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Cision’s research department makes over 20,000 media updates to our influencer database each day! Here are the latest moves to keep your media lists up to date and on point. All CisionScoops reflect original reporting from the Media Research team; if you have a scoop, send it to mediamoves@cision.com.

CisionScoop: David Hatch joined TheDeal as a senior editor overseeing mergers and acquisitions, regulation and antitrust. He comes from Acuris Global, where he served as the senior technology reporter. Previously, he was a correspondent at Citiscope.

CisionScoop: WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee welcomed Brandon Richard as weekend morning anchor and weekday reporter. Richard was most recently the weekend evening anchor for WSIL-TV in Harrisburg, Illinois, and has also reported for KCTV-TV in Kansas City, Missouri.

Sarah Westwood is now a White House correspondent for CNN. She previously held the same title at the Washington Examiner since 2016. Before that, Westwood served as an investigative reporter for the Examiner.

CNBC’s Squawk Alley brought on reporter Morgan Brennan as a co-anchor. Brennan joined the network in 2013 and has covered manufacturing, defense, transportation and infrastructure. She previously reported for Forbes.

Edward Lawrence is the newest addition at the Washington bureau for Fox Business Network, serving as a general assignment reporter covering economic and political breaking news. He previously freelanced for NBC, CBS, MSNBC and Global News Canada, and additionally served as a reporter and fill-in anchor for KLAS-TV in Las Vegas.

David Mark joined Bloomberg Law as managing editor for privacy and data security. He comes from Morning Consult, where he served as executive editor. Mark previously worked as a contract breaking news editor for CNN, senior editor at POLITICO and editor in chief of Campaigns & Elections.

The New York Times’ Still Processing podcast welcomed Neena Pathak as its new producer. Pathak was most recently a producer for Buzzfeed’s Another Round, as well as an associate producer for American Public Media. She also spent time as associate editor for the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism.

Matthew Klein is now the economics commentator for Barron’s. He was most recently an Alphaville columnist for Financial Times, as well as a columnist for Bloomberg View. h/t Talking Biz News.

The Des Moines Register promoted Kathie Obradovich to opinion editor, after serving as a political columnist for nearly a decade, and political editor before that. She also serves as a correspondent for Iowa Press on Iowa Public Television.

Daniel Sarcos and Ana Maria Canseco exited Telemundo‘s weekday morning show, Un Nuevo Dia. Sarcos spent seven years with the program, and has become the host of his own show in the Dominican Republic. Canseco had been with Un Nuevo Dia for five years.

Statescoop welcomed Benjamin Freed as the new technology editor. He covers state and municipal decisions related to technology that powers government services. He previously spent nearly five years as a writer for Washingtonian Magazine, and was the editor in chief for DCist beforehand.

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The Cision Media Research Team maintains a database of more than 1.6 million records​, including social influencers, traditional media contacts, outlets and opportunities. We collect and maintain the latest contact and pitching information of bloggers and journalists who can spread your message, broaden your campaign and help you build relationships with the people who matter. Follow us at @Media_Moves

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