Rosa Flores was named a correspondent and substitute anchor for CNN/Cable News Network in New York, effective in July 2013. She previously served as a reporter and anchor for WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge, La., since June 2012. Flores is available on Twitter at @RosaFlores and CNN/Cable News Network at @CNN. For more information call 212-275-7800.
Amy Waldman-Growick has been promoted to managing editor of WPIX-TV (@WPIX) in New York. Additionally, Christian Taussig has been promoted to news operations manager. For more information, please call 212-949-1100.
Ben Finley (@Ben_Finley) has joined The Philadelphia Inquirer (@PhillyInquirer) as a reporter. In his new position, he will cover Bucks County, Pa. Finley previously served as a staff writer for FactCheck.org. For more information, please call 215-854-2000.
General assignment reporter Cheryl Chodun has announced her retirement from WXYZ-TV in Detroit. Her last day will be July 26. Chodun is available on Twitter at @cchodun and WXYZ-TV at @wxyzdetroit. For more information, please call 248-827-7777.
Brenda Turner left USA Weekend. She was named editor of USA Weekend in January 2012, previously serving as executive editor since 2009 and managing editor since 2004. She joined USA Today as a founding staffer in the life and news departments in 1982. USA Weekend is available on Twitter at @usaweekend. For more information, call 703-854-6445.
Ignacio Torres has joined Fusion as a segment producer, effective June 24. He was previously a video Web producer for NBC Latino. Torres is available on Twitter at @igstorres. For more information, visit http://abcnews.go.com/abc_univision.
KRIV-TV (@MyFoxHouston), a FOX Broadcasting Company affiliate for the Houston market, has promoted Bob Morford to vice president and news director. He joined KRIV-TV as assistant news director in August 2012. For more information, call 713-479-2600.
Dirty Water News covers arts and entertainment, restaurant reviews, sports, music, nightlife and fashion in Boston. The blog is available on Twitter at @DirtyWaterNews. For more information, visit http://dirtywaternews.com.
Sam Jacobs (@sampjacobs) is set to join the staff of Time.com (@TIME) as senior editor beginning June 17. He currently serves as a national political correspondent for Reuters in Washington, D.C., focusing on political campaigns. For further details, call 212-522-1212.
Kelly Wallace (@kellywallacetv) is set to rejoin CNN/Cable News Network (@CNN) as a digital correspondent and editor at large for CNN.com on July 8. She currently serves as chief correspondent and executive director of digital video for iVillage.com. Prior to joining iVillage.com in July 2010, she was a correspondent for CBS and before that, was a correspondent/anchor for CNN until 2006. For further details, call 404-827-1500.
Josh Bernstein (@jbreports) has joined Al Jazeera America as an investigative correspondent based in Washington, D.C. He previously served as a senior investigative reporter for KDVR-TV since October 2012. Also at the network, Amy Walters (@amywalters_) has joined as a field producer and segment producer. She was previously a national news producer at NPR/National Public Radio. For further details, call 415-995-8200.
Melinda Arons has left ABC News' Nightline (@Nightline), where she served as coordinating producer and chief political producer. A direct replacement has not been named. For additional information, call 212-456-6604.
The Navigator regrets to inform its readers that WNBC-TV reporter John Noel has passed away. Noel wasan Emmy Award-winning journalist who joined the New York station in February 1998 as a general assignment reporter.
WVEC-TV (@13News) reporter Cleve Bryan (@13CleveBryan) was named New Jersey reporter at KYW-TV (@CBSPhilly) in Philadelphia. He had been with Norfolk, Va., station since August 2011. He will begin his new position on July 1. For more details, contact 215-977-5300.
Brittany Hoover has left the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. She had served as a higher education reporter since October 2011. There is currently no replacement for Hoover at the paper. Follow The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Twitter at @lubbockonline. For more information, contact 806-762-8844.
Only in York County is a blog hosted on yorkblog.com. The site discusses current news in addition to news of the past in York County, Pa. People who have their roots in the area as well as historical memories are also featured on the site. The blog is authored by Joan Concilio. Follow Concilio on Twitter at @definity. To learn more, contact 717-771-2000.
Steve Forrest has joined New Day, CNN's new morning program to debut on June 17, as a producer. He was previously a field producer and field booker for NBC News. He has also been a senior producer for Access Hollywood. For more information, call 212-275-7800.
