Mitch's Media Musings - Nov 2022
Mitch's Media Musings
Oct. 16 - Nov. 15, 2022
Appen Media - Delaney Tarr joins as a staff reporter covering Roswell.
Atlanta Journal Constitution - Maybe I mentioned this before, but the paper won a Toner Award for excellent in political reporting. Details.
Atlanta Senior Life - Collin Kelly is the new editor.
Bloomberg News - Brett Pulley joins as Atlanta Bureau Chief
Cobb Business Journal - Madison Hogan departs for a new role at Earthlink
Floodlight News- Kristi Swartz joins as an investigative reporter focuses on the southeast. She was previously with EENews
Fox News - David Lewkowict promoted to Atlanta Bureau chief
Georgia Public Broadcasting
Devon Zwald joins as Newscaster/producer
Congrats to political reporter Stephen Fowler on an impending new arrival to the family!
Marietta Daily Journal - The MDJ has purchased six local papers from Southern Community Newspapers Inc. (SCNI).
The publications acquired by Times-Journal are the Gwinnett Daily Post, Rockdale Citizen, Newton Citizen, Henry Herald, Clayton News and the Jackson Progress-Argus. Details here.
(The) New York Times - We've added Atlanta based national correspondent Tarira Mzezewa to the database
Oz magazine goes to all digital.
Reporter Newspapers - They've launched a new weekly newsletter, Silver Streak. It launched Oct. 25.
Emil Moffatt departs the sunny south for the gloomy, eternal rain and clouds of Seattle. He's now the All Things Considered afternoon anchor at KNKX Radio.
ChamIan Cruz joins from the Appen papers. She’s their new Criminal Justice reporter.
Abby Kousouris joins as a reporter covering statewide topics. look for her stories on Gray TV stations across Georgia.
After 40+ years on your TV, Chief Meteorologist Glenn Burns has retired. The AJC's Rodney Ho writes.
Brad Nitz is the Chief Meteorologist for the station
Christian Jennings is now Executive Producer/Host for Neighborhood TV
Congrats to anchor Sophia Choi on her recent engagement!
Richard Belcher retires after 50+ years in tv news. The AJC's Bill Torpy writes.
WXIA TV / 11Alive
Kathy Bourn retires after 40 years as a photojournalist.
Bobeth Yates joins as a general assignment reporter. You might remember her time at CBS46 from 2018 - 21.
Former Atlanta & Company producer Eboni Lemon is now Assistant Program Director at PBS in DC.
Madison Carter departs. She's now an Investigative Anchor at WSOC-TV in Charlotte, NC.
Faith Jessie joins as weeknight anchor. She'll anchor at 5 p.m. with Jennifer Bellamy. She'll also report for 11Alive’s weeknight newscasts. Jessie joins from Newsday in NYC and worked for KSNV-TV (NBC) in Las Vegas as a reporter and fill-in anchor for more than four years. She began her career as a weekend anchor at WICZ-TV (FOX) in Binghamton, NY after graduating from University of Southern California.
News from the PR Dept
Congrats to all the award winners at the 2022 PRSA Georgia Phoenix awards, including Leff & Associates, which won an award for its work on MomoCon. Details on all the awards are at www.prsageorgia.org.