KTTV-TV in Los Angeles has bid farewell to its 10pm anchor Carlos Amezcua. He had been with the station since September 2007, coming to the news desk from KTLA-TV. No replacement has been named. Check Google+ and Facebook for reports from the City of Angels.
Sarah Tressler has announced her departure from the San Antonio Express-News. She had been a breaking news reporter for the paper since January 2013. Prior to that, she was a reporter for the Houston Chronicle. Follow the Express-News' Twitter and Facebook for the latest from the city.
After a move to Philadelphia, Steve Patterson has joined the city's CBS affiliate KYW-TV and CW affiliate WPSG-TV as a reporter. He was previously based in St. Louis as a reporter at KSDK-TV. The KYW-TV Twitter and Facebook page offer news, traffic, weather and more (We're willing to bet it's not sunny in Philadelphia right now).
Mississippi joined the Union as our 20th state on this day in 1817, almost two centuries ago. Today in Mississippi has been dedicated to the state's life and people for over 60 years, a fairly large part of the state's history. The magazine includes features, human interest stories and news relevant to Mississippians. Check out its Facebook page for updates.
Beginning spring 2014, NBC Latino will fold into NBCNews.com. Additionally, iVillage.com will fold into TODAY.com. NBC Latino serves as the voice of Hispanics in America and provides news and information on people, parenting, food, education and politics. iVillage.com was created for the diverse needs of today's online woman. Follow NBC on Twitter for the latest in global news and more.
Cameron Easley has joined Roll Call as the managing editor. He was previously the digital content director for WCSC-TV Live 5 News in Charleston, S.C. since March 2011. Additionally, Sara Bondioli has been named as assistant managing editor. She most recently served as the copy chief. Bondioli originally joined the publication in March 2009 as a copy editor. Roll Call is geared toward members of Congress providing a news review and communication platform for Capitol Hill events. Check out the latest happenings on Capitol Hill by visiting Roll Call on Facebook.
Liz Spayd has joined Columbia Journalism Review as the publisher and editor in chief. She comes from The Washington Post where she most recently served as managing editor. Spayd spent the last 25 years at the paper where she held multiple titles including Website editor, assistant managing editor, metro reporter and national business editor. Columbia Journalism Review was established in 1961 as a media watchdog publication monitoring the performance of media in all its forms. For up-to-date insider news on the media, follow Columbia Journalism Review on Twitter.
Texas Public Radio has named Joyce Slocum to take over as president and CEO on Jan. 6. She had previously served as the chief administrative officer for NPR/National Public Radio. Slocum had been with NPR since joining in July 2008 as senior vice president of legal affairs and general counsel. Texas Public Radio broadcasts to the San Antonio area and includes classical music, news and talk programming. Follow on Facebook for original programming, news and more.
The Hill has added Tristan Lejeune to its roster as an assistant editor. He was previously an associate editor for Employee Benefit News since August 2012. Additionally, Jessica Taylor has been named campaign editor for publication. She is currently as a digital reporter for MSNBC's Daily Rundown and the NBC News Political Unit. Taylor is slated to begin her new duties at The Hill on Jan. 2. Follow reports on the interaction between Congress, the White House, lobbyists and the news media via The Hill's Twitter.
Executive producer Leslie Duffield has exited WAGA-TV Good Day Atlanta. Since joining the FOX affiliate in 1992, Duffield has held many titles including newscast producer, field producer, and special assignment producer. News operations director, Scott Stucky will serve as the acting executive producer until a permanent replacement is named. Visit WAGA-TV on Pinterest to find local recipes, entertainment news and Good Day's pet of the day.
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