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The New York Observer (New York, NY) -- Hunter Walker (hwalker@observer.com) is the new Political Reporter while Sarah Horne Grose is a Contributor to both the paper and NYO Magazine. She can be reached at shorne@observer.com.

New York Times (New York, NY) -- Michael Kimmelman has returned from Germany to serve as Senior Architecture Critic. He had been the Chief Art Critic while stationed in Europe. He started at the NYT as Freelance Music Critic. He can be emailed at mkimmelman@nytimes.com.

New York Daily News (New York, NY) -- The Daily News said so long to Senior Managing Editor Stuart Marques. Marques had been with the paper since 2007 and with the New York Post prior to that.

The Wall Street Journal (New York, NY) -- Hannah Karp (hannah.karp@wsj.com) will now cover the Consumer Products beat while Reporter Ellen Byron is on leave. Karp previously handled travel and sports. Also, National News Editor Sam Enriquez (sam.enriquez@wsj.com) has been promoted to Senior Page One Editor.

Bloomberg News - New York Bureau (New York, NY) -- Managing Editor Michael Waldholz is no longer with Bloomberg. His position has not been filled but any science and health stories can be sent to Team Leader Reg Gale at rgale5@bloomberg.net.

Bloomberg Television (New York, NY) -- Former CNN-er Justin Dial (jdial@bloomberg.net) is now in charge of U.S. news at Bloomberg TV.

Rock Center with Brian Williams - NBC Television Network (New York, NY) -- Natalie Morales (natalie.morales@nbc.com)  adds yet another position to her title as she joins the new Rock Center program. She remains Anchor on the Today show and is a Columnist for Latina Magazine. Morales can be followed on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/NMoralesNBC.

WNBC-TV (New York, NY) -- Former KAAL-TV (Minn.) Meteorologist Steve Sosna (steve.sosna@nbcuni.com) has arrived in the Big Apple where he will now forecast the weather.

The Village Voice (New York, NY) -- The Voice continues to have financial troubles as it lays off two more editorial members. Senior Editor Ward Harkavy and Columnist Harry Siegel were both let go.

SmartMoney.com (New York, NY) -- Jeremy Olshan (jeremy.olshan@dowjones.com) has been hired as Senior Editor handling Personal Finance and Retirement. He was previously a Reporter for the New York Post.

WNYW-TV (New York, NY) -- Joel Waldman (joel.waldman@foxtv.com) has joined the station as an Investigative Reporter. He has also been a Reporter for KGUN-TV in Tucson.

The Money Game - The Business Insider (New York, NY) -- Sam Ro (sro@businessinsider.com) is the new Editor of the Money Game vertical. He has also worked for Forbes.

Politix - The Business Insider (New York, NY) -- Politix Editor John Ellis has left the outlet.

Thomson Reuters (New York, NY) -- Edward Tobin (ed.tobin@thomsonreuters.com) and Claudia Parsons (claudia.parsons@thomsonreuters.com) have been named Deputy News Editors here. Tobin moves up from Equities Editor-in-Chief while Parsons was the Deputy Enterprise Editor.

Real Simple (New York, NY) -- Associate Food Editor Emily McKenna is no longer with the magazine.

The Sean Hannity Show - WABC-AM (New York, NY) -- Lynda McLaughlin (lynda@hannity.com) has replaced Elisha Krauss as Senior Producer of the radio program. Lauren Scirocco (lauren@hannity.com) has also joined the show as an Associate Producer.

WCBS-TV (New York, NY) -- The newest Meteorologist here is Vanessa Murdock, who joins the station from WTKR-TV in Norfolk. Meanwhile, Dan Forman (http://www.twitter.com/danfor) is the new Managing Editor. He arrives from rival WNBC-TV.

WJTN-AM (Jamestown, NY) -- General Manager Merrill Rosen has retired after more than a half century in radio. His replacement is Jeffrey Storey (JStorey@radiojamestown.com), who was promoted from Station Manager.

WKTV-TV (Utica, NY) -- General Manager/Vice President Vic Vetters leaves the station after 17 years of service.

WQSH-FM (Schenectady, NY) -- Replacing Program Director Mike Morgan here is former WFLY-FM employee Terry O'Donnell. O'Donnell (terry.odonnell@townsquaremedia.com) will also handle Midday DJ duties. Leaving the station is Afternoon DJ Ellen Rockwell.