Sandra Smester (@ssmester) has been promoted to senior vice president of programming at Univision Television Network. She was previously vice president of programming. Smester has worked at Univision since 1996. Call 305-471-3900 to learn more.
Defense One (@defenseonealert) has named Kevin Baron (@defensebaron) executive editor. Baron was most recently a national security reporter for Foreign Policy since 2012. Prior to that, he was a national security staff writer for the National Journal. Visit www.defenseone.com to learn more.
Buster Wilson has stepped down as network general manager for American Family Radio. Network operations director, Jim Stanley, has been named interim general manager. Call 662-844-8888 for related inquiries.
Corpus Christi Caller-Times editor, Shane Fitzgerald, has left his role after nearly ten years. He was previously working in Denver for the Rocky Mountain News, and before that, the Livingston Enterprise of Montana. The paper's editorial page editor, Tom Whitehurst, adds on acting editor duties. For more information, call 361-884-2011.
Editor in chief Susan Glasser (@sbg1) will step down from her position at Foreign Policy (@ForeignPolicy) in July 2013 and will join POLITICO (@politico) as a long-form journalism editor. Glasser has been with Foreign Policy since September 2008. No replacement has been named for her at this time. For more information, call 703-647-7999.
New York magazine has named Jebediah Reed as online deputy editor. He was previously enterprise editor for the now defunct paper The Daily. Follow New York magazine on Twitter at @nymag and Reed at @jebediahreed. To learn more, call 212-508-0700.
Marc Etkind has been named general manager of Destination America. He previously served as senior vice president of content strategy at the network. Follow Destination America on Twitter at @DestAmerica. For more information, call 240-662-2000.
Sports Illustrated has launched a new online-only sports show called SI Now Powered by Ford (@sinowlive). This half hour show airs week days at 1 p.m., EST and offers sports news, analysis and interviews as well as coverage of the biggest events in sports. Maggie Gray (@SI_MaggieGray) serves as host, while Joe Lynch (@JosephRLynch) is senior producer and Ian Orefice is the executive producer. For more information, visit http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/SInow.
Features editor Charles Bonenti has retired from The Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield, Mass. No replacement has been named for him at this time. Follow the Berkshire Eagle on Twitter at @berkshireeagle. For more information, call 413-447-7311.
Steven Ginsberg (@stevenjay) was named senior politics editor for The Washington Post (@washingtonpost). He was previously national politics editor for the paper. For more information, contact 202-334-6000.
Michael Viqueira (@mikeviqueira) has joined Al Jazeera America as a White House correspondent. He previously served as a congressional correspondent for NBC News at NBC Television Network. Before that, he covered the White House as a correspondent. For additional information, call 410-466-0013.
Alexander Trowbridge (@AlexanderTrow) has joined CBS News (@CBSNews) as a reporter and editor. He was previously a video reporter at POLITICO. For further details, contact 212-975-7000.
John Landgraf was named CEO of FX Networks, Inc. He previously served as president and general manager of FX and FX Movie Channel since May 2005. FX Networks, Inc., is on Twitter at @FXNetworks. To learn more, contact 310-369-0949.
Reporter and evening anchor JaQuitta Williams has left WGCL-TV in Atlanta. She had been with the station since July 2010. No replacement has been named for Williams at this time. WGCL-TV is on Twitter at @cbsatl. For more information, contact 404-325-4646.
Danielle Beard has joined Farm Talk magazine as an associate editor. She also serves as the main editorial contact for the publication. Farm Talk is a weekly publication that targets farmers and ranchers in the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. It offers readers the latest news and information about the agri-business industry. Farm Talk is available on Twitter at @FarmTalkNews. For further details, contact 620-421-9450.
Dennis Cauchon has left his post at USA Today (@USATODAY), where he served as a national news reporter since joining the publication in 1991. Also gone from the paper is Carol Memmott, who served as an entertainment reporter covering books and television. For additional information, call 703-854-3400.
Sarah Harrison Smith (@shsmithnyt) has been named as the children's book editor for The New York Times. She previously served as a metro editor for the publication overseeing coverage of Westchester Country, N.Y. and Connecticut. Prior to that, she was the managing editor for The New York Times Magazine. For further details, call 212-556-1234.
Bill Felling has been named as executive director of news services for CBS News (@CBSNews), overseeing CBS affiliates across the country. He most recently served as the network's national editor, a position he had held since 1995. For additional details, call 212-975-4321.
