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January 12, 2017
 
Digital
 
At Axios, Danielle Jones was named Head of Native Content. Jones was most recently Executive Vice President of Expansion and POLITICO.
 
Breitbart News Network named John Carney, currently a Banking Reporter at the Wall Street Journal, Editor of its Finance and Economics section, which will launch after the January 20th inauguration.
 
Alex Spence, currently European Media Reporter at POLITICO’s London bureau, was named Senior Political Correspondent at Buzzfeed UK. He will begin his new role in early February. Emily Dugan, previously a Reporter at The Independent, was named Senior Reporter.
 
Obama White House alumni Tommy Vietor, Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett and Howard Daniel “Dan” Pfeiffer started a new digital media news site called Crooked Media. Their new political podcast is called "Pod Save America." Vietor was President Barack Obama's national security spokesman; Favreau and Lovett were former speechwriters and Pfeiffer was Communications Director and Senior Advisor.
 
 
Networks
 
NBC News continues to build out its digital team, poaching editors Brian Walsh and Matt Grimson from ABC News and Kalhan Rosenblatt from the Daily Mail, among other appointments announced yesterday.
 
At Fox News Channel, the “Tucker Carlson Tonight” show moved to the 9 p.m. time slot. Martha MacCallum was named the Host of a new news program called “The First 100 Days.” Shannon Bream succeeded MaCallum as Co-Anchor of the “America’s Newsroom.” Jesse Watters, Correspondent and Producer for “The O’Reilly Factor,” got his own weekly program called "Watters' World" to air on Saturdays at 8 p.m.
 
Catie Beck was named Correspondent at NBC News in Atlanta.
 
ABC News hired Hilary Estey McLoughlin as Senior Executive Producer for Non-Fiction Content and “The View.”
 
At CNN, Alison Kosik was named General Assignment Correspondent in the New York Bureau.
 
At Hearst Television, Frank Biancuzzo and Michael Hayes were promoted to Executive Vice Presidents. They continue to oversee most of Hearst’s TV and radio stations.
 

Newspapers

 
At The New York Times, Jason Horowitz, previously Political Features Correspondent, was named Rome Bureau Chief.
 
Gennady Kolker, previously Senior Growth Editor at Fusion, was named Growth Editor at HBO.
 
The New York Times named Ian Fisher Jerusalem Bureau Chief. He is the former Weekend Editor. 
 
 
Periodicals  
 
Spencer Sharp was named Publisher of Blouin Media’s Art + Auction.
 
Andrew Richdale joined Saveur as Deputy Editor.
 
At StyleWatch, Ashley Kiely was promoted to Fashion Editor and Lynette Pone McIntyre was named Accessories and Market Director.
 
Faye Brennan joined Cosmopolitan as Deputy Editor.
 
At POLITICO Pro, Adriel Bettelheim was named Health Editor. Adriel was Managing Editor for Leadership and Enterprise at CQ Roll Call from 2016-2017. Lisa Zamosky was named Deputy Health Editor.
 
At Time Out New York, Alyson Penn was named Assistant Food and Drink Editor.
 
NJBIZ promoted Anjalee Khemlani from Healthcare Reporter to Deputy Managing Editor, Healthcare. Eric Strauss was named Managing Editor and Robert Russo was promoted to Art Director.
 
Wired Senior Editor Susan Murcko will join Popular Science as Features Editor on January 23.
 
Clay Chandler was named Time Inc. Executive Editor, International, reporting to Alan Murray, Chief Content Officer and Steve Marcopoto, President, International.
 
The Hill hired Nicholas Hahn as its Chief Opinion Editor. Hahn was previously Assistant Editorial Page Editor for The Detroit News.
 
Ron Fournier was named Publisher of Crain's Detroit Business.
 
 
Publishers
 
At American Media, Inc., Chris Scardino was named Executive Vice President and Group Publishing Director and Shawn Perine was named Vice President and Editorial Director of the newly formed AMI Fitness Group.
 
 
 
 
 
 
January 5, 2017
 
Digital
 
Jim Tankersley, former Economic Policy Reporter at the Washington Post, joined Vox.com as Editor, Policy and Politics. He succeeds former Deputy Managing Editor for Policy and Politics Laura McGann, who was promoted to Editorial Director. Lauren Williams was named Executive Editor.
 
Axios announced two additions to its executive team. Timothy J. “Tim” Berry, former Chief of Staff in the Office of the House Majority Leader, and Evan M. Ryan, Assistant Secretary of State for Education and Cultural Affairs, are joining as Executive Vice Presidents.
 
At Business Insider, Alexei Oreskovic was promoted to West Coast Bureau Chief and Tech Editor and Julie Bort was named Chief Tech Correspondent.
 
 
Networks
 
Megyn Kelly announced her departure as Host of “The Kelly File” at FOX News Channel effective this Friday. She joins NBC News as Anchor of a new one hour daytime program to air Monday through Friday at a time to be announced in the coming months. Kelly will also anchor a new Sunday evening news magazine show.
 
NBC continues to expand its Digital News group. Alana Miller was named Associate Producer, Nirma Hasty was named Assistant Producer, Sam Petulla was named Visual Journalist, and Anna Brand, previously Homepage Editor at MSNBC.com, was named Special Assignment and Planning Editor.
 

Newspapers

 
Washington Post announced the editorial team covering Congress and the federal government. The Congress/PowerPost team will be led by Editor Amy Gardner and Deputy Editor Rachel Van Dongen. They will oversee nine reporters: Paul Kane, Mike DeBonis, Kelsey Snell, David Weigel, Karoun Demirjian, Elise Viebeck, Robert Costa, Ed O’Keefe and Sean Sullivan.
 
At Tampa Bay Times, Graham Brink was promoted from Metro Editor to Assistant Managing Editor, Metro, State and Business News. Boyzell Hosey was appointed to Assistant Managing Editor, Photography and Multimedia. Stephanie Hayes was named Features Editor. Amy Hollyfield is now Deputy Managing Editor, Politics, Features and Lifestyles. Investigative Reporter Michael LaForgia was promoted to Investigations Editor and Adam Playford is his Deputy. Enterprise Reporter Alexandra Zayas was promoted to Enterprise Editor.
 
At the Wall Street Journal, James Taranto, previously a Columnist, was named Editorial Features Editor.
 
 
News Services
 
Bloomberg News hired Meena Thiruvengadam as Global Head of Audience Development.
 
 
Periodicals  
 
Ed Arnold joined the San Antonio Business Journal as Managing Editor.
 
Former Fox News Anchor Gretchen Carlson joined Time magazine as a Columnist for the online site Motto. She will focus on women and empowerment issues.
 
At Wired, Nicholas Thompson was named Editor-in-Chief, succeeding Scott Dadich.
 
 
 
 
 
 
December 29, 2016
 
Digital
 
Frank Cooper stepped down from his position as Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Creative Officer at Buzzfeed.
 
Kevin Poulsen, previously Contributing Editor at Wired, was named Contributing Editor at The Daily Beast.
 
Ryan Felton, previously a Contributing Writer at the Guardian, was named Writer at Jalopnik.
 
Nikki Finke was named Senior Columnist at Mediaite.
 
At Quartz, Arielle Ray was named Video Journalist, Abdi Latif Dahir was named Africa Writer, and Heather Timmons, previously Asia Correspondent, was named White House Correspondent.
 
 
Networks
 
At CNBC, Michael Kearns was promoted to Vice President, International Digital and Head of News and Programming, Asia Pacific. Patrick Allen was named Vice President and International Managing Editor for CNBC International. Noelle Murbach-Lami was promoted to Head of News and Programming, EMEA and Neelabh Chaturvedi was named Newsroom Strategy Director for CNBC International. 
 
Effective January 23, 2017, Juleyka Lantigua-Williams will join NPR as Senior Supervising Producer and Editor for Code Switch. Juleyka Lantigua-Williams is currently a Staff Writer for The Atlantic.
 
David O. Brown, most recently Police Chief at the Dallas Police Department, was named Contributor at ABC.
 
At Fox, Tom Lowell, previously Executive Producer of the Kelly File, was named Vice President and Managing Editor, News.
 

Newspapers

 
At Tampa Bay Times, Jeff Harrington was promoted from Economy Watchdog to Business Editor, succeeding Chris Tisch, who became Audience Editor.
 
Belinda Englman will join the Las Vegas Review-Journal in February 2017 as Vice President, Digital. Debra J. Saunders joined the Las Vegas Review Journal as White House Correspondent.
 
At Argus Leader, Consumer Experience Director Cory Myers was named News Director.
 
The McClatchy Co. acquired The Herald-Sun newspaper in Durham, North Carolina from Kentucky-based Paxton Media Group, which owned it since 2004.
 
Douglas Franklin was named Chief Executive Editor of The Boston Globe.
 
At the Florida Times-Union, Mary Kelli Palka was named Editor, succeeding Frank Denton, who was named Editor at Large.  
 
At the New York Times, Mark Mazetti was named Washington Investigations Editor, leading the newly-created Washington Investigations Team. Eric Lipton, Matt Apuzzo, Mike Schmidt, and Sharon LaFraniere were named to the team as Reporters.
 
At the Telegraph Herald, Amy Gilligan, previously Managing Editor, was named Executive Editor. She succeeds Brian Cooper, who was named Editorial Page Editor.
 
 
News Services
 
Michael Weissenstein was named Caribbean News Director for the Associated Press. He is based in Havana, Cuba.
 
Sally Buzbee, previously Vice President and Washington, DC, Bureau Chief, was named Senior Vice President and Executive Editor at AP.
 
Kimberly Guthrie was named President of Cox Media Group, Inc.
 
At Thomson Reuters, Paul Tomasch, previously U.S. Elections Editor on the National Affairs team, was named Americas Top Editor. Simon Robinson, previously Enterprise Editor, Europe, Middle East and Africa, was named Regional Editor of the same. He succeeds Richard Mably, who was named Editor, Markets, Commodities, and Energy.
 
 
Periodicals  
 
Joe Nocera, formerly a columnist at the New York Times, was named Staff Writer at Bloomberg Businessweek.
 
Deirdre Foley-Mendelssohn, most recently Executive Editor at the California Sunday Times, was named Senior Editor at the New Yorker.
 
Washington Monthly hired Gilad Edelman as an Editor and Saahil Desai as Digital Editor.
 
Chelsea Hassler, previously Deputy Audience Engagement Editor at Slate, was named Senior Editor at Newsweek.
 
At POLITICO, Stephen Heuser, previously Editor of The Agenda, was named Editorial Director, Ideas and Features. Sudeep Reddy, formerly Editor, Real Time Economics at the Wall Street Journal, was named Managing Editor.
 
At POLITICO Pro Budgets & Appropriations Brief, Sarah Ferris was named Reporter.
 
At Real Simple, Sara Austin, most recently Senior Deputy Editor at Cosmopolitan, was named Executive Editor.
 
At the Silicon Valley Business Journal, J. Jennings Moss was named Editor in Chief, succeeding Rob Daumeyer.
 
At StyleWatch, Lisa Arbetter has left her position as Editor. Bethany Heitman, Executive Editor, was named Interim Editor.
 
At Women’s Wear Daily, Miles Socha, previously Executive Editor, Europe, was named Editor in Chief, replacing Edward Nardoza, who left the position.
 
 
Programs
 
CNBC’s Squawk Box has moved to the Nasdaq studio in Times Square.
 
At ESPN, First Take moved from ESPN2 to ESPN, keeping its 10-noon time slot. SportsCenter Face to Face with Hannah Storm and  SportsCenter Coast to Coast moved to ESPN2, keeping their respective timeslots.
 
At 1A, a new program at WAMU, Joshua Johnson, previously Morning Anchor at KQED, was named Host, and Rupert Allman, previously Executive Producer of The Takeaway at WNYC, was named Executive Producer.
 
 
Publishers
 
Ellen Levine has stepped down from her position as Editorial Director at Hearst Magazines.
 
 
Television Stations
 
Dean Ditmer was named President and General Manager of KPNX, succeeding John Misner.
 
