Media Moves at The New York Times, CNN & NPR, insideHPC Names New Editor, Radio Moves at Cumulus & iHeartMedia Affiliates

June 15, 2020 Jason Morgan

Doug Black is the new editor in chief at insideHPC, a digital publication covering high performance computing.  Black was most recently the managing editor of EnterpriseAI for Tabor Communications, and prior to this, served as marketing director for OnBrand24.

James Bennet stepped down from his post as editorial page editor at The New York Times, amid controversy over publication of an op-ed by Republican Sen. Tom Cotton.  Kathleen Kingsbury, deputy editorial page editor at The New York Times, will step in as editorial page editor through the November elections.

Kim Brunhuber joined CNN International as an anchor based in Atlanta, covering CNN Newsroom's Europe morning editions as well as weekday news programs.  Brunhuber was most recently a senior correspondent and Los Angeles bureau chief for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Alyssa Jeong Perry moves to NPR as a producer for the Code Switch race and identity podcast, based in Los Angeles.  Jeong Perry was previously a health reporter for KPCC-FM, as well as a reporter/producer for The Center for Investigative Reporting and KQED-FM.

Veteran broadcaster Randy McCarten returns to WRVE-FM (Latham, New York) as morning host.  McCarten was previously brand manager and senior vice president of programming for the iHeartMedia Albany, New York cluster, working with WRVE-FM and WTRY-FM since 1996.  

James Kurdziel takes on a new role as program director for KQRS-FM (Minneapolis), while continuing to serve as program director and midday personality for WEDG-FM (Buffalo, New York) temporarily while a search is underway for a replacement.  Kurdziel also retains his role as Cumulus Media's regional vice president of rock programming for the Northeastern U.S.


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