David Berson has been named president of CBS Sports Network. He previously served as executive vice president of CBS Sports since 2011. Before that, he served as executive vice president of programming, planning and strategy at ESPN. For further details, call 212-342-8700.
Mike Elder has left FOX News Radio Network (@foxnewsradio), where he served as vice president of news talk programming since May 2007. He had been with the network since 2005. For additional information, call 212-301-3000.
Roger Smith has announced he will retire from the Los Angeles Times. He served as the national news editor for the publication for 36 years. He will be replaced by Kim Murphy, who had been the Seattle bureau chief. No replacement has been named for Murphy at the Seattle bureau. Los Angeles Times is available on Twitter at @latimes and Murphy at @KimMurphy. For more information, call 213-237-7679.
News reporter Karen Auge has left The Denver Post. The publication has not named her replacement, but materials regarding crime and courts can be sent to Larry Ryckman, assistant city editor. The Denver Post is available on Twitter at @denverpost and Ryckman at @lryckman. For more information, call 303-954-1010.
San Francisco's CBS affiliate KPIX-TV (@CBSSF) and CW affiliate KBCW-TV (@cwbayarea) have named Ryan Takeo (@ryantakeo) as a general assignment reporter. He will start on June 10. He was previously a reporter at WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids, Mich. For more information, call 415-362-5550.
KMOV-TV in St. Louis has let go evening anchor Larry Conners. He had been with the station since December 1986. KMOV-TV is available on Twitter at @kmovnewsfeed. For more information, call 314-621-4444.
Andy Dudzik (@sfr_publisher), publisher of the Santa Fe Reporter (@santafereporter), will step down in September 2013. Dudzik joined the Santa Fe Reporter as an ad sales representative in 2006. In addition, Alexa Schirtzinger (@aschirtz), editor of the publication, will leave in late August 2013 to pursue a John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University. Schirtzinger joined the staff as a community news writer in October 2009. The publication is currently seeking replacements for both positions. For more information, call 505-988-5541.
Hosted on philly.com, PhillyClout covers local media, news, personalities and politics in Philadelphia. The blog is available on Twitter at @phillyclout. For more information, visit www.philly.com/philly/blogs/cityhall.
Bill Dallman has been named vice president and news director of FOX Sports 1, effective July 2013. He has most recently served as vice president and news director at KMSP-TV in Minneapolis since May 2006. Before that, he was vice president of news at KDVR-TV in Denver. For more information, visit http://msn.foxsports.com.
WLS-AM news anchor Jim Johnson has announced his retirement at the end of this month after 45 years. He joined the station in the late 1960's after he worked at WIIL-TV (now WAWV-TV in Terre Haute, Ind.) in Champaign, Ill. He has also been a reporter at WLS-TV Chicago. Additionally, anchor and reporter, Mary Frances Bragiel, has left the station to take an Illinois state government communications director position. She had been with the station since 2011. For more information, call 312-984-0890.
Joe Frolik has resigned from his position as chief editorial page writer for Cleveland's The Plain Dealer. He was named chief editorial writer for the paper in January 2009 after he served as national correspondent for 12 years. There is currently no replacement at this time. To learn more, call 216-999-5000.
WNYW-TV New York has named Ben Simmoneau (@bensimmoneau) as a morning anchor. His first day is tomorrow, June 5. Simmoneau was most recently an anchor and reporter at KYW-TV in Philadelphia. For more information, call 212-452-3800.
The Chicago Sun-Times announced that it has laid off its entire photo department. Going forward, the paper plans to use freelance photographers and reporters for its video and photography content. Follow the Chicago Sun-Times on Twitter at @suntimes. For more information, call 312-321-3000.
FOX Broadcasting Company affiliate WTXF-TV (@Fox29Philly) has added Dawn Timmeney (@DTimmeneyFox29) as an anchor to its morning show Good Day Philadelphia (@Good_Day_Philly). The station has also moved anchor Thomas Drayton (@TDraytonFox29) from the evening newscasts to Good Day Philadelphia at 4:30 AM. For more information, call 215-925-2929.
Gaby Fleischman has joined CBS Television Network affiliate WFOR-TV in Miami as a reporter. She was previously a reporter for WBBH-TV in Fort Myers, Fla. Follow WFOR-TV on Twitter at @CBSmiami and Fleischman at @GabyontheGo. For more information, call 305-591-4444.