WFLY-FM (Latham, NY) -- Assistant Program Director Marissa Lanchak (Marissa@fly92.com) has been promoted to Program Director. She retains her roles of Music Director and Afternoon DJ.

WXRK-FM (New York, NY) -- Midday DJ Lisa Paige has decided not to return to the station following her maternity leave. Meanwhile, Eunice Franklin, who goes by the radio handle of Eutopia, has been hired as a part-time DJ at the station. She has worked at WKTU-FM and WPTY-FM on Long Island.

Inc. Magazine (New York, NY) -- Senior Editor Bobbie Gossage (bgossage@inc.com) has been promoted to Articles Editor here. Lindsay Blakely (lblakely@inc.com) was hired as an Online Senior Editor. This means she will oversee technology and innovation coverage.

TV Guide (New York, NY) -- Lindsay Silberman (lindsay.silberman@tvguide.com) is now a Staff Editor here covering TV and social media. She was previously with Inc. Magazine.

Associated Press (AP) (New York, NY) -- Business Reporter Chip Cutter has left.

Food & Wine (New York, NY) -- Assistant Editor Kelly Snowden leaves while Andrew Zimmern arrives as a Contributing Editor. 

The New Yorker (New York, NY) -- A new position has been created and John Swansberg (john_swansberg@newyorker.com) has been hired to fill it. He is the new Online Culture Editor. He has held the same position with Slate.com.

New York Magazine (New York, NY) -- Jenny Kang (jenny_kang@newyorkmag.com) has joined the magazine as a Fashion Editor. She has also worked for Stylelist and Lucky magazine.

Fitness (New York, NY) -- Juno DeMelo (juno.demelo@meredith.com) moves from Nutrition Editor at Shape to the same title at Fitness.

The Commercial Observer (New York, NY) -- Jotham Sederstrom (jsederstrom@observer.com) has been named Editor at this real estate newspaper. He had been a Reporter at the New York Daily News.

FOX News Channel (New York, NY) -- Health Producer Karlie Pouliot has left the station.

Weight Watchers Magazine (New York, NY) -- Senior Editor Michele Shapiro (michele.shapiro@weightwatchers.com) has been promoted to Executive Editor. She has been with the magazine since 2009.

Spin Magazine (New York, NY) -- Caryn Ganz (cganz@spin.com) has been hired to fill the newly created position of Online Editor-in-Chief; David Bevan (dbevan@spin.com) has joined as Associate Editor; and Christopher Weingarten (cweingarten@spin.com) is the new Senior Editor.

WIVB-TV (Buffalo, NY) -- Anchor/Reporter Ed Drantch (ed.drantch@wivb.com) jumps 125 markets as he leaves WHSV-TV in Harrisonburg, VA to work for this CBS affiliate.

Everyday Food (New York, NY) -- Sarah Carey (scarey@marthastewart.com) replaces Anna Last as Editor-in-Chief at this food magazine. Carey also wears two other hats as she is Editor of Martha Stewart Living magazine and Host of the Everyday Food TV show.

Martha Stewart Living (New York, NY) -- A number of departures recently took place here. Tony Bielaczyc, Deputy Editor of Gardening; Shane Powers, Deputy Editor of Home and Decorating; and Assistant Managing Editor Marc Bailes are all gone.

WJYE-FM (Buffalo, NY) -- Program Director Chuck Stevens has left this Adult Contemporary station.

Interview (New York, NY) -- Jason Lamphier (jlamphier@brantpub.com) has been hired as Senior Editor here. He arrives from OUT magazine, where he held the same title. Also, Meghan Dailey (mdailey@brantpub.com) has been named Deputy Editor. She was previously Executive Editor at Art+Auction.

Art + Auction (New York, NY) -- Senior Editor Eric Bryant (ebryant@artinfo.com) has been promoted to Executive Editor here. He worked for six years at ARTnews as Senior Editor prior to joining A+A.

Ladies' Home Journal (New York, NY) -- With the departure of Associate Editor Jennifer Castoro, Assistant Editor Sonia Harmon (sonia.harmon@meredith.com) will now handle the travel beat.
 