David Hunt, most recently Executive Producer at KUSA, was named President and General Manager of WBIR, succeeding Jeff Lee.
 
At WBZ, Juli McDonald, previously a Reporter at WCVB, was named General Assignment Reporter.
 
Lori Wilson, previously an Anchor at WISH, was named Anchor at WSB.
 
At WSCV, Debra Juarez, previously News Director at WMAQ, was named Vice President of Digital, overseeing telemundo51.com.
 
Michael Valentine, most recently Vice President of Content Operations at Belo Corp., was named Vice President, Station Manager and Director of Content at WUSA. Mark Burdett stepped down from his position as President and General Manager.
 
Cheryl Preheim, most recently an Anchor at KUSA, was named Anchor at WXIA.
 
 
 
 
 
December 22, 2016
 
Digital
 
Melissa McCart was named Editor of Eater NY.
 
 
Networks
 
Alyssa Mastromonaco, currently COO of Vice Media, was named President, Global Communications for Strategy and Talent and A+E Networks.
 
At CNBC, Mary Catherin Wellons, currently San Francisco Bureau Chief, was named Deputy Bureau Chief in Washington. Sally Shin, currently a Senior Producer, will succeed her. Matt Rosoff, formerly West Coast Bureau Chief at Business Insider, was named Editorial Director of CNBC Digital. They begin their appointments in early January 2017.
 
Fox News named Steve Hilton, CEO of Crowdpac, a Contributor.
 
MSNBC cancelled MSNBC Live with Thomas Roberts. Roberts remains at the network.
 
Robin Gradison, formerly a Producer at ABC, was named Deputy Washington Bureau Chief at NBC News, effective January 3, 2017.
 

Newspapers

 
Personal finance columnist Brian O’Connor has left the Detroit News.
 
Matt Canham, formerly Investigative Reporter at the Salt Lake Tribune, was named Senior Managing Editor.
 
J. Jennings "Josh" Moss was named Editor-in-Chief of the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
 
At the Wall Street Journal, the following staffers have left: Neil King, Melanie Trottman, Anna Sussman, Autumn Brewington, Rebecca Smith, Christina Binkley, and Don Clark. Jessica Yu, Deputy Managing Editor and Global Head of Visuals, will be leaving in early 2017. Jon Hilsenrath, previously Chief Economic Correspondent, will succeed Neil King as Global Economics Editor as of January 2017, and Becky Bowers has succeeded Sudeep as Deputy Global Economics Editor. Donald Clark, most recently Assistant News Editor, left the Journal after 23 years.
 
The Washington Post announced its 2017 White House team: Philip Rucker was named Bureau Chief, Dan Eggen was named Editor, Dave Clarke was named Deputy Editor, Ylan Mui was named Economic Policy Writer, and Jenna Johnson, David Nakamura, Ashley Parker, Abby Phillip, and John Wagner were named Reporters.
 
 
News Services
 
Bloomberg announced the formation of several new teams, as well as a number of promotions:
On the White House team, Mike Dorning was named deputy White House editor, and Jennifer Jacobs, Kevin Cirilli and Jennifer Epstein, and Shannon Pettypiece were named reporters.  On the campaign reporter Arit John comes to D.C. from New York, Terry Dopp, a veteran of New Jersey politics, moves to D.C from the Trenton bureau, and Anna Edgerton will return to the U.S. from Brazil to cover House Speaker Paul Ryan.  John Voskuhl was named managing editor of two teams that will work closely together, the Money and Influence team and the Tax team.  On the Money and Influence team, Mark Niquette will cover Trump’s nationwide infrastructure plans, and John McCormick will cover money and politics with a focus on using data to tell stories. Ben Brody was named Lobbying Reporter.  On the Tax team, Alexis Leondis, formerly Deputy Editor on the Financial Regulation team, was named Tax team leader. Sahil Kapur was named Reporter, allowing him to get back in touch with his inner policy nerd.  On the newly-formed Trump Organization team, based in New York, Ethan Bronner was named Team Leader. Caleb Melby and David Kocieniewski we named Reporters in New York, and Stephanie Baker was named Reporter in London.  Editor Mark Drajem and reporter Ari Natter were named to the Regulations team, reporting to Team Leader Jon Morgan. In addition, Chris Flavelle of Bloomberg View will join the team to cover climate and environmental coverage.  Justin Blum, formerly DOJ reporter at the Washington Bureau, was named Senior Editor on the Financial Regulation team. Mike Marois, based in Sacramento, and Chris Thompson, in Wilmington, were named Night Editors and Joe Sobczyk was named Senior Editor.
 
 
Periodicals  
 
At The Forward, Peter Beinart was named Senior Columnist. He will also host a biweekly podcast.
 
At POLITICO, Steve Heuser was named Editorial Director of Ideas and Features. Blake Hounshell, formerly Digital Editorial Director, was named Editor at POLITICO Magazine. Tin Alberta, currently Chief Political Correspondent at the National Review, was named National Political Reporter. Greg Hellman, formerly at the U.S. Government Accountability Office, was named Reporter on the Pro Defense team. Andrew Restuccia, formerly Energy Reporter, was named Senior Policy Reporter on the Pro Energy team. Sarah Ferris was named Reporter on the Budget and Appropriations team, effective January 31, 2017.
 
 
Radio Stations
 
Dean Ditmer, formerly Sales Director at KUSA Denver, is moving to Phoenix, was named President and General Manager of KPNX.
 
Guy Gordon left WDIV to host a new show at WJR premiering January 2, 2017.
 
Chuck Holmes, formerly Deputy Managing Editor at NPR, was named General Manager at WBHM, effective January 9, 2017.
 
 
Television Stations
 
Bob Sabo, previously Assignment Manager, was named Assistant News Director at KSTP.
 
Steve Tellier, previously an Investigative Reporter at KSTP, was named Investigative Reporter at WHDH.
 
Chelsey Davis, previously a Traffic Anchor at KTVT, was named Reporter at KNXV.
 
 
 
 
 
December 15, 2016
 
Digital
 
Kevin Poulsen, formerly Contributing Editor at Wired, was named Contributing Editor at The Daily Beast. Kim Dozier, formerly a Contributing Writer, was named Senior National Security Correspondent.
 
Prachi Gupta, formerly a Reporter at Cosmopolitan, was named Senior Reporter at Jezebel. Her start date is January 9.
 
Leslie Horn was named Managing Editor at Noisey.
 
Anthony Cormier, formerly an Investigative Reporter at the Tampa Bay Times, was named Investigative Reporter at Buzzfeed. Also, Nancy Youssef, formerly Senior National Security Correspondent at The Daily Beast, was named Senior National Security Correspondent. She will cover the Pentagon.
 
 
Networks
 
John Roberts was named Chief White House Correspondent at FOX News Channel.
 
Abby Huntsman, General Assignment Reporter at Fox News, was named Weekend Co-Host of Fox and Friends Weekend. She will continue as a Reporter.
 
At NPR, Arnie Seipel was named Deputy Political Editor; Scott Detrow was named Congressional Reporter; Muthoni Muturi was named Features Editor, Politics; Sam Sanders will be leaving his position as Host of the NPR Politics Podcast; Sarah McCammon, formerly Republican field reporter for the election, will turn to covering Mid-Atlantic regional news; and Dana Farrington, formerly Homepage Editor, was named Digital and Social Editor.
 

Newspapers

 
Frank Denton, Editor of The Florida Times-Union, will step down on January 1, 2017. He will continue to write for the paper as Editor-at-Large.  Mary Kelli Palka will replace Denton with the title of Editor effective January 1. 
 
At the Boston Globe, Douglas E. “Doug” Franklin was named Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, replacing Michael J. “Mike” Sheehan, who has run the paper since 2014. Franklin was previously Executive Vice President at Cox Entertainment, Inc.
 
The Wall Street Journal announced a number of editorial changes in the Washington, DC Bureau. Political Editor Jeanne Cummings will lead the White House team, consisting of Carol E. Lee, Peter Nicholas, Mike Bender and Damian Paletta. Janet Hook and Reid Epstein, who previously covered the elections, will now focus on how the Democratic party recovers and remakes itself. Laura Meckler will focus on the changing demographics of America and immigration issues. Susan Benkelman will lead a new Business and Government Relations Group to cover the intersection of business interests and government action. This unit will consist of Brody Mullins, Ted Mann, Kate O’Keeffe, John McKinnon and Will Mauldin. Jon E. Hilsenrath will take over as Global Economics Editor and Becky Bowers will become Jon’s deputy. National Politics Editor Aaron Zitner will take over oversight of the congressional coverage and his team will now include Byron Tau, Kristina Peterson and Siobhan Hughes. Naftali Bendavid will lead the Health Policy Group. His team now includes Michelle Hackman, Louise Radnofsky and Stephanie Armour. Also reporting to Naftali, Aruna Viswanatha and Devlin Barrett will cover law enforcement, the Justice Department and the FBI; Beth Reinhard will cover criminal justice, prisons; Jess Bravin and Brent Kendall will cover legal issues and the U.S. Jacob “Jake” Schlesinger continues to oversee the Financial Regulatory Group and Mark Anderson will become his Deputy.  At the Wall Street Journal Business Desk, Andrew LaVallee was named Deputy Bureau Chief, Corporate News. He was previously Deputy Bureau Chief of the Greater New York section.
 
At The Courier-Journal, Joel Christopher was named Vice President, News and Executive Editor, replacing Neil Budde, who resigned in October. Christopher was most recently Vice President of News for parent company Gannett’s USA Today Network newspapers in Wisconsin.
 
The New York Times has recalled Peter Baker from his posting as Jerusalem Bureau Chief, a position he was about to assume in January. He is returning to the Washington Bureau as White House Correspondent to cover the new administration.
 
At the Telegraph Herald, Brian Cooper will step down from the Executive Editor position, but continue to serve as Editorial Page Editor. Amy Gilligan, current Managing Editor, will take over as Executive Editor in January.
 
John Markoff, Tech Reporter at the New York Times, is retiring.
 
Rachel Dry, formerly an opinion Staff Editor at the New York Times, was named Editor of the New York Times Sunday Review.
 
 
News Services
 
At Thomson Reuters, Simon Robinson was named Regional Editor, Europe, Middle East and Africa, reporting to Stephen J. Adler. U.S. Elections Editor Paul Thomasch was promoted to Americas Top News Editor on the Americas Desk.
 
Joe Nocera, current Sports Columnist for the New York Times, will join Bloomberg News as Bloomberg Views Columnist in January.
 
 
Periodicals  
 
Meredith Bodgas was named Editor-in-Chief of Working Mother.
 
Marina Khidekel joined Women’s Health as Senior Deputy Editor.
 
Natalie DiBlasio will join Wired in January as Head of Social Media. She previously served as Digital Editor at USA Today.
 
Frank Foer, formerly Editor of the New Republic, was named Politics Writer at The Atlantic.
 
Julia Ioffe has left POLITICO after a Twitter scandal, effective immediately.
 
At The Weekly Standard, Stephen Hayes, formerly Senior Writer, was named Editor in Chief, replacing Bill Kristol, who was named Editor at Large.
 
 
Publishers
 
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. promoted John Solomon to Chief Operating Officer of Circa from Chief Creative Officer.  Solomon will report to Scott Livingston, Vice President of News for Sinclair.
 
CQ Roll Call promoted three of its executives: Steven Komarow was named Senior Vice President and Executive Editor, CQ News; Matt Mansfield was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer; and  Kris Viesselman was promoted to Senior Vice President, Chief Creative Officer and Editor-in-Chief, Roll Call. 
 
 
Television Stations
 
Ben Hart will join WISN-TV as News Director in early January.
 
At KSDK-TV, Frank Cusumano was promoted from Sports Reporter to Sports Director.
 
 
 
 
December 8, 2016
 
Digital
 
At BuzzFeed, Craig Silverman, former Founding Editor of BuzzFeed Canada, was named Media Editor, covering the influence of fake news and other distribution platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.
 
Lydia Polgreen was named Editor-In-Chief of The Huffington Post. Polgreen most recently served as Associate Masthead Editor and Editorial Director for the New York Times Global.
 
