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Mitch's Media Musings June 2023

Mitch's Media Musings

May 16 - June 15, 2023


Army Times - We've added reporter Davis Winkle to the database

Atlanta Business Chronicle - Amy Wenk rejoins as Staff Writer

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

  • We've added Caroline Silva, Atlanta Now reporter, to the database

  • Sharif Durhams joins as Managing Editor of News. Link to details.

  • Monica Pearson joins as host of new video program and podcast program. More from Rodney Ho via this link.

  • Caroline Silva is one of the paper's Atlanta Now reporters.

  • Former AJC writer Jingle Davis died this month. Here's a Q&A I found about her.

Bitter Southerner - Recipient of three James Beard Foundation media awards

Covington News - Gabriel Stovall is no longer with the paper.

Georgia Asian Times - We've added writer Adrian West to the database

Secret Atlanta - We've added D'Anna Ashford to the database

WABE Radio

  • Melissa Feito joins as Evening News Manager

  • Scott Woelfel has been let go from the station in what's described as a "strategic restructuring." More from the AJC's Rodney Ho.

  • John Weatherford passed away this month. Served for many years at WAGA TV and later at WABE Radio. He ran his own PR agency, Weatherford Communications, for 15 years.


  • Congrats to reporter Lindsay Tuman (and her husband Zack) who brought a baby boy into the world this month!

  • I-Team reporter Dale Russell retires after 45 years of investigating! Details.

  • I-Team producer Mindy Larcom retires after 30 years.

  • We've added weekend producer Malik Northington to the database

  • Reporter Claire Simms departs for a position as Director of Communications and External Affairs for DeKalb County District Attorney Sherry Boston

  • We've added Executive Producer Josh Voight to the database

  • Former Fox5 producer Paul Gourley is now Director of Public Relations for the American Gas Associatio


  • Joshua Skinner joins as MultiMedia Journalist

  • Amanda Rose joins as MultiMedia Journalist

  • Rob Hughes departs for Chicago

  • Baillie Burmaster will soon join as Sports Director


  • The station broadcast a town hall discussion on Black youth safety in Atlanta on May 25. Uninterrupted: Black Youth Town Hall was previously recorded on May 8 at the Auburn Avenue Research Library in Atlanta and moderated by 11Alive’s Culture Correspondent Neima Abdulahi and DJ Greg Street from radio station V-103.

  • We've added Andy Amores, digital content producer, do the database

  • Atlanta & Company host Christina Pullara will depart the station this month. Kara Kneer takes over hosting duties.

  • We might have mentioned this before, but it you're wondering why you haven't seen Joe Henke's smiling face on air lately it's because he's been promoted to Managing Editor at the station. Congrats Joe!

News from the PR Dept

Emily Leon is PRSA Georgia's Chapter Champion for June.



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