WGR-AM (Buffalo, NY) -- Replacing Program Director Andy Roth at this Sports/Talk station is Allan Davis. Davis, a Canadian, was previously with Genesis sports stations in central Florida.

Details (New York, NY) -- Online Editor Paul Katz and Articles Editor Mike Guy have left the magazine.

WROC-TV (Rochester, NY) -- Joining this upstate New York station is Brian Queen. Queen (bqueen@rochesterhomepage.net) will serve as News Director for both WROC-TV (Channel 8) and sister station WUHF-TV (Channel 31). Leaving the station is Sports Reporter Cory Hepola, who moves to Texas.

Maxim (New York, NY) -- Associate Editor Jesse Brunkman is no longer with this men's magazine.

Star Magazine (New York, NY) -- Cara Sprunk (csprunk@starmagazine.com) has joined this gossip newspaper as a Reporter. Follow her on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/carasprunk.

WSYR-TV (Syracuse, NY) -- Making the switch from radio to TV is Jules Thompson. Thompson (julesthompson@9wsyr.com) spent three months as News Director at WIBX-AM in Utica before deciding to take the Nightside Assignment Editor position at WSYR-TV (Channel 9). His counterpart as the Dayside Assignment Editor is Dave Bullard. Bullard (davebullard@9wsyr.com) also made the jump from radio to TV as he was Senior Producer/Reporter at WRVO-FM in Oswego. Thompson and Bullard previously worked together at WSYR radio.

Adweek (New York, NY) -- Two major changes here: Editorial Director Michael Wolff and Managing Editor Hillary Frey have both left the magazine. Executive Editor Jim Cooper (james.cooper@adweek.com) has taken over duties previously handled by Wolff.

Marie Claire (New York, NY) -- Replacing Anne Fulendwider as Executive Editor is Joyce Chang. Chang (jchang@hearst.com) has also worked at Lucky, People, People StyleWatch and The New York Times Magazine. Fulenwider, meanwhile, is now Editor-in-Chief at Brides magazine. Also joining Marie Claire are Blake English and Geraldine Sealey. They have been named Senior Accessories Market Editor and Editor-at-Large, respectively.

Cosmopolitan (New York, NY) -- MSNBC Host Mika Brzezinski is now an Editorial Columnist for this woman's magazine.

Global Finance (New York, NY) -- Denise Bedell (dbedell@gfmag.com) joins the magazine as Managing Editor.
 


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The New York Times (New York, NY) – Michael Powell (powellm@nytimes.com) and Motoko Rich (richm@nytimes.com) will now cover the economy. Julie Creswell (creswell@nytimes.com), who previously covered business features, will now handle finance. Also, Business Correspondent Peter Goodman will remain in business but will now be on the SundayBusiness section. Former Financial Reporter Javier Hernandez (jhernandez@nytimes.com) will now cover City Hall. Richard Pérez-Peña (rpp@nytimes.com) is taking the role of New Jersey Reporter. He was previously Newspaper and Magazine Reporter there.

New York Post (New York, NY) – Jay Sherman, Business Editor, is departing the paper to join Moody’s. Also departing the paper recently are Deputy Editor Sara Clemence and Business Reporter Peter Lauria. Joining the paper is former Broadcasting & Cable Editor Claire Atkinson. She will cover the media.

Town & Country (New York, NY) – William Norwich is joining the magazine as a Reporter. He was previously with Vogue.

Juicy (New York, NY) – A new magazine for African-American women has launched. The editor is Paula Renfroe. Send story ideas to her at paula@harris-pub.com.

Good Morning America Weekend - ABC Television Network (New York, NY) – The new weekend anchor is Bianna Golodryga. She can be emailed at bianna.golodryga@abc.com. Leaving the show are Associate Producer Jessica Hoffman; Coordinating Producer Mable Chan; and Producer Maria Cohen.

Daily Gazette (Schenectady, NY) – Business Reporter Ameerah Cetawayo is no longer with the paper.

The Tyra Banks Show (New York, NY) – This entertainment program has gone off the air.

Kiwi Magazine (New York, NY) – Amy Beal is the new Articles Editor at this children’s magazine. She can be emailed at abeal@maymediagroup.com.

New York Observer (New York, NY) – Politics Editor Katharine Jose is no longer with the paper. But new to the paper are Managing Editor Una LaMarche and Senior Editor Christian Lorentzen (clorentzen@observer.com).