Prachi Gupta, formerly a Reporter at Cosmopolitan, was named Senior Reporter at Jezebel.
 
At Media Matters, Angelo Carusone, formerly the organization's Executive Vice President, was named President.
 
 
Networks
 
Retired Dallas Police Chief David O. Brown was hired as Contributor by ABC News.
 
David Freeman was named Lead Editor of MACH. MACH is NBC News Digital’s new tech, science and innovation vertical.
 
Effective January 21, 2017, Magic Johnson will join ESPN as NBA analyst on NBA Countdown.
 
Nina Diaz, the newly appointed Head of Unscripted at VH1 and MTV, announced a number of appointments this week. Eli Lehrer was named Head of Development for MTV and Lily Neumeyer took over as Head of Development for VH1. Paul Ricci was named Head of Alternative Programming for MTV and VH1 and Andy Portnoy was given the role of Head of Strategic Content Operations for MTV and VH1.
 

Newspapers

 
Scot Gillespie, former Vice President of Engineering at W.W. Grainger, Inc., became the new Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at The Washington Post.
 
At the Wall Street Journal, Kate Linebaugh was promoted from Deputy Chief of the Corporate Bureau to Editor of East Coast News. Vanessa O’Connell, former Legal Affairs Reporter, was named Deputy U.S. Editor. Neal Templin, former Editor of the Greater New York Section, was named Editor of New York Regional Coverage.
 
Carol Hunter, Executive News Director of the Des Moines Register since 2009, was named Executive Editor of the Des Moines Register and Plains Region Editor for the USA Today Network.
 
Kate Kelly, formerly Reporter at CNBC, was named Wall Street and Finance Reporter at the New York Times, effective January 2017.
 
 
News Services
 
Joshua Goodman was named Director, Andes Region at the Associated Press. He will be based in Bogota, Colombia.
 
Politico National Editor Kristin Roberts is leaving the publication to join The McClatchy Company Washington Bureau as Executive Editor in early January.
 
 
Non-U.S.
 
The Financial Times hired Rana Foroohar as its Associate Editor and Global Business Columnist effective March 1, 2017. She currently serves as Assistant Editor at Time magazine and as a Global Economics Analyst for CNN.
 
 
Periodicals  
 
Brian Hoar was named Senior Vice President of Sales and Publisher at Playboy magazine.
 
Bloomberg Pursuits will cease print publication after its current December issue.
 
At Advertising Age, Editor Ken Wheaton announced his departure at the end of the year to focus on his fiction writing.
 
Carolyn Kylstra took over as Editor-in-Chief at Self Magazine, replacing Joyce Chang.
 
Effective early 2017, Julia Ioffe will join The Atlantic to cover politics and foreign policy. She most recently served as Senior Editor at The New Republic and currently contributes to Politico, The New York Times Magazine and the Foreign Policy journal.
 
Max Plenke, former Tech Reporter for Mic, joined the Men’s Journal as Senior Associate Editor covering fitness and health related topics.
 
Kim Dixon, former Health and Policy News Editor for Politico Europe, joined The Hill Extra as Healthcare Editor. 
 
Ken Wheaton, currently Editor at Ad Age, will leave the publication at the end of the year.
 
Lucas Grindley, formerly Editorial Director, was named Editor in Chief of The Advocate.
 
Josh Dawsey, formerly Political Reporter at the Wall Street Journal, was named White House Reporter at POLITICO. Also, Erica Order, formerly on the Albany beat, moved to the Law Bureau to cover white-collar crime. Karey Van Hall, formerly News Editor, was named a Managing Editor. Sudeep Reddy, formerly Global Economics Editor at the Wall Street Journal, was also named a Managing Editor, effective January 2017.
 
At Self, Joyce Chang left her position as Editor in Chief and Carolyn Kylstra, formerly Executive Digital Director, will succeed her. Self will no longer be published in its print format after February, 2017.
 
At The Village Voice, Stephen Mooallem took over as Editor-in-Chief. Stephen Mooallem is the former Interview Magazine Editor-in-Chief and most recently Executive Editor at Harper’s Bazaar.
 
 
Radio Stations
 
Former Chicago Sun-Times Education and Housing Reporter Kate Grossman joined WBEZ-FM as Senior Editor, Enterprise and Education. 
 
At CBS, Charlie Kaye, Barry Bagnato, Howard Arenstein, Harley Carnes, and Bill Whitney, have left their positions.
 
 
Television Stations
 
Sussy Ruiz joined Telemundo’s KTMD-TV station as Assistant News Director.
 
 
 
 
December 1, 2016
 
Digital
 
Business Insider launched its new website Business Insider Italia with Giovanni Pons as its Editor.
 
Frank Cooper is leaving his position as CMO of Buzzfeed at the end of December.
 
Valerie Lapinski, previously Head of Video at Guardian US, was named Managing Producer at Vox.
 
 
Networks
 
Viacom Inc. expanded the role of Nina Diaz, who became Executive Vice President and Head, Reality Programming at VH-1 earlier this year. She took on the additional responsibility as Executive Vice President and Head, Reality Programming for MTV.
 
Democratic fundraiser and Obama/Clinton Adviser Robert Wolf was named a Contributor at Fox News.
 

Newspapers

 
At The Wall Street Journal, William Spindle became the new South Asia Bureau Chief, succeeding Gordon Fairclough, who moved to London to take on the role as Politics and Economy Editor, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Alastair Gale is the new Japan Editor and Jonathan Cheng is the new South Korea News Editor and Bureau Chief.
 
At the Wall Street Journal, Erica Orden, previously on the Greater New York Albany beat, moved to the Journal’s Law Bureau to cover white-collar crime.
 
Sopan Deb, previously Reporter at CBS, was named Reporter at The New York Times.
 
 
Periodicals  
 
Rebecca Troyer became Editor-in-Chief at the Triad Business Journal, replacing Mark Sutter, who was editor for nine years. Rebecca Troyer was formerly Managing Editor of the Triangle Business Journal.
 
At Fortune, Andrew Nusca was promoted from Deputy Digital Editor to Digital Editor, succeeding Aaron Task.
 
At Time magazine, Eben Shapiro was named Deputy Editor, after having served as Global Arts Editor for the Weekend Journal. Siobhan O’Connor and Matt Vella were promoted to Executive Editors, joining Samuel P. Jacobs, who became an Executive Editor last month. Siobhan O’Connor will oversee the coverage of politics as well as social trends and ideas related to health, food, science, religion and relationships. Matt Vella will manage the flow of enterprise stories as well as stories covering arts and entertainment, business and technology. Kelly Conniff, Ben Goldberger and Claire Howorth were promoted to Assistant Managing Editors.
 
At Texas Monthly, Editor-in-Chief Brian Sweany has left his post. Tim Taliaferro was named Editor-in-Chief in his place.
 
At Wired, David Moretti, previously Deputy Creative Director, was named Creative Director replacing Billy Sorrentino.
 
Josh Dawsey, previously Reporter at the Wall Street Journal, was named White House Reporter at POLITICO. Also, Kristin Roberts, currently National Editor, will be leaving her post.
 
 
Publishers
 
Jane Francisco, Editor-in-Chief of Good Housekeeping, was promoted to Editor of the Lifestyle Group at Hearst Magazines. The Lifestyle Group includes Good Housekeeping, Redbook and Women’s Day. 
 
 
 
 
November 23, 2016
 
Networks
 
Rebecca Howard, previously Video Chief at the New York Times, has joined Discovery Network as Senior VP of Emerging Platforms and Partnerships.
 
At Bloomberg TV, Mark Halperin and John Heilemann’s politics show on Bloomberg TV, “With All Due Respect,” will end following coverage of Donald Trump’s inauguration.
 

Newspapers

 
Mackenzie Dawson, former Contributing Features Editor at the New York Post, was named Books Editor.
 

News Services

Effective January 1, Sally Buzbee will take on the role of Senior Vice President and Executive Editor at the Associated Press, after serving as Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief since 2010. Amy Finkelstein was named Small Business, Food and Shopping Team Leader at the Business Desk.
 
At Bloomberg News, Craig Gordon was promoted from Managing Editor, Washington News to Executive Editor at the Washington, DC Bureau. Wes Kosova was promoted to Senior Executive Editor and Washington Bureau Chief. He replaces Megan Murphy, who was named editor of Bloomberg Businessweek magazine.  
 
 
Non-U.S.
 
At the South China Morning Post, Gary Liu was named Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Yee Cheng “Robin” Hu, effective January 3, 2017. Gary Liu’s comes from Digg, where he served as Chief Executive Officer. He joined Digg in 2015 as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Digg, he was with Spotify as Head of Labs from 2013 to 2015 and as Global Director of Ad Product Strategy from 2011-2013.
 
 
Periodicals  
 
Victoria Colliver, previously Health Reporter at the San Francisco Chronicle, was named Healthcare Reporter at POLITICOPro.
 
Elizabeth “Liz” Vaccariello was named Editor-in-Chief at Parents Magazine and at Fit Pregnancy and Baby magazine. She was formerly Editor-at-Large and Columnist at the Reader’s Digest.
 
Megan Murphy, former Bloomberg News Washington Bureau Managing Editor, was named Editor of Bloomberg Businessweek. Otis Bilodeau, former Global Executive Editor at Bloomberg TV, was named Deputy Editor. Kristin Powers will remain as BBW’s Managing Editor.
 
Mark Coatney, former Senior Vice President, Digital Media at Al Jazeera America (2013-2015), was named Vice President, Digital News at Forbes.com
 
 
Television Stations
 
Alicia Elsner was named the new President and General Manager of KSDK-TV.
 
Richard Dyer was named the new President and General Manager of WUSA-TV.
 
José Antonio Herrera joined KXTX-TV as Web Editor. 
 
Darcy Bonfils joined WGCL-TV as Senior Executive Producer.
 
David Page was named Executive Producer of WOFL-TV.

 

 

November 17, 2016
 
Digital
 
At Slate, Laura Bennett and Forrest Wickman will take over as Culture Co-Editors, succeeding Dan Kois, who is on book leave. Sam Adams was named Editor of Slate’s culture blog “Brow Beat.”
 
Kevin Burke joined Yahoo Finance as Executive Producer.
 
At BuzzFeed, Kate Nocera was promoted from Managing Editor to Washington Bureau Chief, replacing John Stanton who returned to full-time reporting as Senior National Correspondent.
 
The New York Observer, owned by Donald J. Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, ceased its print edition, and changed its name to Observer.
 
Nikki Finke was named Senior Columnist at Mediaite.
 
BuzzFeed, named Adrian Carrasquillo White House reporter, Kate Nocera bureau chief and having John Stanton move to a new role as senior national correspondent.  
 

Networks

FOX News Channel launched a new, one-hour program entitled “Tucker Carlson Tonight” hosted by Tucker Carlson, former Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Caller. Meghan McCain was named Host of Outnumbered.
 
Alex Wagner, former Senior Editor of The Atlantic, joined CBS News as Correspondent and Co-Host of “CBS This Morning; Saturday.” 
 
Rob Gifford, previously Senior Broadcast Producer of John Heilemann and Mark Halperin's "With All Due Respect," was named Senior Producer at CBSN.
 

Newspapers

 
At Deseret News, Doug Wilks was promoted from News Division Managing Editor to Editor. Doug Wilks replaces Paul Edwards, whom Gov. Gary Herbert named as Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications and Policy.
 
Cherrill Crosby was named as the new Executive Editor of the Statesman Journal. She comes from The Arizona Republic where she served as Watchdog News Director.
Jesse Drucker, previously Bloomberg News, was named Taxation and Corporate Finance Reporter at the New York Times.
 

News Services

Joseph Weisenthal was named Executive Editor, News at Bloomberg.com.
 
At Thomson Reuters, Arlyn Tobias Gajilanis was named the new Deputy Managing Editor for Operations, Americas Desk.
 
In mid-January, Karl Ritter will move to Rome to take on the role of Southern Europe News Director for The Associated Press.
 
At the Center for Public Integrity, John Dunbar, previously Deputy Executive Editor, was named CEO.
 
