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Mitch's Media Musings - Dec 2018

Atlanta magazine - Check out the December edition for Candice Dyer's great feature on a local who's rescuing pit bulls.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

  • Congrats to staff writer Scott Trubey on the birth of a baby girl this month!

Georgia Entertainment News - They've launched a new entertainment source guide. GEN president Randy Davidson says "The Georgia Entertainment Source Guide is a digital PDF delivered to all members of Georgia Entertainment News. The Guide reaches directors, producers, financiers, creators and all who are involved in gaming, film and music in Georgia. The publication is also given to those outside Georgia, decision-makers in New York, Los Angeles, England and Canada."

Georgia Hollywood Review - We've heard news about this new pub starting up in town. We're meeting up with the editor later this month and will report on details. Meanwhile, check 'em out on Facebook.

GPB Radio  - GPB has partnered with The Bitter Southerner on a new podcast series. It's a co-production of The Bitter Southerner and Georgia Public Broadcasting. "Each episode, hosted by editor-in-chief, Chuck Reece, explores Southern culture and the South’s contributions to American life, painting a very different — and truer — picture of our region."

Oz - Check out the Nov/Dec issue of Oz magazine and read some of the latest Georgia entertainment industry news, including a great story about investing the film and tv biz in our state. Click to read the issue:

Reporter Newspapers - The Reporter group this month announced it will move its print editions from bi-weekly to monthly beginning in Jan. 2019. A post by the papers notes "in the past year, the Reporter group has accelerated efforts to turn the website into a daily news source for Brookhaven, Buckhead, Dunwoody and Sandy Springs." More details:


  • Lisa Rayam joins as morning host. Her official title is Host/Senior Producer for Morning Edition. You'll remember Rayam for many years at WAGA/Fox5.

  • Happy 29th birthday to Rose Scott!


  • Congrats to Buck Lanford who marks 20 years with the station this month.


  • Alyssa Hyman has joined WSB in a freelance capacity. Alyssa is the daughter of former WSB reporter Mark Hyman, so I'm sure viewers and management will recognize the family talent!


  • Matt Pearl adds an additional feature to his duties. He's hosting a regular segment focused on Atlanta's international food scene. The segment is called "At the Table ATL." You can find it on-air and across social media.

  • Producer LeOndre Harris has departed and is now Assistant News Director at Fox45 in Baltimore.

  • Jerry Carnes marks 30 years at the station this month.

  • Our condolences to Chris Holcomb whose father passed away this month.

Former reporter Marie Ryan passed away this month after a battle with cancer. She was 58. 

News from the PR Dept.

  • Everywhere Agency - Everywhere is hiring! They looking for someone with at least five years experience who knows how to write, pull together stories, participate in biz dev proposals, write all their newsletters, craft our blasts to influencers and basically review every piece of content that comes out of Everywhere. Description here:

  • Congrats to Denim Marketing. The agency won an Obie Award for "Best Social Media Campaign (Gold)" and "Best Website (Silver)"

  • Natalie Pawelski has launched a new agency, Story & Reach Communications. They specialize in climate, clean energy, and environmental justice. 


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