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Revolving Door Newsletter: 07.15.11

Fallout Continues at News International; NBC Names New Presidents

July 15, 2011
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Now that Rebekah Brooks is out as president of News International, word comes that Dow Jones CEO Les Hinton has resigned, as well. Both worked for News Corp. during the period of the most egregious phone hacking, Hinton overseeing News International and Brooks editing News of the World. Rupert Murdoch called the loss of Hinton "unexpected" and "a matter of much sadness," and Brooks' resignation came just hours after News Corporation's second-biggest shareholder, Saudi Prince Al-waleed bin Talal, called for her head. (Rupert isn't the only Murdoch having a bad week, however. His wife, Wendi, has her debut movie coming out this weekend against Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II)...

Sid Evans gets rewarded for his toil at Garden & Gun. The editor-in-chief moves back to New York City to be Time Inc.'s group editor of its lifestyle division... Andrew Russeth is the New York Observer's new arts reporter and editor. He's written for Art+Auction and Modern Painters among other places... Joshua Green joins Bloomberg BusinessWeek as senior national correspondent... CQ Roll Call loses another staffer as Andrew Satter heads to the Center for American Progress where he'll be multimedia producer...

Jennifer Salke is officially president of NBC Entertainment. She is responsible for Modern Family and will be tasked with helping Bob Greenblatt restock the Peacock's flailing lineup. Salke replaced Angela Bromstad who departed in January... Kiran Chetry leaves CNN for a "very special opportunity elsewhere." No word on what that will be, but we'll find out shortly since her last day at the 24-hour news network is July 29th... Dateline NBC promotes Elizabeth Cole to executive producer. She had been executive editor on the show. Meanwhile, Kate Snow leaves Dateline to join Brian Williams' new show where she'll be a correspondent... Mosheh Oinounou says goodbye to Bloomberg TV for a gig at the Early Show. He'll be a senior producer... Andrew Ross Sorkin joins CNBC as co-anchor of Squawk Box. The Dealbook founder has been a contributor at the network and will continue working at The New York Times...

Jodi Kahn takes over as president of iVillage. She joined the company in 2008... PBS eliminates 21 positions including 13 current staffers and eight unfilled roles. Six jobs will be added, including two vice presidents... Fleishman-Hillard names Jack Modzelewski president of the Americas and makes seven other high-level changes... And there are changes at Breaking News, Bridal Guide, and more...

July 15, 2011: Tim Franklin has been named editor-at-large at Bloomberg News. He had been director at National Sports Journalism Center at the Indiana University School of Journalism. (SportsNewser)

July 15, 2011: Julie Eisenman has been named news director at WJCL-WTGS in Savannah. She had been news director at WICU-WSEE in Erie. (TVSpy)

July 15, 2011: Stephen Cropper has been named chief meteorologist at WPXI in Pittsburgh. He had been chief meteorologist at WTAE. (TVSpy)

July 15, 2011: Frances Rivera has been named morning anchor at WPIX in New York. She had been anchor at WHDH in Boston. (TVSpy)

July 15, 2011: Elizabeth Cole has been named executive producer at NBC News. She had been executive editor there. (TVNewser)

July 14, 2011: Jessica Dore has been named associate publicist at New Harbinger Publications. She had been assistant publicist there. (mb)

July 14, 2011: Leslie Stone has been named managing editor at Opportunist magazine. She had been associate editor at Florida Realtor magazine. (mb)

July 14, 2011: Andrew Satter has been named multimedia producer at Center for American Progress. He had been video producer at CQ Roll Call. (FishbowlDC)

July 14, 2011: Sid Evans has been named group editor, lifestyle division at Time Inc.. He had been editor-in-chief at Garden & Gun. (FishbowlNY)

July 14, 2011: Joshua Green has been named senior national correspondent at Bloomberg Businessweek. He had been senior editor at The Atlantic. (FishbowlNY)

July 14, 2011: Olivier Beheydt has been named chief operating officer and finance director, EMEA at Fleishman-Hillard. He had been EMEA finance director there. (PRNewser)

July 14, 2011: Stephanie Marchesi has been named chief marketing officer at Fleishman-Hillard. She had been managing director, global integrated marketing communications there. (PRNewser)

July 14, 2011: David Wickenden has been named managing director, strategic planning and development at Fleishman-Hillard. He had been managing director, digital integration there. (PRNewser)

July 14, 2011: J.J. Carter has been named president, U.S. west region at Fleishman-Hillard. He had been GM, San Francisco there. (PRNewser)

July 14, 2011: Nancy Seliger has been named head of global client relations at Fleishman-Hillard. She had been EVP, global client relations there. (PRNewser)

July 14, 2011: Jack Modzelewski has been named president, the Americas at Fleishman-Hillard. He had been president & senior partner, global client relations there. (PRNewser)

July 14, 2011: Lise Stevens has been named director of publications at Natural Resources Defense Council. She had been deputy director, publications at The New York City Department of Health. (mb)

July 14, 2011: Christina Miller has been named GM at NBA Digital. She had been senior VP at Cartoon Network Enterprises and will continue as senior VP, strategy/marketing/promotions at Turner Sports. (SportsNewser)

July 14, 2011: Mosheh Oinounou has been named senior producer at The Early Show. He had been international desk editor at Bloomberg TV. (TVNewser)

July 14, 2011: Mike Guy has been named articles editor at Details. He had been editor-in-chief at Hemispheres. (mb)

July 13, 2011: Lauren McCullough has been named senior editor at Breaking News. She had been audience and engagement manager at The Associated Press. (mb)

July 13, 2011: Steve McEvoy has been named chief revenue officer at Mochila. He had been VP, advertising sales there. (release)

July 13, 2011: Mary Clarke has been named executive editor at Bridal Guide. She had been beauty director at Modern Bride and . (mb)

July 13, 2011: Carolyn Bekkedahl has been named chief revenue officer at Gilt City. She had been president/chief revenue officer at Mochila, Inc. (Advertising Age)

July 13, 2011: Drew Voros has been named managing editor at He had been business editor at Oakland Tribune. (mb)

July 13, 2011: Jodi Kahn has been named president at iVillage. She had been EVP there. (Advertising Age)

July 13, 2011: Lydell C. Bridgeford has been named reporter-editor at BNA. He had been e-newsletter editor and associate editor at Employee Benefit News. (mb)

July 12, 2011: Jason Heller has been named founding CEO at AGILITI. He had been EVP at The Laredo Group. (mb)

July 12, 2011: AJ Vernet has been named CEO and chairman at Rey. He had been SVP of sales at Digital Broadcasting Group. (mb)

July 12, 2011: Susan Lee has been named VP, corporate development at MaxPoint Interactive. She had been VP, ad sales strategy & operations at Univision Communications, Inc. (mb)

July 12, 2011: Elyse Moody has been named copy editor at ELLE. She had been associate editor at Aviation Week's Maintenance & Overhaul. (mb)

July 12, 2011: Dan Costa has been named editor-in-chief and senior VP of content at Ziff Davis. He had been executive editor at (FishbowlNY)

July 12, 2011: Daniel L. Doctoroff has been named CEO at Bloomberg LP. He had been president there. (FishbowlNY)

July 12, 2011: Jake Katz has been named director, trends & primary research at NBCUniversal. He had been manager, insights innovation at MTV. (mb)

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