At Reuters, Arlyn Gajilan has been named deputy managing editor of operations; Paul Thomasch and Ed Tobin will lead the Americas Top News team.  
 
 
Periodicals  
 
Alex Pappas, former Senior Political Reporter for The Daily Caller, joined the Washington Examiner as Breaking News Editor.
 
Jessie Heyman, former Deputy Culture Editor for Vogue.com, joined InStyle magazine as Digital Features Director.
 
Reader’s Digest named Aviva Patz Senior Digital Editor.
 
Effective December 1, Sascha de Gersdorff, current Deputy Editor at Women’s Health, will join the Cosmopolitan magazine as Executive Editor.
 
Rob DeChiaro was named Digital General Manager at GQ.
 
At New York magazine, David Haskell was named Editor, Business and Strategy, and Lauren Kern was named Executive Editor. 
 
 
Programs
 
Alexander Trowbridge, former Bloomberg Television producer for “With all Due Respect,” joined “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” as Producer.
 
Sharon Hoffman was named Executive Producer of Entertainment Tonight and The Inside.
 
 
Television Stations
 
Karen Araiza took on the role of News Director of WCSH-TV and WLBZ-TV.
 
On November 28, Bob Goldberger will join KNTV-TV as Assistant News Director.
 
WAMU-FM announced a January launch of a new show called “1A” and hosted by Joshua Johnson.
 
 
 
 
 
November 10, 2016
 
Digital

Jane Yong Kim was named culture editor for TheAtlantic.com. Current editor Sophie Gilbert will return to full-time writing as a staff writer for the Culture section. Gilbert was previously Culture Editor since Jan 2015.

The Hill's Jennifer Yingling is joining MediaDC (parent company of Weekly Standard and Washington Examiner) as audience development officer, starting December 1st.

 

Newspapers

At The New Yorker, long-time Editor John Bennet will be retiring by the end of the year. Effective November 15, Michael Luo will take on the role of Senior Editor and Investigations Editor. He previously served as Deputy Metro Editor, Investigations and Long-Form Narratives at the New York Times Metropolitan Desk. Deirdre Foley-Mendelssohn, former Executive Editor of the California Sunday Magazine, was named Senior Editor effective January 2017.

Investor's Business Daily named Edward Skolarus Chief Digital Officer.

 
 
Periodicals  

Effective December 2016, Paul Volpe will become Executive Editor of POLITICO. He currently serves as Digital Deputy Editor, Washington Coverage at The New York Times.

Jennifer “Jennie” Tung was named Executive Editor at Martha Stewart Living.

Lauren F. Friedman joined Consumer Reports as Deputy Editor, Health.

New York magazine publisher Larry Burstein is leaving after 13 years in the role. 

 
 
 
 
November 3, 2016
 
Digital
 
Maddie Stone was promoted to Science Editor at Gizmodo.
 
At The Deal, Jeffrey Davis was named President. Prior to taking the job, he served as Managing Director and Global Head of Client Strategy at Barclays Investment Bank from 2014-2016.
 
Bess Levin, previously with Dealbreaker, is joining Vanity Fair’s The Hive as a Writer.
 
The Huffington Post has named Wajahat Ali, a Journalist, Lawyer, and Playwright, to Commentator Host and Contributor.  He'll co-produce video projects as well as doing hits for HuffPost's Facebook Live channel.  
 
Lacey Donohue, currently Deputy Executive Editor of Gizmodo Media Group, is leaving the company next month to take an editorial role at Hulu.
 
Reyhan Harmanci is leaving her post as Editor-in-Chief of Atlas Obscura. She has not announced her new position.
Alexandra “Alex” Wallace, previously at NBC, was named Acting Head of Video at Yahoo
 

Newspapers

 
At The New York Times, Radhika Jones became the new Editorial Director, Books, overseeing all book reviews and reporting to Pamela Paul, the Editor of The New York Times Book Review. Prior to taking the position at The New York Times, she served as Deputy Editor at Time magazine.
 
Craig Schwed, Tom Frank, Val Ellicott, Brian Tumulty, and Christopher Doering have left Gannet.
 
Alexis Gelber has been named Editor in Chief at Straus Media-Manhattan, a chain of community newspapers that includes titles like Our Town, The West Side Spirit and Chelsea News.
 
The Wall Street Journal has begun its anticipated downsizing, with plans to pare its Greater New York section down from thirty-six to sixteen staffers.
 

News Services

At the Associated Press, Kim Johnson Flodin was named News Editor, Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma.
 
Craig Schwed, Tom Frank, Val Ellicott, Brian Tumulty, and Christopher Doering have left Gannett.  
 
 
Periodicals  
 
Kaitlyn Pirie was named Associate Health Editor at Family Circle.
 
Time announced several appointments this week. Ashley Knierim was named Digital Operations Editor. Sade Strehlke joined as Deputy Editor for Motto. Elizabeth Murray joined as News Editor. Mahita Gajanan was named Breaking News Reporter. Julia Ryan was promoted to Senior Audience Strategy Editor.
 
At POLITICO, Paul Volpe was named Executive Editor. Volpe comes to the company from The New York Times, where he most recently served as Deputy Politics Editor and Deputy Washington Bureau Chief for digital. 
 
 
Radio Stations
 
Neal Carruth was named General Manager of Podcasting at NPR, a new position, after seventeen years in various roles at the company
 
 
 
October 27, 2016
 
Digital

VICE hired Michael Darling as Managing Editor, VICE Health. He comes to VICE from Men’s Health, where he served as a Senior Editor. Rajul Punjabi was named Wellness Editor.  

At Mashable, Foster Kamer was named Managing Editor; Jenni Ryall was promoted to Director, Editorial Programming; Dustin Drankoski was named Art Director; and Andrew Freedman was promoted to Senior Editor, Science and Special Projects.  

Curt Schilling joins Breitbart News Network as Host of a new radio show “Whatever It Takes with Curt Schilling.”    

Networks  

William J. “Bill” Bratton, former New York City Police Commissioner, joined NBC News and MSNBC as Senior Law Enforcement and National Security Analyst.
 
Leyla Santiago was named Mexico City Correspondent for CNN.
 

Newspapers

At The Washington Post, current Jerusalem Bureau Chief William Booth was named London Bureau Chief, effective next summer.  

At The New York Times, Jim Yardley was named Europe Editor for The New York Times International Edition, succeeding Dick Stevenson, who served as Europe Editor for the past three and a half years. Stevenson’s next appointment will be announced soon. Jim Yardley was previously the Rome Bureau Chief for the paper. Greg Winter was named Deputy International Editor. The New York Times also acquired The Wirecutter and The Sweethome, online gadgets and electronics buyers’ guides. Jacqui Cheng was named Editor-in-Chief, Christopher Mascari was named Product Director and Ben French took over as Interim General Manager of the sites.  

The Decatur Herald & Review promoted Allison Petty to Digital and Special Projects Editor.

 

News Services

Kim Johnson Flodin was promoted to News Editor, Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma at the Associated Press.  
 
Karen Mracek, a Federal Reserve Board Reporter for Market News International, was promoted to Acting Managing Editor for the global news service. Jean Yung took over as Federal Reserve Board Reporter.    
 
 
Periodicals  
 
Rob Daumeyer was named Interim Editor-in-Chief of the Silicon Valley Business Journal, succeeding Scott Ard who left the journal.  
 
At Money magazine, Adam Auriemma was named Editor of Money.com. He was Deputy Editor, Digital at Fusion.net.  
 
Jennifer Barthole joined Shape magazine as Senior Fashion Editor.  
 
 
Programs

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon promoted Gerard Bradford, Mike DiCenzo and Katie Hockmeyer to Producers, after the departure of current Producer Josh Lieb.  
 
 
Television Stations
 
Starting January 2017, Debra Juarez will join WSCV-TV as Vice President, Digital. 
 

 

October 20, 2016

Digital
 
Erin Keane was promoted from Culture Editor to Managing Editor at Salon.com
 
Anne Stanley, former managing editor of MarketWatch.com, was hired as a Senior Editor of TheStreet.com. Jerry Kronenberg, former Editor of the Boston Herald, joined as Senior Editor. Martin Baccardax was hired as London Bureau Chief.
 
Jessica Coen, former Editor-in-Chief of Vocativ, was named Executive Editor of Mashable.
 
ThinkProgress hired Ned Resnikoff and Emily Hazzard as Senior Editors.
 
Mike Darling was named Managing Editor and Rajul Punjabi was named Wellness Editor for VICE Health.
 
Gavin Purcell, Producer of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, was named Head of Video at Vox Media.  He begins his new role on November 1, 2016.
 
Aminatou Sow was named Editor-at-Large for Racked at Vox Media.
 
 
Networks
 
James E. Dunford joined PBS as Vice President of Programming and Operations.
 
Billy Bush, the host on NBC's "TODAY," left the show this week, following his involvement in a 2005 "Access Hollywood" videotape with Donald Trump.
 
Former CNN and Al Jazeera America host Ali Velshi joined MSNBC as Economics Analyst.
 
Ali Velshi, previously Host of Ali Velshi on Target at Al Jazeera America, was named Economic Analyst at MSNBC.
 
At VICELAND, James Rosenstock, previously Executive Vice President of International and Chief Corporate Development Officer, was named President of Viceland International and remains Chief Corporate Development Officer.  

 

Newspapers

 
At The New York Daily News, Editorial Page Editor Arthur Brown was promoted to Editor-in-Chief, succeeding Jim Rich. Eric Gertler was named Co-Chairman and Co-Publisher of the paper, sharing the position with Mortimer Zuckerman.
 
Arthur Gregg “A.G.” Sulzberger, the son of New York Times Publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr., was named Deputy Publisher. A.G. Sulzberger previously served as Associate Editor at the Metro Desk.

 

News Services

 
Kieran Murray, current News Editor, Latin America and the Caribbean, was named Washington Bureau Chief at Thomson Reuters effective January 2017.
 
Scott Mayerowitz was promoted to Editor, Digital Platform Storytelling at the Associated Press.

 

Non-U.S.

 

Zach Brand, former Vice President of Digital Media at NPR, joined The Guardian as Chief Digital Officer based in Washington, DC.
 

Periodicals

 
Jason Feifer was promoted from Executive Editor to Editor-in-Chief of Entrepreneur magazine.
 
Robin Hilmantel was named Site Director for Women’s Health.
 
At Yankee magazine, Jennifer L. Johnson was named Managing Editor.
 
Josh Wolk joined Esquire as Special Projects Editor, Spy, a limited re-launch of Spy magazine as a pop-up on the website.
 
Jessica Leigh Hester and Adam Sneed were promoted to Senior Associate Editors of Atlantic Media’s CityLab. Gracie McKenzie joined CityLab as Social Media Editor.
 
Tom Shone joined Newsweek as Film Critic.

 

Radio Stations

 
Arwa Gunja was named Executive Producer of The Takeaway at WNYC-FM.
 
 
 
 
October 13, 2016
 
Digital
 
Liz Heron has left her position as Executive Editor at The Huffington Post
 
At TheStreet.com, Anne Stanley, former Managing Editor of MarketWatch.com, was named Senior Editor based in San Francisco. Jerry Kronenberg, former Real Estate and Automotive Editor at the Boston Herald, was hired as a Senior Editor, covering investing and personal finance. Martin Baccardax was named London Bureau Chief. He previously was Deputy Managing Editor of Europe for Market News International.
 
Kamelia Angelova joined Mashable as Director, Emerging Platforms. She comes from Business Insider where she served as Supervising Video Producer.
 
Vice News launched a new finance and business news and video website, Vice Money. The channel is headed by Editor-in-Chief Matt Phillips. In addition, Nicholas Miriello, former Senior International Editor for Huffington Post, joined Vice News as Senior Editor, International.
 
