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Roll Call: The FCC, Disney/ABC, MSLGroup, and More

President Obama has nominated two former Federal Communications Commission staffers to serve as commissioners: Jessica Rosenworcel and Ajit Pai. The nominees, a Democrat and Republican respectively, were chosen to represent both parties and speed along confirmation. [via Adweek]

Mirian Arias has been named VP of daytime communications at Disney/ABC Television Group. She was previously the VP of comms for NBCUniversal’s iVillage.

Mike Russell has joined MSLGroup Americas as SVP of sales and business development, a new position. He’ll be reporting to Americas president Jim Tsokanos and is charged with winning U.S.-based global and national accounts. He was previously MD of Meredith Integrated Marketing, a division of Meredith Corporation.

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Revolving Door: ‘LA Times’ Cuts, New Outlets, and Journos on Google+

Wintour, Stoudemire, and 'Vogue' editor Hamish Bowles during spring Fashion Week 2010. Photo: Getty Images

Bad news to report from the West Coast: Layoffs are happening at the Los Angeles Times (and one of the paper’s editors offers an example of what not to say during times like these).

On a more positive note, Hearst is launching Cosmo for Guys, or CFG for the BMOCs, a tablet pub on August 1. That should be… interesting. And Anna Wintour fave (she has a thing for the male athletes, no?) Amar’e Stoudemire has launched a fashion and sports site.

Finally, Muck Rack has a list of 140 or so reporters who are on Google+, with links. Any others?

More media changes after the jump.

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Revolving Door: ‘Town & Country,’ Huffington Post, MarieClaire.com

Here are this week’s media highlights from Mediabistro’s Revolving Door Newsletter:

Stellene Volandes has been named jewelry & accessories director at Town & Country. She had been style editor at Departures. (mb)

John Montorio has been named culture & entertainment editor at Huffington Post. He had been editor-at-large at Entrepreneur Media. (TechCrunch)

Laurence Bret-Stern has been named marketing director for Europe, the Middle East and Asia at LinkedIn. He had been director of European marketing at AOL. (WebNewser)

Abby Gardner has been named site director at MarieClaire.com. She had been beauty editor at Glo.com. (The Daily)

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