The Portland Press Herald has promoted J.Craig Anderson to business editor. He spent the past seven years as a business reporter for the paper and has been on staff since 2013. Prior to that, Anderson worked for the Arizona Republic as a business reporter, and before that spent six years at the East Valley Tribune as a reporter/assistant metro editor.
Josh Schimmels has been named publisher and chief executive officer for the Los Angeles Business Journal, effective March 23. He was previously the publisher of AZ Big Media and before that served as the business group publisher for D CEO. Between 2010 and 2015 Schimmels worked for the Los Angeles Business Journal and the San Fernando Valley Business Journal as an associate publisher.
Industry Dive has hired several more journalist across a handful of its publications:
- Aman Kidwai is the new associate editor of HR Dive. He most recently served as a creative writer with Connect Media.
- Hailey Mensik has joined the company as an associate editor for Healthcare Dive and covers labor issues. She was most recently an intern at the Los Angeles Times.
- Sam Silverstein is a new reporter for Grocery Dive and covers the supermarket industry. Prior to that, he was a B2B freelancer and has written for Money-Media, CFO and Door, and Window Market magazine.
- Greg Slabodkin has joined the team as a senior editor for MedTech Dive. He comes from Health Data Management, where he most recently served as a managing editor.
Kaylee Pugliese has joined WGGB-TV / WSHM-TV, the ABC/Fox/MyNetworkTV-affiliated duoplay in Springfield, Massachusetts, as a digital content producer and multimedia journalist. She was most recently a reporter for the Republican-American and before that worked for the Newport Daily News.
Telemundo's KBLR-TV in Las Vegas has promoted Martha Saldana to a midday anchor. She has been with Telemundo since Las Vegas since 2016, when she joined as a producer and before that spent a decade at Entravision Communications in Palm Desert, California.
Join the Coronavirus Outbreak List
The coronavirus (COVID-19) is a viral epidemic of global concern, with direct repercussions for healthcare, trade, travel, and beyond. If you're seeking related content for this ongoing incident, get added onto Cision's list for coronavirus coverage and receive relevant information about the Coronavirus Outbreak direct from PRs.
To join the Coronavirus Outbreak contact list, please email email@example.com, putting ‘Coronavirus’ in the Subject, and ‘Subscribe’ in the email body. Journalists can choose to update their details at any time, and even ask to be removed at a later date.
Additionally, if you’re looking for PR help with Coronavirus Outbreak-related editorial (interviews, expert comments, etc.), use our free HARO service to send call outs to PRs. Find out more by visiting www.helpareporter.com
Events: Do you have an upcoming media industry event you want to share? Email us.
Media Moves: Keen to shout about a new job, change of beat, new launch or pick up some commissions? Email us.
The Cision research team makes over 20,000 media updates to our influencer database each day! If you have a media move, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/media_moves.
About the AuthorFollow on Twitter More Content by Anna Marevska