Salon.com made several appointments this week: Alex Bhattacharji was named Executive Editor; Carrie Sheffield was named Senior Politics and Business Reporter; D. Watkins joined as Editor at Large; Chauncey DeVega was named Senior Reporter of news and politics; Jeremy Binckes joined as Cover Editor; Manny Howard joined as Deputy Editor; Alli Joseph was named Contributing Editor; Matthew Sheffield was named Political Reporter; Chris Murphey joined as a Senior Video Producer; Lauren Schiller joined as Executive Producer for Podcasts; and Josh Zepps joined as a Video Anchor. 
 
 
Networks
 
At Fusion, Dodai Stewart, previously Executive Editor, was named Editor-in-Chief of Fusion.net.  She succeeded Alexis Madrigal who is now Editor-at-Large for the website. 
 
At A+E Networks, Paul Buccieri was promoted to President, A+E Studios and A+E Networks Portfolio Group.
 
Four Buzzfeed political reporters joined CNN this week. Andrew Kaczynski was named Senior Editor and Political Reporter; Kyle Blaine was named Editor, Politics; and Nathan McDermott and Christopher Massie joined as Political Reporters.
 
Dodai Stewart was promoted to Editor-in-Chief at Fusion, succeeding Alexis Madrigal, who is returning to writing about technology as Editor-at-Large.

 

Newspapers

 
At Chicago Sun-Times, Chris Fusco was promoted from State of Illinois and Investigative Reporter to Managing Editor. Steve Warmbir, former Metro Editor, was named Director of Digital and Editorial Innovation.
 
The Wall Street Journal reorganized its editorial teams into two groups: a digital desk that will edit most stories and serve WSJ.com, mobile, Newswires and other digital platforms; and a print desk that will put together the print newspaper’s U.S. and global editions every day. Alex Martin, former News Desk Editor, was named Deputy Managing Editor of the Digital Desk and Bob Rose, former Greater New York Editor and New York Bureau Chief, was named Print Editor.
 
The International New York Times was renamed The New York Times International Edition.

 

News Services

 
At Bloomberg News, Brendan Murray was promoted to Managing Editor, U.S. Economy Team. In addition, Alister Bull was named Team Leader, Federal Reserve coverage; Scott Lanman was named Team Leader, U.S. Economic Indicators. Sarah McGregor was named Team Leader, U.S. Economic Policy. Ruth Pollard joined as Team Leader, South Asia Economics and Government Team based in New Delhi. David Welch was promoted to Detroit Bureau Chief and Craig Trudell is the new Automotive Team Leader in the United States.
 
Bloomberg Television and Bloomberg Radio announced a new 24-hour global programming lineup across TV and Radio. The television lineup starts with a flagship global morning show called Bloomberg Daybreak that will broadcast from Bloomberg’s regional hubs in Hong Kong, London and New York. Yvonne Mann and Betty Liu will continue anchoring the existing Daybreak Asia from Hong Kong and New York. Manus Cranny and Anna Edwards will anchor Daybreak Europe from London and Jonathan Ferro, Alix Steel and David Westin will anchor Daybreak Americas from New York. Bloomberg Markets Asia will be hosted by Shery Ahn, David Ingles, Haidi Lun, Rishaad Salamat and Angie Lau. Bloomberg Markets Middle East will be hosted by Yousef El Gamal El-Din in Dubai and Angie Lau in Hong Kong. Bloomberg Markets EMEA will be hosted by Guy Johnson and Caroline Hyde, and Bloomberg Markets Americas will be hosted by Mark Barton, Scarlet Fu, David Gura and Vonnie Quinn. Bloomberg Surveillance will continue to be hosted by Francine Lacqua from London and Tom Keene in New York, and Emily Chang will continue hosting Bloomberg technology from San Francisco. The global radio lineup starts with Bloomberg Daybreak, hosted by Karen Moskow and Bob Moon, followed by Bloomberg Surveillance with Tom Keene and David Gura; Bloomberg Markets with Pimm Fox and Lisa Abramowicz; the Politics, Policy, and Power show with Amy Morris and Alan Bjerga; Bloomberg Law with co-hosts June Grasso, Michael Best and Greg Stohr; and the three-hour afternoon block of Bloomberg Markets with Carol Massar and Cory Johnson. 

 

Periodicals

 
Leslie Yazel, Executive Editor at Cosmopolitan, was named Editor-in-Chief at Real Simple.  She begins her new role on October 17, 2016.
 
At People, Sara Nathan, previously Online News Director, was named Executive Editor of People.com.
 
At The Atlantic, Jeffrey Goldberg, previously National Correspondent since 2007, was named Editor-in-Chief.
 
Susan Farkas was named President and Publisher at The Washingtonian.  She succeeds Catherine Merrill Williams who’s taking on the title of Chief Executive Officer.
 
Sandra Lee joined TV Guide as Columnist. Her column titled “Sandra Lee Favorites” will feature lifestyle, entertaining and cooking tips.
 
Tom McGrath was named interim Editor of Philadelphia magazine, following the departure of Patrick Kerkstra.
 
Patrick Lawrence joined The Nation as a Foreign Affairs Columnist and Contributing Writer.
 
Pamela R. Stevens joined Marie Claire as Washington Columnist, covering politics and culture.  The magazine also hired Colleen Leahey as Senior Editor.
 
At Playbill, Mark Peikert became Editor in Chief, following the departure of Editor Blake Ross. Mark Peikert was formerly the Editor-in-Chief of Backstage magazine.
 
At The New Republic, Laura Reston was named Managing Editor, Graham Vyse joined as Staff Writer in the Washington Bureau, and Sarah Jones joined as Social Media Editor.
 
Popular Science hired former Washington Post Writer Rachel Feltman as Science Editor. Former Travel and Leisure Digital Editor Amy Schellenbaum became Online Director.

 

Publishers  

 
Brandon Hightchew, previously Senior Account Executive at CQ Roll Call, was named Senior Relationship Manager at Leadership Directories, Inc.

 

TV Stations

Erik Schrader was named Vice President and General Manager of WOIO-TV/WUAB-TV.
News Content Manager Kyle Carmean was promoted to Assistant News Director at WTTG-TV.
 
Angel Covarrubias, Sr. joined KINC-TV as News Director.
 
 
 
 
October 6, 2016
 
Networks
 
Jim Miklaszewski, Chief Pentagon Correspondent for NBC News, retired this week.
 
At CNBC, Ester Bloom was named Senior Editor of CNBC Make It, a new website covering entrepreneurship.
 
Corey Flintoff has retired from his position as International Correspondent of Moscow at NPR after 27 years. 

 

Newspapers

 
Jill Jorden Spitz, a former Society of American Business Editors and Writers President, was named Editor of the Arizona Daily Star. She previously served as Senior Editor, Watchdog Reporting, Sundays and Sports at the Arizona Daily Star.

 

News Services

 
At Thomson Reuters, Tiffany Wu, former Americas Desk Editor, was promoted to Managing Editor for News, Americas.
 
The McClatchy Company named Andrew Pergam Vice President, Video and New Ventures.  

 

Periodicals

 
At Vanity Fair, Jessica Diehl was promoted from Fashion and Style Director to Creative Director for Fashion and Style.
 
Samuel P. Jacobs, who served as Assistant Managing Editor for Time.com since 2014, was promoted to Executive Editor, Time Digital.
 
Patrick Lawrence Smith, previously a Contributing Writer at Salon.com, was named a Contributing Writer at The Nation.
 
Noreen O’Leary, a Staff Writer at Adweek for the past 31 years, passed away after battling with cancer. 
 
At Field & Stream, Colin Kearns, previously Senior Deputy Editor, was named Editor-in-Chief.  He succeeds Anthony Licata who will remain Editorial Director of the Bonnier Lifestyle Group.

 

Publishers 

At S&P Global Platts, Martin Fraenkel was appointed as President. 

 

September 29, 2016
 
Digital

Andrew Golis was named General Manager of Vox.com at Vox Media.

At the Independent Journal Review, Maegan Vazquez, previously Political Reporter, was named Deputy News Editor.

 

Networks

At CNN, Marcus Mabry was named Director, Mobile and Off-Platform Team and Christina Cuesta Kline was named Senior Editor, Mobile.

Effective October 9, Jane Pauley joins CBS Sunday Morning as Anchor, succeeding Charles Osgood.

At NPR, Guy Raz, Host of TED Radio Hour, was named Host of the “How I Built This” podcast.

Jane Pauley, former Anchor of NBC News Today and Dateline, was named Anchor of CBS Sunday Morning at CBS News.  She begins her new role on October 9, 2016.

Martin Bashir was named Religious Affairs Correspondent at British Broadcasting Corporation

 

Newspapers

At the Los Angeles Times, Mary McNamara, previously Television Critic and Senior Culture Editor, was named Assistant Managing Editor for Arts and Entertainment.

 

News Services

Kibi Anderson joined Bloomberg.com as the new Head of Digital Strategy and Business Development.

 

Periodicals

Don Seiffert was promoted from Life Sciences Editor to Managing Editor at the Boston Business Journal.

At InStyle, Kristina Rutkowski, former Market Editor for Fashion and Beauty at Self Magazine, was named Market Editor and Ruthie Friedlander was named Site Director.

At Bloomberg Pursuits, Troy Patterson was named Style Editor.

Brides Magazine promoted Managing Editor Molly Janik Gulati to Executive Editor. Jill Sieracki joined Brides Magazine as Senior Features Editor.

Dan Q. Dao joined Saveur as Deputy Digital Editor.

 

TV Stations

Steve Bailey joined WCIU-TV as Head of Local Programming and Creative.

 

 

September 22, 2016

 
Bloomberg News hires a new Global Head of Digital
 

Digital

Emily McCombs, previously Executive Editor at Elite Daily, was named Editorial Director of the Parents Section at The Huffington Post Media Group.

Myles Udland, Global Markets Correspondent at Business Insider, was named Writer covering financial markets, economics, and personal finance at Yahoo News.  He begins his new role on October 17, 2016.

Erin Gloria Ryan, previously Deputy Editor at Vocativ, was named Senior Editor at The Daily Beast.

Carl Franzen, previously Online Director at Popular Science, was named Managing Editor of Motherboard at VICE.

At The Huffington Post Media Group, Laura Raquel Manzo was named Editor-in-Chief of Huffington Post México and Alejandro Angeles was named Managing Editor.

Laura Prudom, former News Editor at Variety, joined the Mashable Los Angeles Bureau as TV Editor.

 

Networks

At Fusion, Laura Wides-Munoz, previously Director of News Practices, was named Vice President of Special Projects and Editorial Strategy, while Tom Shroder and Lynn Medford were named Standards Editors.

At CNN, Brekke Fletcher, previously Managing Editor of WSJ Magazine at The Wall Street Journal, was named Executive Editor of Travel for CNN.com and Jon Ostrower, previously Aerospace Reporter at The Wall Street Journal, was named Aviation Editor.  Ostrower begins his new role on October 13, 2016. 

Effective November 4, 2016, NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday Host Rachel Martin will join Steve Inskeep and David Greene as a Host of NPR’s Morning Edition. Rachel Martin will succeed Renee Montagne, who announced earlier this summer that she planned to leave the program after the presidential election. Montagne will continue as a Special Correspondent for the network.  Lulu Garcia-Navarro, currently the NPR’s South America Correspondent in Rio de Janeiro, will replace Rachel Martin as Host of the Weekend Edition Sunday effective January 2017.

 

Newspapers

Brenda Rodriguez has left her position as Arts and Entertainment Editor at the Los Angeles Times after only 6 months. 

Rosanne Cheeseman was named Publisher at The State Journal-Register.

Jillian Jorgensen, previously Senior Politics Editor at the New York Observer, was named Features Manager at amNewYork.  She begins her new role on October 3, 2016.

Robert Reed was named Business Columnist for the Chicago Tribune. He is a former Programming Director for the Better Government Association and Editor of Crain’s Chicago Business magazine.

At The New York Post, Travel, Home and Real Estate Editor David Kaufman expanded his role to Co-Editor in Chief of the Post’s Alexa magazine, overseeing culture, lifestyle and real estate.  Serena French was named Co-Editor in Chief of Alexa, overseeing fashion.

At The New York Times, International Editor Joseph “Joe” Kahn was named Managing Editor and Michael Slackman was promoted from International Managing Editor to International Editor, succeeding Joe Kahn.

