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Two Twitter Weeks Later, Andrew Wallenstein Has His Digital Editor

The New York hiring spree continues at Variety. Following the poaching of Brian Steinberg from Advertising Age, the trade has recruited Todd Spangler for the position of east coast-based digital editor.

From today’s announcement:

Spangler was most recently the technology editor for Multichannel News, a leading publication covering the cable industry. Prior to that, he was an editor and writer with several technology publications, including PC magazine, Interactive Week and Baseline.

During his tenure as a senior editor at Baseline, the magazine won three Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards in 2005-2006.

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Brian Steinberg Joins Variety

Brian Steinberg is leaving Ad Age to join Variety as its new senior TV editor. Steinberg was Ad Age’s TV editor, and had been with the publication since 2007. Prior to his time at Ad Age, he had worked at the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswire.

“As one of the most respected reporters in television today, Brian Steinberg adds depth to Variety’s editorial team and will greatly expand our coverage of marketing and advertising,” said Jay Penske, chairman and CEO of Variety’s parent, Penske Media, in a statement. “He’ll play a crucial role in the revitalization of Variety online and the relaunch of the weekly print publication starting March 26.”

Steinberg will be based in New York.

Another Variety Hire: Advertising Age’s Brian Steinberg

Is Nikki Finke still sure about those alleged March Variety layoffs? A day after the trade officially unveiled its triumvirate of editors-in-chief comes the news that Brian Steinberg has been enlisted as a senior TV editor.

The announcement is posted on the beta version of the publication’s new website. Too early to tell how close the page is to the upcoming finished product, but we’re not too fond of the headline font for this article.:

Steinberg has covered the media and advertising industries since 1998, most recently serving as television editor at Advertising Age… He’s managed Ad Age’s popular annual chart of TV spot prices for the past five years and is an expert on Super Bowl commercials.

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Changes At WSJ, NBC

nbc_peacock_cuts.jpgSome Memorial Day weekend job shuffling of note. First, from our own Revolving Door:

Brian Steinberg, Wall Street Journal ad columnist, is headed to AdAge where he’ll be the TV editor.

And some big holiday weekend hustling at NBC, where Jeff Zucker has tapped reality mogul Ben Silverman to replace NBC Entertainment president Kevin Reilly.

Nikki Finke has the backstory.