Essence Magazine (New York, NY) – Former People writer Bob Meadows has been hired as a Deputy Editor at this African-American magazine.

WPIX-TV (New York, NY) – After just a few months with the station, Reporter Vince DeMentri has been let go by the station. Joining the station is Chris Burrous as Morning Anchor.

News 12 Bronx (Bronx, NY) – Jacqueline Reeves (jreeves@news12.com) is moving east to join this cable network as a Reporter. She was previously in Wyoming with KTWO-TV.

Bloomberg News - New York Bureau (New York, NY) – Two desertions to report at Bloomberg: Reporters Emily Thornton and Tim Mullaney are both leaving the company. Mullaney will still be freelancing while Thornton has left the industry completely.

Fast Company (New York, NY) – Rick Tetzeli (rtetzeli@fastcompany.com) has been hired as the new Executive Editor here.

Artforum (New York, NY) – Michelle Kuo (michelle@artforum.com) takes over Editor-in-Chief duties from Tim Griffin. Griffin (tim@artforum.com) is now an Editor-at-Large.

Artinfo.com (New York, NY) – Tyler Green wears two hats these days as he is a Blogger at this online art site while also being a Columnist at Modern Painters. He can be contacted at tgreen@artinfo.com. Visit his blog at http://blogs.artinfo.com/modernartnotes.

Buffalo News (Buffalo, NY) – Assistant Business Editor Jim Brennan has accepted a buy-out here.

Harper’s Magazine (New York, NY) – Senior Editors Luke Mitchell and Bill Wasik have announced they are leaving the magazine. No exact departure date has been set.

WYJB-FM (Latham, NY) – Program Director Ric Mitchell has been let go. He has been replaced by Chuck Taylor.

Elle (New York, NY) – Former Fashionista.com Editor Britt Aboutaleb (baboutaleb@hfmus.com) has been hired as Online Style News Editor at this fashion magazine.

InStyle (New York, NY) – Shilpa Prabhakar is the new Editorial Assistant at this style magazine. Contact Prabhakar at shilpa_prabhakar@instylemag.com

Inked Magazine (New York, NY) – Rocky Rakovic (rocky@inkedmag.com) is the new Editor of this tattoo magazine.

International Financing Review - New York Bureau (New York, NY) – Adam Tempkin, formerly of Asset Securitization Directory, is now with this financial magazine out of London. He can be reached at adam.tempkin@thomsonreuters.com.

Times Herald-Record (Middletown, NY) – Reporter Oliver Mackson is no longer with the paper.

Conde Nast Traveler (New York, NY) – Assistant Editor Eimear Lynch is no longer with the magazine.

Elite Traveler (New York, NY) – Associate Editor Jennifer Sembler has left the publication.

ForbesLife (New York, NY) – The magazine has announced the exit of Associate Editor Adam McCollum.

Forbes (New York, NY) – Leaving the print and online versions of Forbes are Deputy Lifestyle Editor Eric Arnold and Health Reporter Rebecca Ruiz.

Fortune (New York, NY) – Fortune welcomes Megan Barnett (megan_barnett@fortune.com) as Online Deputy Managing Editor and Scott Olster (scott_olster@fortune.com) as Online Associate Editor.

Prevention (New York, NY) – Editor-in-Chief Liz Vaccariello has stepped down from her post. Editorial Director Bill Stump (Bill.Stump@rodale.com) will manage day-to-day editorial operations until a replacement is named.

Blackbook Magazine (New York, NY) – Victor Ozols (vozols@blackbookmag.com)

has been named Senior Editor. Previously, he was an Associate Research Editor at Esquire.

Time Magazine (New York, NY) – Time Magazine welcomes Brendan Ripp (brendan_ripp@timemagazine.com) as Publisher.

Details (New York, NY) – The magazine announces that Jesse Ashlock (jesse_ashlock@condenast.com) is joining as Senior Editor. He had been Editor-in-Chief at I.D.

Details (New York, NY) – Senior Editor Adam Laukhuf has left.

Women’s Health (New York, NY) – Sara Culley (sara.culley@rodale.com) is the new Senior Managing Editor. Previously, she was Managing Editor at Elle.