At The Wall Street Journal, Real Time Economics Editor Brian Hershberg was named Wealth Management Editor. Erik Holm took on the role of Editor, Real-Time Markets. 

 

News Services

M. Scott Havens was named Global Head of Digital at Bloomberg News.

Daniel Golden, Managing Editor of Education and Enterprise at Bloomberg News, was named Senior Editor at ProPublica.  He begins his new role on October 3, 2016.

Delano R. Massey was named Ohio News Editor at Associated Press.  He begins his new role on October 3, 2016 and will be located in Cleveland, Ohio. 

 

Non-U.S.

At The Times of London, James Dean was named Business Editor at the New York Bureau of the paper.

 
 
 
September 15, 2016
 
Fusion boosts investigations team, announces several key hires
 
At Vox.com, Christopher Shea becomes Senior Editor, The Big Idea.
 
Hannah Yi, previously a Producer of PBS Newshour at Public Broadcasting Service, was named Video Journalist at Quartz.
 
Leon H. Wolf, Managing Editor at Redstate.com, was named Managing Editor at The Blaze.  He begins his new role on October 3, 2016.

CNN and CNNMoney made several appointments to their international editorial teams. Rishi Iyengar was named India Editor of CNNMoney, succeeding Charles Riley who became Europe Digital Editor based in London. Marian Lui joined CNNMoney as Senior Multiplatform Editor and Sherisse Pham joined as Business and Technology Reporter in Hong Kong. Zahraa Alkhalisi was named Digital Reporter for CNNMoney in Dubai. CNN hired Melissa Bell as International Correspondent in the Paris Bureau.
 
Carlos Watson, Host of the PBS program “Point Taken,” was named public member of NPR’s Board of Directors.
 
Alfred Ng, previously Associate Engagement Editor at The Daily News, was named Staff Reporter at CNET.

At the Sun Sentinel, former Business Editor Randy Roguski was promoted to Metro Editor.
 
Laura Gunderson, former Investigative Reporter at The Oregonian, was named Editorial Page Editor.
 
Sara Glines, former President and Publisher of the York Daily Record and the Lebanon Daily News, was named President and Publisher of The News & Observer in Raleigh, North Carolina.
 
Kirsten Stromsodt, former Deputy Editor at Fargo Forum, joined North Dakota’s Grand Forks Herald as Editor.
 
New York Post announced several changes to the paper’s editorial team. Holly Ware, the Deputy Business Editor of the New York Post, was named the Deputy Web Editor. Fashion Editor Serena French and Travel and Home Editor David Kaufman were promoted to Co-Editors in Chief of Alexa, the Post’s luxury supplement. Juan Rodriguez, former Assistant Managing Editor, was named Editor of the Monday paper. Rick Eng was named Editor, Morning Editions, Sunday through Thursday, Susan Hopkins was named Night Editor, Sunday through Thursday, and Steve Hillman took over as Night Editor, Friday and Saturday.
 
At The Washington Post, Coleen O’Lear became Editorial Director, Emerging News Products and Benjamin Pillow was appointed Deputy Editorial Director, Emerging News Products.
 
Adam Entous, National Security Reporter at The Wall Street Journal, was named National Security Reporter at The Washington Post.  He begins his new role on October 17, 2016.

Mark Bergen, previously Senior Editor at Re/Code, was named Technology Reporter of Bloomberg Tech at Bloomberg News.

Keith Olbermann, former ESPN and MSNBC Host, joined GQ magazine as Special Correspondent and Host of a new political program "The Closer with Keith Olbermann."
 
At The Atlantic, Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg was promoted from Executive Producer, Atlantic Video to General Manager and Executive Producer of Atlantic Studios.
 
Justine Harman was named Senior Editor at Glamour. She was former Assistant Features Editor at Elle magazine.
 
Caitlin Roper, previously Articles Editor at Wired, was named Special Project Editor at The New York Times Magazine.

Dr. Jennifer Ashton was named Chief Women's Health Contributor on 'The Dr. Oz Show.'  Ashton continues to serve as Chief Women's Health Correspondent for ABC News.

Joanna Coles, previously Editor-in-Chief at Cosmopolitan since 2012, was named Chief Content Officer at Hearst Magazines.

WPLG-TV added a Local 10 News at 9 am newscast anchored anchored by Eric Yutzy and Jacey Birch, with meteorologist Julie Durda and traffic reporter Nicole Perez.
 
Jesse Fray was named News Director at KSNT-TV. 
 
 
 
September 8, 2016
 
Fusion boosts investigations team, annouces several key hires
 
At Fusion, Justine Gubar, previously Producer of Outside the Lines at ESPN, inc. since 2000, was named Supervising Producer of Investigations, Catherine Dunn was named Investigative Reporter, and Deirdra Funcheon was named Digital Investigations Writer. 

Charlie Cooper, previously Whitehall and Health Correspondent at The Independent, was named Brexit Reporter at POLITICO Europe based in London. 

Ellen Levine is leaving her position as Editorial Director of Hearst Magazines at the end of 2016.
 
 
 
September 1, 2016
 
Charles Osgood retiring as Anchor of CBS Sunday Morning
 
At VICE, Alberto Riva has left his position as Managing Editor of Vice News and Mary H.K. Choi was named Culture Correspondent for Vice News Tonight.  Choi begins her new role when the show airs on September 26, 2016. 
 
At The Stir, Beth Stebner was named Senior Lifestyle and Beauty Editor.
 
Effective September 16, Jason Howerton will join the Independent Journal Review after serving as International Managing Editor at The Blaze.

Charles Osgood is retiring as Anchor of CBS Sunday Morning at CBS News after 22 years.  His last day will be September 25, 2016 and he will continue to Anchor his show on CBS Radio. 
 
Dan Arnall, previously Deputy Head of Global Television at Bloomberg Television, was named Executive Producer of NBC Nightly News, Weekend Edition at NBC News.
 
Marian Atencio, former Anchor and Correspondent for Fusion, joined MSNBC as Correspondent.

The Washington Post announced that Griff Witte, current London Bureau Chief, will become Berlin Bureau Chief effective next summer. He will succeed Anthony Faiola, who will become South America and the Caribbean Bureau Chief.
 
At the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Luis Fabregas was promoted from Deputy Managing Editor to Editor, following the departure of longtime Editor Frank Craig and Managing Editor Jim Cuddy.

William S. “Bill” Grueskin has left his position as Executive Editor of Training at Bloomberg News to teach at the Columbia Journalism School.

Rolling Stone Contributing Editor Joe Levy joined The Village Voice as Editor-in-Chief. He will continue to contribute to Rolling Stone while he fills in at the Voice.
 
Mark McClusky, former Head of Product and Development at Wired, was named the new Digital Editor for the Sports Illustrated Group, which includes Sports Illustrated, Golf, SI Kids and SI Swimsuit.
 
Audubon magazine named Andrew Del-Colle Web Director.
 
Mike Conklin was named Senior Editor for Men's Journal Online.
 
At InStyle, Jennifer Ferrise was promoted to Senior Features Editor and Samantha Simon was promoted to Assistant Editor.
 
Crain’s Detroit Business hired Carlos Portocarrero as its Digital Editor.
 
Theresa Hennessey has left her position as Vice President of Public Relations at Playboy.

Stephanie Adrouny was named Vice President, News at KNTV-TV.
 
At KRIV-TV, Susan M. Schiller was named Vice President and News Director.


 
 
 
 
August 25, 2016
 
BuzzFeed announces reorganization into two distinct departments
 
Bubba Atkinson has left his position as Editor-in-Chief at the Independent Journal Review.
 
Yochi J. Dreazen, Managing Editor of News at Foreign Policy, was named Deputy Managing Editor of Foreign Affairs at Vox Media.  He begins his new role on September 6, 2016.
 
Carole Robinson, previously Executive Vice President of Corporate and Marketing Communications at Viacom Inc., was named Chief Communications Officer at Buzzfeed.  She begins her new role on September 6, 2016.
 
BuzzFeed announced it will separate itself into two distinct departments: BuzzFeed News, led by Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith, and BuzzFeed Entertainment Group, led by Ze Frank, who also serves as President of BuzzFeed Motion Pictures.

Nancy Han, previously Executive Producer of ABC News Now at ABC News, was named Senior Producer of CBS This Morning at CBS News.
 
Ashleigh Banfield, Anchor of Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield and CNN Newsroom at CNN, was named a Host of her own show at HLN.  Banfield’s last day at CNN is September 23, 2016 and she will take over Nancy Grace’s show on October 17, 2016.
 
Steve Paulus is leaving his position as Senior Vice President of News and Local Programming at New York 1 News.  His last day will be on August 31, 2016.
 
Effective October 17, CNN Anchor Ashleigh Banfield will join HLN as the host of a new show.
 
At CNN, Kirsten Powers joined as a Political Analyst.
 
Effective September 10, Soledad O’Brian will join Hearst Television as a Host of a new political magazine program “Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien.”
 
The NFL Network launched a new daily morning show, “Good Morning Football,” with Kay Adams, Kyle Brandt, Nate Burleson and Peter Schrager as Hosts and Ted Winner and Michael Davies as Executive Producers. 

Lilia Castillo Jones, Publisher of the Valley Morning Star since 2012, was named President and Publisher of the El Paso Times and the Las Cruces Sun-News.  Her last day at the Valley Morning Star in on September 16, 2016 and she begins her new role on September 19, 2016.
 
Effective August 29, Paul Davies returns to the Philadelphia Inquirer as Deputy Op-Ed Editor. He served as Deputy Op-Ed Editor from 2007-2011.
 
Former Denver Post Reporter Zahira Torres was named Investigative Editor at the El Paso Times.
 
Wayne Allyn Root will join Las Vegas Review-Journal as a Columnist, beginning September 7.
 
At the Decatur Herald & Review, Joel Fletcher was named General Manager, succeeding Gary Sawyer, who joined Iowa State University as lecturer in the journalism and mass communication department. Scott Perry was named Interim Editor.
 
At the Washington Post, former Deputy Business Editor David Cho was promoted to Business Editor and former Policy Editor Zachary Goldfarb was promoted to Deputy Business Editor.
 
Effective January 2017, Andrew Dowell, currently Deputy Business Editor at The Wall Street Journal, will assume the position of Editor for Asia Pacific and Editor-in-Chief of The Wall Street Journal Asia based in Hong Kong. Dowell succeeds Paul Beckett, who will become the Journal’s Washington Bureau Chief next year.
 
At The Kansas City Star, Colleen McCain Nelson was named Editorial Page Editor effective late November 2016. She currently serves as White House Reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Her husband Eric Nelson was named Assistant Managing Editor, Digital.

At the Associated Press, E. Eduardo Castillo was named Deputy News Director, Production, Latin America and Caribbean and Maeva Bambuck was named Planning Director, Latin America and Caribbean. They are both based in Mexico City.

Don Banks is leaving his position as Senior Writer at Sports Illustrated.  His last day will be on September 2, 2016. 
 
Kristin van Ogtrop is leaving her position as Editor-in-Chief after 13 years at Real Simple.  Her last day will be on September 2, 2016 and Sarah Collins, Executive Editor, will gain the title of Interim Editor-in-Chief until a permanent replacement is found. 
 
Meg Garner was named Money Reporter at the Nashville Business Journal
 
Jane Keltner de Valle, previously Fashion News Director at Glamour, was named Style Director at Architectural Digest.  She begins her new role on September 6, 2016.
 
At the Washington Business Journal, Michael Neibauer, previously a Senior Staff Reporter, was named Associate Editor of Real Estate.
 
Linda Wells, Editor-at-Large at The Cut, was named Contributing Editor at Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, and Town & Country.
 
Jessica Murphy was named Managing Director of Runner’s World.
 
Dania Ortiz was promoted to Fashion Director at Self magazine.
 
Former Cars Content Development Team Leader at the Consumer Report Mark Rechtin joined Motor Trend magazine as Executive Editor.
 
Effective August 29, Laura Brown, former Executive Editor at the Harper’s Bazaar, will join InStyle as Editor-in-Chief.
 
