasadena Magazine Editor Maria Russo (@Maria_C_Russo) is now the Children’s Books Editor @nytimes. And Alex MacCallum (@alexmaccallum) was promoted to Assistant Managing Editor of Audience Development.
CBS News – Washington Bureau (Washington, DC): Trish Turner (@caphilltrish) is the new “CBS This Morning” D.C. Producer.
The Washington Post (Washington, DC): Economics Policy Reporter Jim Tankersley (@jimtankersley) is the Editor of the new online section “Storyline” (http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/storyline)(@TheStoryline) covering people, policy and data. And Philadelphia Inquirer Columnist Karen Heller (@kheller) signs on as a Features Writer.
NBC News (New York, NY): Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) has been named the new Host of @meetthepress. He replaces David Gregory who had been with the program since December 2008. Todd’s first show as host will air on September 7th.
Bloomberg News (New York, NY): Josh Tyrangiel (@Tyrangiel) was named Lead Editor for consumer products @BloombergNews.
Bloomberg View (New York, NY): Katie Benner (@ktbenner) will join @BV as a Tech Columnist in September.
ABC News (New York, NY): Ann Compton (@AnnCompton), a 41-year veteran @ABC, has announced she will retire September 10.
WIPR-TV (Puerto Rico): Miguel Rosa (@Miguelrosatv) has been promoted to General Manager for WIPM-TV/WIPR-TV in Puerto Rico.
Telemundo Network (Hialeah, FL): Norberto Hernandez has joined Telemundo’s (@Telemundo), “Un Nuevo Dia” (@UnNuevoDia) as a Correspondent.
Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, CA): Scout Media’s Lindsey Thiry (@LindseyThiry) joins @LATimes as a Reporter covering USC football.
Tonawanda News (Tonawanda, NY): Chris Voccio is now the Publisher of @tonanews and The Niagara Gazette @NiagaraGazette.
Ithaca Journal (Ithaca, NY): Thomas Claybaugh is now the Publisher of @ithacajournal, The Press & Sun-Bulletin (@pressconnects) and @stargazette.
WSJ Speakeasy Blog (New York, NY): Reporter Barbara Chai (@barbarachai) has become the Managing Editor @WSJSpeakeasy.
HGTV Magazine (New York, NY): Leslie Corona becomes Editorial Assistant @HGTVMag.
Buzzfeed (@Buzzfeed): The new Associate Celebrity Editor is Kristin Harris (@KristinHarris).
Yahoo! (@Yahoo): Michele Promaulayko (@MichProm) will begin as the new Editor-in-Chief @YahooHealth on August 25th.
The Fader (@TheFader): Deidre Dyer (@Yung_Oprah_) has been promoted to Style Editor.
The Kansas City Star (Kansas City, MO): Steve Paul (@sbpaul) has been named Editorial Page Editor @KCStar, replacing the recently retired Miriam Pepper.
Science Magazine (Washington, D.C.): Book Review Editor Sherman Suter is retiring from @ScienceMagazine.
Pocono Record (Stroudsburg, PA): Tom Deschriver (@PoconoTD) is the new Executive Editor @PoconoRecord. Tom replaces Christopher Mele (@MeleChristopher) who is now a Metro Editor for The New York Times. And Brad Bailey takes on the Associate Publisher role.
Casper Star-Tribune (Casper, WY): Brendan Meyer (@Brendan_Meyer13) will join (@CSTribune) as Features Reporter.
Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA): James Normandin (@J_F_Normandin) was named the Publisher at (@telegramdotcom) and begins on September 2nd .
The Telegraph Herald (Dubuque, IA): Steve Fisher (@sedwardfisher) is now the new Publisher @TelegraphHerald. Fisher will replace James Normandin.
Brownwood Bulletin (Brownwood, TX): Russ Goodall is now the Managing Editor @Bwdbulletin.
Glen Rose Reporter (Glen Rose, TX): Brent Addleman (@GRR_Editor) has been named Managing Editor @GlenRoseNews.
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