Patsy Loris has been promoted to vice president of news at Univision Television Network. She was previously senior director of news since January 2011 and has been with the network since 1989. Univision Television Network is available on Twitter at @Univision and Loris at @PatsyLoris. For more information, call 305-471-3900.
Mia Aquino has joined Fusion as senior strategist, social communities. She was previously social marketing manager at The Huffington Post since February 2013. Prior to that, she was social media editor at HuffPo since January 2012. Aquino is available on Twitter at @SocialMia. For more information, visit http://abcnews.go.com/abc_univision.
Mike Darnell, president of alternative entertainment at FOX Broadcasting Company, has announced he will leave the network at the end of June 2013. He has been with the network in a variety of roles since 1994. Fox Broadcasting Company is available on Twitter at @foxtv. For more information, call 310-369-3553.
Jennie Jones has taken over as editor at Happy News. She replaces Emily Johnson. Happy News is available on Twitter at @hnheadlines. For more information, visit www.happynews.com.
Cara Lemieux has left ABC News Digital where she served as an original video content producer. Prior to that role, she served in a variety of positions at ABC News including producer of Good Morning America and Good Morning America Weekend. For further details, call 212-456-4441.
Chuck Raasch announced his departure from USA Today (@USATODAY), where he served as national news writer since February 2009. He had been with the publication since joining in December 1982, and leaves as part of the latest buyouts. For additional information, call 703-854-3400.
WABC-TV (@eyewitnessnyc) reporter Jeff Pegues (@Jeffpegues7) is set to leave the station on June 28 and will join CBS News as a correspondent on July 8. He will be based in the Washington, D.C. bureau. Pegues has been a reporter at WABC-TV for the last ten years. For additional information, call 212-456-7000.
Neda Semnani has left Roll Call (@rollcall), where she served as a reporter and wrote for Heard on the Hill since joining the publication in May 2011. Prior to that, she was a deputy editor for Congressional Quarterly. Also at Roll Call, David Drucker (@DavidMDrucker) has left his post as associate politics editor and has joined the Washington Examiner as a senior congressional correspondent covering Capitol Hill, political campaigns and politics. For further details, call 202-650-6500.
Alisha Gomez-Berman (@agomezberman) was named the managing editor for the Daily Pilot (@TheDailyPilot) in Los Angeles. She is also currently the managing editor of Coastline Pilot and the Huntington Beach Independent. To learn more, contact 714-966-4600.
WTAE-TV (@WTAE) in Pittsburgh, Pa., has promoted Chuck Wolfertz to president and general manager. He had served as a general sales manager for the station since March 2012. He will begin his new position on June 1. Wolfertz replaces former president and general manager Michael Hayes. For further details, contact 412-242-4300.
Tristan Nichols (@tristan_nichols) has joined U-T TV (@UTTVSD) in San Diego as an anchor. He previously served as a maritime and defense correspondent at The Herald (Plymouth) based in the United Kingdom since June 2012. For further details, contact 619-293-1211.
Hot Dish Politics is a blog is hosted on StarTribune.com. The site offers news, insights and commentary on politics and politicians. It is written by Star Tribune's staffers based in Minnesota and Washington, D.C. For more information, contact 612-673-4000.
Jonathan Martin will leave POLITICO to join The New York Times next month. At the Times, he will serve as national political correspondent reporting from the Washington, D.C. bureau. Martin has been with POLITICO since 2007 as a senior political reporter. Follow him on Twitter at @jmartnyt. To learn more, call the Times' Washington bureau at 202-862-0300.
Andrea Torres (@miamicrime) has left The Miami Herald where she served as a reporter and Web producer. Torres has joined WPLG-TV in Pembroke Park, Fla. as an assignment editor. For more information, contact WPLG-TV at 954-364-2500.
KDAF-TV Dallas multimedia journalist, Daniel Novick, has exited the station. Prior to joining KDAF-TV, he was an anchor and reporter at KFOX-TV in El Paso, TX. For more information, call 214-252-9233.
Caleb Solomon (@GlobeCaleb), managing editor for digital media at The Boston Globe (@GlobeMetro), will leave the publication to join Bloomberg News (@BloombergNews) as an editor at large. He will join the Top News team on June 17. Also at The Boston Globe, Ben Volin (@BenVolin) joined as a sports reporter covering the New England Patriots; he was previously a football reporter covering the Miami Dolphins for The Palm Beach Post (@pbpost). For more information, call The Boston Globe at 617-929-2000.