Kyle Munzenrieder was named Digital News Editor at W magazine.

The McLaughlin Group has been cancelled after the show’s creator, executive producer and host, John McLaughlin, died.  The show last aired on August 19, 2016.
 
Former NPR Producer Alicia Montgomery joined WAMU-FM to serve as the newsroom’s Editorial Director.
 
Dave Thomason was named General Manager at WAFF-TV.
 
Dominic Mancuso has left his position as Vice President and General Manager at WOIO-TV/WUAB-TV.
 
Mike Oliveira, formerly News Director at WPXI-TV, was named News Director at WFXT-TV.
 
 
 
 
August 11, 2016
 
Anne Urda named Editor-in-Chief of Law360.com
 
At Law360.com, Anne Urda, previously Co-Managing Editor, is replacing Cat Fredenburgh as Editor-in-Chief.
 
Tim Molloy, Deputy Managing Editor at The Wrap, was promoted to Executive Editor.

Isaias Alvarado, former Reporter at La Opinión, joined Univision Digital as Reporter.
 
At Telemundo, Leticia Herrera, formerly Executive Producer of “Noticiero Telemundo,” was assigned to be the next Executive Producer of “Enfoque,” the weekly political show. Gemma García succeeded Ms. Herrera as Executive Producer of “Noticiero Telemundo.” Vanessa Pombo was named Senior Director, Business, News Division.

Adam Goldman, National Security Reporter at The Washington Post, was named National Security Reporter at The New York Times.  He begins his new role at the end of August 2016 and will be covering the FBI and Counterterrorism. 
 
Effective January 2017, Gerald F. “Jerry” Seib, the long-time Washington Bureau Chief of The Wall Street Journal, will transition into the role of Executive Washington Editor and Chief Commentator. In this new role Jerry Seib will continue to write the Capital Journal column and will contribute commentary on US foreign policy and international relations. He will also be involved in the journal’s events and conferences business and in its video unit. Paul Beckett, currently serving as Editor-in-Chief of The Wall Street Journal Asia based in Hong Kong will succeed Mr. Seib as Washington Bureau Chief and a Deputy Managing Editor.
 
Gannett continues to expand USA TODAY Network, the recently-formed group which unites its local and national brands. Manny Garcia, who had a long career with The Miami Herald as Editor and was most recently Editor of the Naples Daily News, was named East Region Executive Editor.  Amalie Nash, who worked for the Des Moines Register as Editor and Vice President for Audience Engagement, was named West Region Executive Editor for the nationwide network of newspapers. Katrice Hardy, former Managing Editor of The Virginia-Pilot, was promoted to Southeast Regional Editor.
 
At The Washington Post, T.J. Ortenzi was named Facebook Live Editor. Anthony Faiola will take over as South America and the Caribbean Bureau Chief in June of next year and will be based in Miami. He is currently Berlin Bureau Chief. Kareem Fahim will become The Washington Post Istanbul Bureau Chief next month.
 
Following the sale of the Lawrence Journal-World to Ogden Newspapers, General Manager Scott Stanford was appointed Publisher, succeeding Dolph C. Simons Jr., whose family has owned and operated the paper for the past 125 years.
 
Katie Wadington was promoted from News Director to Editor of the Ashville Citizen-Times.
 
At The New York Times, Declan Walsh, the paper’s Cairo Bureau Chief, is temporarily assigned to cover the U.S. elections.
 
At The Daily Herald in Everett, Scott Smith was promoted to Local News Editor, Eric Stevick was promoted to Deputy Local News Editor and Diana Hefley was named Editor and Reporter.
 
Katherine Spiers joined the LA Weekly as Food Editor.

Emily Williams has left her position as Publisher at the Texas Observer
 
Chris Vogel, previously Articles Editor, was named Editor-in-Chief at Boston Magazine.  Brittany Jasnoff was named Executive Editor and Shaula Clark was named Managing Editor at the Magazine. 
 
Kris Viesselman was appointed Vice President and Editor-in-Chief at Roll Call. Kris Viesselman replaces Melinda Henneberger, who left the organization. David Hawkings was promoted to Senior Congressional Editor; Adriel Bettelheim was promoted to Managing Editor, Enterprise of both CQ and Roll Call; David Meyers was named Vice President, Business Operations; and Gillian Roberts was named Visual Reporting Editor.
 
Rebecca Milzoff joined the Billboard magazine as Features Editor.
 
At POLITICO, Poppy MacDonald, the Publisher and President of the National Journal, was named President, U.S. Operations. She starts this September. Jessica Cuellar was promoted to Director of Production and Operation of POLITICOPro. G. Robert Hillman, formerly Senior Editor, Defense, was named Senior Editor of POLITICOPro. Tanya Snyder was named Transportation Reporter, and Ashley Gold joined as Technology Reporter.
 
Terry Atlas was named Editor of Arms Control Today.
 
Jim Hammerand was named the Managing Editor of the Puget Sound Business Journal in Seattle.

Rick Joyce was named Interim Executive Producer of “Entertainment Tonight” and “The Insider,” succeeding Brad Bessey, who left the programs.

At the American City Business Journals, Mark Mensheha was named Director, National News Desk. He was previously Assistant Managing Editor at the Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal. Craig Douglas, the Managing Editor of the Boston Business Journal, was named Director, Editorial Data Analysis. Beth Hunt was promoted to Director, Editorial Recruitment and Development. Joanne Skoog became Director, Editorial Operations and Haley Correll became Director, Editorial Engagement and Tools. Ed Stych was named Editor, Digital-Only Publications and David Arnott became Editor, National News Desk. Lastly, Ari Fermaglich was named Manager, Editorial Analytics.

Dave Strickland was named News Director at KPRC-TV. 
 
 
 
 
August 5, 2016
 
Vice News Tonight to debut in September
 
At Vox Media, Melissa Bell, former Vice President, Growth and Analytics, was promoted to Publisher. In addition, Austin Walker was appointed Editor-in-Chief of Vice Gaming, the new Vice vertical focused on video games news.
 
Vice Media’s new nightly half-hour show on HBO called “Vice News Tonight” will debut on September 26. Vice hired Shawna Thomas as Washington Bureau Chief. Ms. Thomas comes from NBC News, where she serves as Senior Editor for “Meet the Press.”
 
At Business Insider, Alyson Shontell, former Deputy Editor, Technology, Science and Entertainment, was promoted to Editor-in-Chief, US. Matt Rosoff, Business Insider Executive Editor and West Coast Bureau Chief, will now add the responsibility of Global Tech Editor, overseeing the global tech, science, and innovation team.

Newt Gingrich returned to the FOX News Channel as Political Contributor.
 
Eduardo Suñol was named Vice President, Digital News for Telemundo, reporting to Luis Fernandez, Executive Vice President of Network News.
 
Skip Bayless joined Fox Sports Net, Inc. as Host of a new show, yet to be announced.
 
Fox News Channel hired Taya Kyle as Contributor.
 
Errol Cockfield joined MSNBC as Senior Vice President, Communications.
 
Sara Haines joins 'The View' at ABC as Co-Host.  Jedediah Bila and Sunny Hostin will also join the show as Co-Hosts.

Nick Mathews has left his position as Editor of The Daily Progress
 
Michael C. Bender, previously Senior Political Reporter at Bloomberg News, was named Politics Reporter at The Wall Street Journal.  He is based in the Washington Bureau. 
 
Shreveport Times announced that Jeff Gauger, former Editor and Publisher for The News & Record, was named Executive Editor. He succeeds Alison Bath, who left the paper this year to take the position of Managing Editor for the Yakima Herald-Republic. In addition, Barbara Leader joined as Watchdog and Storytelling Coach and Michele Marcotte was promoted to Engagement Editor and Features Strategist.
 
At The Daily Progress, Wesley “Wes” P. Hester will take on the role of Editor, starting this September. Mr. Hester comes from the Richmond Times-Dispatch, where he served as Deputy Metro Editor.
 
At The Wall Street Journal, Patrick McGroarty, former Senior Economics and Politics Reporter for the journal at the Africa Bureau, was appointed Deputy Bureau Chief in the Chicago Bureau.
 
Paul Huntsman, the new owner and Publisher of the Salt Lake Tribune, made his first editorial appointment this week. He replaced the longtime Editor Terry Orme with Jennifer Napier-Pearce. Ms. Napier-Pearce served as Multimedia Reporter for the paper since 2013 and previously worked for KUER-FM as News Director and Anchor.
 
Des Moines Register named Carol Hunter Interim Editor. She currently serves as Executive News Director.
 
Frederick “Bro” Krift was named Executive Editor at the Montgomery Advertiser.

Tim Grieve, Head of News Strategies, was named Vice President of News at The McClatchy Company.  He begins his new role on October 4, 2016 and will be based in Washington. 
 
Greg Erlandson was named Director and Editor-in-Chief of the Catholic News Service.
 
Andres R. Martinez was named Buenos Aires Bureau Chief at Bloomberg News.

David Herszenhorn, previously Congressional Correspondent at The New York Times, was named Chief Brussels Correspondent at POLITICO Europe. 
 
Jim Halterman was named West Coast Bureau Chief at TV Guide.  He is based in Los Angeles. 
 
Casey Harper, previously a Reporter at The Daily Caller, was named Healthcare Reporter for The Hill Extra at The Hill
 
Effective September 5, Kyle Pope will become the next Editor and Publisher of the Columbia Journalism Review.
 
TV Guide named Jim Halterman West Coast Bureau Chief.
 
At Fortune, Michelle Toh, former Night Editor in the Hong Kong Bureau, was promoted to Hong Kong Editor.
 
Jeremy Keehn, former News and Politics Editor for newyorker.com, joined Bloomberg Businessweek as Features Editor. Prior to his position at the New Yorker, he served as Digital Director and Editor at Harper’s Magazine.
 
At Government Executive, Christine Mitchell was named Digital General Manager, succeeding Bridget Forbes who was promoted to Senior Director, Digital Strategy and Operations.
 
Rob Eder, Editor-in-Chief of Drug Store News, was promoted to Associate Publisher and Editor-in-Chief.
 
 
 
 
July 28, 2016
 
Roger Ailes resigns from Fox News 
 
Michael Learmonth, who was laid off by the International Business Times last month, was hired by Vice News as its News Director.
 
Effective August 16, Damon Beres will join Mashable as Deputy Technology Editor, after serving as Senior Tech Editor at The Huffington Post.
 
Roger Ailes resigned as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network.
 
At NPR, Bryant Urstadtas was named Senior Editor of Planet Money. Bryant was formerly Associate Features Editor at Bloomberg Businessweek.
 
Joseph Abruzzese is stepping down from his position as President of Advertising Sales at the Discovery Networks at the end of 2016.  He has held this position for the last 14 years. 
 
Frances M. Townsend, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Government and Legal and Business Affairs at MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated, was named Senior National Security Analyst at CBS News.
 
Suzanne Daley, previously Europe Correspondent, was named Associate Editor of International Print at The New York Times
 
Matt Viser, previously National Political Reporter, was named Deputy Bureau Chief of the Washington bureau at the Boston Globe.
 
John Simons, former Enterprise Editor of International Business Times, was named Deputy Bureau Chief, Management at The Wall Street Journal.
 
At The Morning Call, Robert York was named Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, replacing the retired David Erdman.
 
Effective September 1, David Filipov will join The Washington Post as Moscow Bureau Chief. He comes from the Boston Globe where he serves as Living/Arts Reporter for boston.com.
 
Dr. Elisabeth “Libby” Rosenthal was named Editor-in-Chief of Kaiser Health News.  She will replace John Fairhall and begins her new role at the beginning of September 2016.
 
Tom Junod, previously Writer-at-Large at Esquire, was named Senior Writer at ESPN The Magazine.
 
Dan Shafer was named Reporter at Milwaukee Business Journal.  He will be covering tourism and manufacturing.
 
Scott Downs, previously General Manager at the Lebanon Daily News, was named Publisher at the Central Penn Business Journal.   
 
