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Posts Tagged ‘National Journal’

Roll Call: Golin Harris, Democratic National Committee and ‘National Journal’

GolinHarris announced the appointment of Tarun Deo as managing director of Singapore and regional managing director of South-East Asia. He will assume the leadership role from Christina Cheang, who is stepping down from the role after five successful years with the agency. Deo starts his new assignment on July 1. Deo brings with him more than 20 years of communications and brand building experience from across Asia Pacific and is regarded by many as a trusted senior counselor. He has worked across many industry sectors and for some of the world’s largest brands. Most recently Deo served as managing director and senior partner of FleishmanHillard’s operations across Southeast Asia and India, based in Singapore. Previous roles include senior vice president for Market Development and the Technology Group for Asia as well as leading strategy to build Fleishman’s regional Digital and Social Media capabilities. (Release)

Brad Woodhouse, after nearly five years as Democratic National Committee communications director, senior adviser to three chairs, and strategist for both Obama presidential campaigns, will be stepping down from his post this Friday. Woodhouse led the rapid response and bracketing operation at the DNC during both Obama runs, and helped lead the party’s earned media efforts around the passage of Obamacare. Beginning in July, Woodhouse will become president of Americans United for Change (AUFC),  a position he held before he entered the Obama orbit in 2008. (Politico)

National Journal has promoted editorial booker Emma Angerer to the position of communications director. Emma joined National Journal nearly three years ago and single-handedly built an extremely successful booking operation–from scratch. According to the company, Emma has a reputation for credibility and great news sense among producers in DC and New York. An internal memo says that she “has boundless energy, is deeply loyal to our brands and is always brimming with smart ideas—qualities that will make her an excellent communications director for NJ.” (FishbowlDC)

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Roll Call: Ogilvy PR, Sunset, Bloomsbury and More

Ogilvy PR/Chicago has appointed Heather Wilson executive vice president and director of the agency’s Chicago Corporate Group. Wilson joined the company on September 17, moving from Weber Shandwick where she ran the West Coast corporate and crisis management practice in Los Angeles. In her new roll, she will focus on brand positioning, financial communication, litigation support, crisis management, government relations and media strategy to solving complex issues facing multinational corporations and crafting integrated campaigns that deliver business results. (Release)

Pete Beatty has been promoted to senior editor at Bloomsbury. He comes from Bloomsbury Press, where he’s been working with Peter Ginna since 2008. Lea Beresford, who joined Bloomsbury as editorial assistant in 2011, has been promoted to editor at the Bloomsbury imprint. (Publishers Weekly)

Maili Holiman has been named the new creative director of SunsetHoliman comes to Sunset from the George Lucas Educational Foundation, where she had been creative director of the foundation’s magazine — Edutopia — since 2009. Prior to that she was art director at Wired and Readymade. (FishbowlNY)

Andy Sareyan, president of National Journal, is stepping down and Bruce Gottlieb is set to take his place. Gottlieb had been Senior VP of Corporate Strategy. He has also written for Slate, The Atlantic, NYT magazine, and The New Republic, and was the former Chief Counsel at the FCC. (FishbowlDC)

Angelo Lomonte has been named SVP, managing director, at KSL Media. He had been director of media strategy, marketing & advertising at Cablevision. (mb)

Ian Robinson has been named creative director at Ebony. He had been design director at Spin. (mb)

Tom Arnost has been named EVP and chief revenue officer at Telemundo Station Group. He had been on numerous boards and managed a private investment portfolio focused on the media industry. (TVSpy)

Revolving Door: ‘NYT’ Adds a Politics Desk, HuffPo Adds BlackVoices, and More

This week, The New York Times announced that it has created a new Politics desk in preparation for the 2012 election. Dick Stevenson, deputy Washington bureau chief has been chosen to lead it up.

Comcast is rebranding the Versus cable network to the NBC Sports Network on January 2. It will be the cable arm of the NBC Sports Group, which will sport the new logo at left.

The Huffington Post has launched BlackVoices, which will cover the wide spectrum of issues touching the lives of Black readers. Christina Norman, former OWN CEO, is the executive editor and contributors include Rev. Al Sharpton and Henry Louis Gates Jr.

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Revolving Door: xoJane.com, ‘Roll Call,’ Esquire.com, and More

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

Anya Strzemien has been named deputy editor at xoJane.com. She had been senior style editor at Huffington Post. (Business Insider)

Eliza Newlin Carney has been named reporter at Roll Call‘s lobbying and influence team. She had been contributing editor at National Journal. (FBDC)

Kurt Soller has been named style and grooming editor at Esquire.com. He had been men’s fashion editor at Ralph Lauren. (mb)

Mitchell Alan Parker has been named editor at Austin Monthly Home. He had been senior editor and home and design editor at Houston. (release)

Jeanne Cummings has been named enterprise editor at Bloomberg. She had been assistant managing editor at Politico. (FBNY)

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