Joshua Stewart has joined The Orange County Register as a city reporter covering Tustin, Calif. He was previously a staff writer for Navy Times from February 2011 to April 2013. Stewart is available on Twitter at @jptstewart and The Orange County Register at @ocregister. For more information, call 887-469-7344.
KOB-TV reporter and morning anchor Antoinette Antonio has announced that she will leave the Albuquerque-based station on May 31. She will join Boston's WCVB-TV as a reporter and weekend morning anchor on June 17. Antonio is available on Twitter at @antoinettea. For more information, call WCVB-TV at 781-449-0400.
Anchor Rob Jennings at WPVI-TV, the ABC Television Network affiliate for Philadelphia, has announced his retirement. He will leave at the end of July. WPVI-TV is available on Twitter at @6abc. For more information, call 215-878-9700.
NBC Television Network has named Deborah Turness as president of NBC News. She is set to join the network on August 5. Turness previously served as an editor for ITV News in London since 2004. For additional information, call 212-664-4444.
Adam May (@adammaytv) has been named a national correspondent for Al Jazeera America. He currently serves as anchor and reporter at WJZ-TV in Baltimore and will leave the station at the end of May. He had been with WJZ-TV since 2003. For additional information, call 410-466-0013.
Indra Petersons (@IndraPetersons) has joined CNN/Cable News Network as a weather anchor and correspondent. She contributes to all CNN network shows and programs, including New Day. Petersons previously served as a meteorologist at KABC-TV from 2004 until 2011. For further information, call 404-827-1500.
Eric Kleefeld (@EricKleefeld) has joined MSNBC's Up w/ Steve Kornacki as a segment producer. He previously served as a reporter for Talking Points Memo, and had been with that publication since 2006. For additional information, call 212-664-4444.
Tim Morrison (@tjmorrison) has joined The Charlie Rose Show (@CharlieRoseShow) on Bloomberg Television as managing editor. He previously served as the home page editor for TIME.com and as a senior editor for TIME. For further information, call 212-617-1600.
Alicia Menendez (@AliciaMenendez) will join Fusion as anchor. She will begin her new role on June 17. Menendez previously served as host and producer for HuffPost Live. To learn more, visit http://abcnews.go.com/abc_univision.
WBBM-TV's morning anchor Susan Carlson is no longer with the Chicago station. She had been with WBBM-TV since 2002. Follow WBBM-TV on Twitter at @cbschicago. For further details, contact 312-899-2222.
Fresh Loaf is a blog that is hosted on clatl.com. The site offers up-to-the-minute local reporting in and around Atlanta. It also includes insightful commentary and lively conversations with readers on topics ranging from politics to the arts and pop culture. To learn more, visit http://clatl.com/blogs/freshloaf.
Minneapolis station KMSP-TV has hired Stephanie Gailhard as a reporter for its morning newscasts. She will begin her new role on May 27. Gailhard was previously a reporter for WINK-TV in Fort Myers, Fla. KMSP-TV is available on Twitter at @MyFOX9 and Gailhard at @stephigailhard. To find out more information, contact 952-944-9999.
Dave Lieber (@DaveLieber) has joined The Dallas Morning News (@dallasnews) as an investigative news columnist. His first column with the paper will appear on May 31. Lieber previously served in the same role for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. For more information, contact 214-977-8222.
Former U.S. congressman, Allen West (@allenwest), has joined FOX News Channel as a contributor. He was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Florida, representing the state’s 22nd congressional district, from January 2011 to January 2013. To learn more, call 212-301-3000.
KTTV-TV, the FOX affiliate of Los Angeles, has named Araksya Karapetyan as morning anchor. She had been a fill-in anchor for the station since October 2012, and joined the station in March 2012 as a general assignment reporter. She was previously a reporter at KOIN-TV in Portland, Ore. She can be found on Twitter at @araksya. For more information, call 310-584-2000.
Carol Hanner has left her post as managing editor and digital media editor at the Winston-Salem (NC) Journal. This was her second stint at the paper having been a reporter in the early 1980's. Christian Zavisca (@zaviscaWSJ) has taken over interim editor addition to his digital editor role. To learn more, call 336-727-7211.
Investigative reporter Joe Holden (@JoeHoldenWBRE) of WBRE-TV Scranton, Pa. will exit the station on June 27 to join WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh as a reporter. His first day with the Pittsburgh news station is July 1. For more information, call WPXI-TV at 412-237-1100.
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