Progressive Grocer (New York, NY) – Meg Major (mmajor@progressivegrocer.com) joins the publication as the new Editor-in-Chief.

Self (New York, NY) – Jolene Bouchon is leaving the magazine. Bouchon (info@delish.com) is now Senior Web Editor at Delish.com.

OK! Weekly Magazine (New York, NY) – Stephen Gregory Barr (tips@okmagazine.com) has been named Publisher. Previously, he was Associate Publisher of Sales and Marketing at VIV Magazine.

New York Magazine (New York, NY) – Ashlea Halpern (ashlea_halpern@newyorkmag.com) is joining the magazine as Online Fashion Editor. She was previously the Editor-at-Large and Shopping/Style Editor at Time Out New York.

NBC News (New York, NY) – NBC News welcomes Ryan Osborn (ryan.osborn@nbcuni.com) as Director of Social Media. Osborn had been a Producer at The Today Show.

Smart Money (New York, NY) – Ed Diller is the new Publisher after a stint at The Wall Street Journal.
 


Northeast Region

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The Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, MD) – Mary Corey (mary.corey@baltsun.com), who was the Interim Editor, is now the Director of Content at the Sun. And Reporter Robbie Whelan (robert.whelan@wsj.com) has moved North to cover real estate at The Wall Street Journal.

The Hill (Washington, DC) – Julian Fabian is a new Political Reporter at this Congressional news force. Former Daily Caller Blogger Gautham Nagesh has joined the team and will write for the new blog Hillicon Valley. Gautham replaces Tony Romm who has joined The Politico. Mike Lillis, formerly of the Washington Independent, has joined on as a Reporter. And the National Journal’s Sara Jerome has joined the team as a Reporter.

The Politico (Arlington, VA) – Gordon Lubold (glubold@politico.com) has transferred from the Christian Science Monitor to become the Defense Reporter. And DC Political Gossiper Anne Schroeder Mullins has left.

The Wall Street Journal - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC) – Keith Johnson (keith.johnson@wsj.com) has left the Environment beat to cover national and homeland security at WSJ.

The Washington Post – New York Bureau (New York, NY) – Jia Lynn Yang (yangj@washpost.com) has joined the Post as a Business Reporter after a stint at Fortune.

Foreign Policy (Washington, DC) – Benjamin Pauker (Benjamin.pauker@foreignpolicy.com) is the new Senior Editor and Cameron Abadi (Cameron.abadi@foreignpolicy.com) is the new Associate Editor. Also, Charles Homan (charles.homans@foreignpolicy.com) has joined the FP team as an Associate Editor after working previously as an Editor at The Washington Monthly.

ABC News - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC) – Dennis Dunlavey is the new Managing Editor of the DC bureau. And Rick Klein (rick.klein@abc.com) has taken Dennis’s former spot as Senior DC Editor.


Southeast Region

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CNBC - Washington Bureau (Washington, DC) – Eamon Javers (eamon.javers@nbcuni.com) has joined the staff after a previous job at The Politico.

World Affairs (Washington, DC) – Lawrence Kaplan has resigned as Editor. Publisher James Denton is now handling the editing duties.

The Washington Times (Washington, DC) – Political Correspondent/Columnist Joseph Curl has resigned from the TWT.

Capitol File (Washington, DC) – Wendie Pecharsky (wendie.pecharsky@nichemediallc.com) has been promoted from Senior Editor to Managing Editor. Pecharsky will also be the Managing Editor for Philadelphia Style.

KYW-TV (Philadelphia, PA) – Executive Producer John Wilson has been promoted to Assistant News Director.

Organic Gardening (Emmaus, PA) – Denise Gee (denise.gee@rodale.com) is the new Food & Wine Editor at OG.

WPVI-TV (Philadelphia, PA) – Shirleen Allicot is the newest Reporter to join Philadelphia’s top TV news team. Lauren Wilson recently left 6ABC.

WUSA-TV (Washington, DC) – Reporter Dave Statter has left this station.

WCHS-TV (Charleston, WV) – Chris Kittinger (ckittinger@wchstv.com) returns home to West Virginia as a Reporter after a six- year stint in Albuquerque.

Women’s Health (Emmaus, PA) – Former Elle Managing Editor Sara Culley (sara.culley@rodale.com) is the new Senior Managing Editor.


 


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