Eric Hagerman, previously Special Projects Editor at This Old House for the past six years, was named Content Development Team Leader at Consumer Reports
 
Kate N. Krader, previously Restaurant Editor at Food & Wine, was named Food Editor at Bloomberg Pursuits.
 
Lincoln Mitchell has resign from his position as National Political Correspondent at the New York Observer
 
Kevin White has left his position as Group Publisher of Health and Cooking Light.  He had been Group Publisher for the past five years.
 
Jamie Martin was promoted from Director, Digital Initiatives to Editor-in-Chief of Experience Life.
 
Marisa LaScala, former Associated Editor of Working Mother, was named News Editor at Parents Magazine.
 
Effective September 1, Rupert Allman, Executive Producer of The Takeaway at WNYC-AM/FM, will join WAMU-FM as Executive Producer of a new WAMU show to succeed The Diane Rehm Show.
 
Jim Parsons was promoted to News Director at WTAE-TV
 
 
 
 
July 22, 2016
 
Michael Cieply joins Deadline Hollywood as Executive Editor 
 
Effective August 1, Michael Cieply, The New York Times Media Reporter, will join Deadline Hollywood as Executive Editor.
 
Mashable named Anne-Marie Tomchak Editor of Mashable UK and Jerico Mandybur as Editor of Mashable Australia.
 
At International Business Times, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of IBT Media Etienne Uzac resigned from that post and became Chairman. Dev Pragad was named Chief Executive Officer, North America for IBT Media and Chief Executive Officer for Newsweek.
 
Mediaite appointed Joe DePaolo Sports Media Editor.
 
At Gizmodo, Mario Aguilar was promoted from News Editor to Managing Editor.
 
Adrianne Jeffries has left her position as Managing Editor of Motherboard at VICE.

After being appointed permanent Saturday Anchor for the NBC Nightly News, José Diaz-Balart leaves his anchor position at MSNBC. He will continue to anchor Noticiero Telemundo and host the Telemundo program Enfoque.

At Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Daniel A. Norselli was promoted from Digital Sales Director to President and Publisher, succeeding Michael G. Kane who was promoted to President of the East Group at Gannett Co., Inc.
 
Donna Gordon Blankinship, former Education, Science, Philanthropy and Health reporter for the Associate Press, joined the Seattle Times as an Editorial Writer.

Tyler Cowen was named a Staff Columnist for Bloomberg View at Bloomberg News

Breakingviews.com hired Sara Silver as Financial Columnist.

Former Chief Political Correspondent for the Morning Consult Reid Wilson returned to The Hill as National Correspondent. Reid Wilson worked for The Hill as Reporter prior to joining The Hotline and serving as Editor-in-Chief from 2010-2013.
 
Effective August 15, Adam Serwer will join The Atlantic as Politics and Policy Deputy Editor, after serving as National Editor at Buzzfeed. He succeeds Sacha Zimmerman Scoblic who will become Features Editor at TheAtlantic.com. Former Associate Editor at Foreign Policy Siddhartha Mahanta will join the magazine as Deputy Editor, Global Sections.
 
Gotham Magazine appointed Lynn Scotti Kassar Publisher.
 
At Forbes, Michael Federle was promoted from Chief Operating Officer to President and Chief Operating Officer of Forbes Media.  Michael S. “Mike” Perlis will retain the title of Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Media and will assume the additional role of Executive Chairman.
 
At Fortune, Andrew Nusca, Stephen Gandel and Pam Kruger were each named Deputy Digital Editor of Fortune.com.
 
Chris Legaspi was named Menswear Editor at Vanity Fair.
 
Dori Katz was promoted to Beauty and Fashion Director at Family Circle magazine.
 
Susan Ferber was named Associate Publisher of Prevention magazine and Rodale’s Organic Life magazine.
 
Effective July 29, Drug Store News Publisher Wayne Bennett will leave the company to pursue other interests. He will be succeeded by Eric Savitch.
 
Erica Teichert, previously DC Bureau Chief at Law360, was named New York Bureau Chief at Modern Healthcare.
 
 
 
 
July 14, 2016
 
Evan McMorris Santoro joins Vice's HBO Nightly Show as Political Correspondent 
 
At Gizmodo, Eve Peyser was named Night Editor.
 
At RealClearPolitics, A.B. Stoddard joined as Associate Editor.
 
Evan McMorris Santoro, current White House Reporter for BuzzFeed, is leaving the digital company at the end of July to join Vice's HBO Nightly Show as Political Correspondent. Alex Thompson, former Editorial Assistant to Maureen Dowd at the New York Times, joins Vice News in August as Politics and Policy Editor.
 
At Jezebel, Joanna Rothkopf was promoted from Staff Writer to Features Editor.
 
Garrett Murch, former Communications Advisor for Sen. Jeff Sessions, was named Senior Editor at LifeZette.
 
At CBS News, former CNN Senior Editorial Producer Albert Lewitinn joined CBSN as Executive Producer. Tony Dokoupil, a former Greenhouse Host at MSNBC, will join as Correspondent in August.
 
At Univision, Isaac Lee was promoted to Chief News, Entertainment & Digital Officer.
 
At NPR, Israel Smith was named Senior Director, Promotion and Audience Development and Steve Nelson was named Director, Programming.
 
Melissa Harris-Perry joined the BET Networks as a Special Correspondent.
 
Paul Blake, previously a Writer and Producer at British Broadcasting Corporation, was named Business Reporter for ABCNews.com at ABC News.
 
At The New York Times, Marc Lacey, former Deputy National Editor, was promoted to National Editor. Lisa Tobin, former Senior Podcast Producer for WBUR-FM, was named Executive Producer, Audio for the NYT Audio Unit.
 
In August of this year, The Jackson Sun Executive Editor Steve Coffman will join The Wichita Eagle as Executive Editor.
 
At USA Today, Chris Davis, formerly Deputy Managing Editor, Investigations and Data Journalism for the Tampa Bay Times, was named Vice President, Investigative Reporting for the USA Today Network, reporting to Chief Content Officer Joanne Lipman.
 
At Tampa Bay Times, Jeff Harrington returned to the Business Desk as Economy Watchdog, after serving as Deputy Editor, Government and Politics. Assistant Metro Editor Michael Van Sickler replaced Jeff Harrington as Government and Politics Editor. Mike Sherman, former Sports Editor of The Oklahoman, will join Tampa Bay Times as Sports Editor this August.
 
Rory Smith was named Chief Soccer Correspondent at The New York Times.  He begins his new role on September 5, 2016 and will be based in London.
 
Katie Schaefer was named Editor of the Oshkosh Northwestern.  
 
At Thomson Reuters, Don Durfee was appointed Managing Editor for Operations, Americas. Martin Howell, former Deputy Editor for the Americas, was named Asia Top News Editor based in Singapore. 
 
John Hillkirk, previously Senior Editor of Investigations at USA Today, was named Senior Enterprise Reporter at Kaiser Health News
 
Mark Miller, previously Managing Editor at Marketplace, was named Editor of Bloomberg LIVE at Bloomberg News.
 
Yolanda Wikiel joined Redbook as Deputy Editor.
 
Lauren Christensen joined Harper’s Bazaar as an Associate Features Editor.
 
Kyra Kyles, formerly Vice President and Head of Digital Content at JET and Ebony, was promoted to Editor-in-Chief and Head of Digital Content.
 
At Men’s Health, Chris Peel, former National Advertising Director, was promoted to Associate Publisher.
 
At POLITICO, Carrie Budoff Brown was named Editor, replacing Susan Glasser after the 2016 election. Brown currently serves as Managing Editor of POLITICO Europe in Brussels.
 
At Allure, Gerilyn Manago joined as Senior Social Media Editor and Rachel Jacoby Zoldan joined as Deputy Digital Editor.
 
At The Magazine Antiques, Gregory Cerio was appointed Editor. He succeeded Elizabeth Pochoda who remained as Contributor.
 
At Women’s Wear Daily, Louise Coolick was named Beauty Director.
 
Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke has left her position as Senior Editor at the New York Observer.  She had been at the Observer since 2012. 
 
 
 
July 1, 2016
 
Corey Lewandowski joins CNN as Political Commentator 
 
At Quartz, Georgia Frances King was named Ideas Editor; Sari Zeidler joined as Global Growth Editor; and Alice Truong was promoted to Deputy Growth Editor for Asia and India.
 
Alissa Walker, Senior Writer at Gizmodo, was named Urbanism Editor at Curbed, Vox Media.  She will be based in Los Angeles and begins her new role on July 11, 2016.
 
Marie Le Conte was named Politics and Media Reporter at Buzzfeed UK. 
 
Corey Lewandowski, former Campaign Manager of the Trump Campaign, joined CNN as Political Commentator. Samantha Murphy Kelly was named Technology Editor.
 
At The Bulletin, Erik Lukens was named Editor. He was previously the Editorial Page Editor at The Oregonian.
 
At USA Today, Managing Editor Patty Michalski was named Interim Editor-in-Chief taking over for David Callaway who joined TheStreet, Inc. John Brecher was appointed Executive Story Editor, USA Today Network.
 
At the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Leslie Frisbee was named Director, Content Strategy, Don Chareunsy was named Senior Editor, Arts and Entertainment and Robin Leach was hired as Entertainment Journalist for the newly-formed Niche Division, which will focus on entertainment news.
 
At the Decatur Herald & Review, Scott Perry was promoted from Business Editor to Managing Editor.
 
The New York Times named Nancy Gauss Executive Director of Video.
 
At the Plain Dealer, Editor George Rodrigue was promoted to General Manager and Editor and Timothy Warsinskey was named Managing Editor.
 
Don Shelton, Sports Editor of the Seattle Times, was promoted to Editor.
 
Roy Biondi was named Publisher of The Globe Gazette and the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.
 
Gordon McLeod is leaving his position as Publisher of Newsday.  His last day is July 2, 2016.
 
Lisa Tobin, previously Senior Podcast Producer at WBUR-FM, was named Executive Producer for Audio at The New York Times.
 
Ian Phillips, former News Director for the Middle East, was promoted to Vice President, International News at the Associated Press.
 
Lisa Fleisher, previously Technology reporter at The Wall Street Journal Europe, was named Editor/Reporter for Bloomberg.com at Bloomberg News.  She will be editing and writing features for the website based in London. 
 
At Men’s Health, Dan Michel was promoted from Associate Fashion Editor to Fashion Editor.
 
Jessica Plautz, formerly Travel Editor at Mashable, was named Digital News Editor at Travel + Leisure.
 
Former Los Angeles Times Writer Booth Moore joined The Hollywood Reporter as Senior Fashion Editor.
 
Ashley Mateo was named Web Site Director at Redbook.
 
Amy Odell, currently Director for Editorial Strategy at Redbookmag.com, took over additional responsibilities as Editor of Cosmopolitan.com.
 
At Town & Country, Danielle Stein Chizzik was promoted from Features Director to Deputy Editor, replacing Mary Kaye Schilling, who named Contributing Editor for the magazine; William “Will” Kahn was named Fashion Market and Accessories Director; Whitney Robinson, was named Style Director; Adam Rathe was named Senior Editor, replacing Kevin Conley, who was promoted to Contributing Editor; and Norman Vanamee joined as Articles Director.
 
At Allure, Seunghee Suh was named Digital Editor.
 
At Sports Illustrated, Christian “Chris” Stone was named Editorial Director for the Sports Illustrated group, which includes Golf magazine and Sports Illustrated for Kids. He succeeded Paul Fichtenbaum, who has served as Group Editor since 2012.
 
Kira Lafond, former Director of Advertising Sales, was promoted to Market President and Publisher of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
 
At the Wired, Lauren Goodman was named Contributing Style Director.
 
Amanda Weiner Alagem was promoted from Senior Accessories Editor to Executive Accessories Editor at Harper’s Bazaar. Cassie Anderson, formerly Associate Fashion Market Editor at Harper’s Bazaar, was named Fashion Market Editor.
 
Terry O'Reilly was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation, which owns sister radio stations WYEP-FM and WESA-AM.
 
Sam Cohen was named News Director of KXTV-TV.