Mitch's Media Musings, Nov. 16 - Dec. 15, 2017
Mitch's Media Musings
Nov. 16 - Dec. 15, 2017
Russell Grantham has left the paper
Anastaciah Ondieki has joined as an investigative reporter.
After 21 years, reporter Craig Schneider has left the paper. He'll be working for Newsday in NY.
Atlanta Tribune - The Tribune is now a part of the Real Times Media group, which includes the Atlanta Daily World and "Who's Who in Black Atlanta."
Cobb Business Journal - With the departure of long-time editor Mark Maguire, Katy Ruth Camp is temporarily taking over the editing duties.
Cumulus Media filed for bankruptcy protection this month. Details from the AJC: http://tinyurl.com/ycr92sj6
HLN - Michael Lee is now an Associate Producer on the Morning Express with Robin Meade show.
Southbound - The magazine won the Gold award from the Society of American Travel Writers. Congrats to Allison Entrekin and her team!
Marissa Mitchell is now anchoring the station's weekend morning newscasts.
WGCL TV / CBS 46
Anchor/Reporter Vince Simms competed in the "ATL's Hottest" awards this month. He brought home the "Hottest Atlanta Media Personality" award.
Alicia Roberts joins as general assignment reporter, working all the afternoon and nightside shows. She joins the station from the Atlanta Braves, where did on-air work for the team.
Jim Kosek is now Chief Meteorologist at WLTZ TV in Columbus GA (Credit: Rodney Ho/AJC, http://radiotvtalk.blog.ajc.com/2017/12/04/former-cbs46s-meteorologist-jim-kosek-lands-new-job/?ecmp=socialflow_ajclifeTW
We noticed last year that Jamie Dupree was having some issues with his voice. He talks in his blog about the problems he's been having. Read it all at http://jamiedupree.blog.ajc.com/2017/12/05/no-easy-answers-in-the-search-for-my-voice/.
After 26 years, reporter Richard Sangster has retired.
Long-time assignment manager Paul Powers has left the station.
Wendy Halloran has joined as an investigative reporter. She was previously with previously the Chief Investigative Reporter at KPNX-TV in Phoenix, AZ. She also had investigative reporter positions in Las Vegas and Huntsville.
Zpolitics.com - The site is no longer in publication
News from the PR Dept
Ryan Klee launches a new agency, Ryno Media!
Congrats to Ben Deutsch on his retirement from The Coca-Cola Company. 25 years sure flew by!
Howard Pousner has been elected vice president of the Paradise Garden Foundation Board.