Mitch's Media Musings - March 2020
Mitch's Media Musings
Feb. 16 - March 15, 2020
Appen News - Cadillac Jack is now doing a podcast for the Appen News Group. It's called "My Second Act." Find it at https://www.northfulton.com/podcasts/mysecondact/.
Associated Press - Don Schanche has retired after 41 years in the news biz.
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Executive Editor Mark Meltzer retires
Grace Donnelly joins as staff writer
Atlanta Jewish Times - Eddie Samuels departs.
Georgia Public Radio
Sarah Rose joins as a general assignment reporter.
Josephine Bennett is the new Director of News and Partnerships
WABE - Check out this new feature I heard about from reporter Molly Samuel. "Sad Food News" is a social media feature following the trials and tribulations of food in local newsrooms.
Alex Whittler joins as general assignment reporter. She worked more recently in Richmond, Va.
Brian Hill joins as general assignment reporter. He comes to us from WTKR TV in Virginia
We've added Sports Producer and Reporter Kelly Price into our database.
Anchor/Reporter Marissa Mitchell departs.
Adam Harding departs the station. Adam Harding, not Adam Murphy. Apparently, there's been some confusion. He's now with WNBC TV in NYC. Watch: https://tinyurl.com/vhe2m3l.
A new News Director replaces the departing Steve Doerr. Matt King is the new guy in charge, joining from WCNC in Charlotte, NC.
Wes Rodda joins as Director of Marketing
Atlanta & Company is on hiatus during the COVID-19 pandemic. Looks like the station will add another news show at noon.
News from the PR Dept
The Georgia Entertainment PR Alliance held its first event, focused on teaching actors, musicians and producers the basics of public relations.
Congrats to all the agencies recognized by Expertise.com as the top PR agencies in Atlanta. https://www.expertise.com/ga/atlanta/public-relations-firms.