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CisionScoops at GQ & Columbus Dispatch, New Roles for ELLE Digital Staff

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: Style writer Jake Woolf exited GQ to join SEAM, a forthcoming e-commerce startup. Woolf began working at GQ in 2014, and prior to that was managing editor at Complex Media's menswear website, Four Pins. 

CisionScoop: Former Columbus Dispatch reporter Dan Gearino joined InsideClimate News as a business journalist covering clean energy. Gearino worked at the Dispatch for 10 years, and previously reported for the Globe Gazette in Mason City, Iowa and The Keene Sentinel in New Hampshire. 

ELLE announced several changes on its digital team:

  • Fashion features director Nikki Ogunnaike has been named style director. She has worked at ELLE.com since 2015, and previously was a digital style editor at Glamour and an assistant editor at InStyle.
  • Social media editor Emily Tannenbaum has picked up additional oversight of entertainment coverage. She joined the staff in 2016 and was previously a social media editorial associate at Conde Nast.
  • Associate editor Alyssa Bailey has been promoted to news editor. She started with ELLE.com in 2014 as an editorial assistant, and prior to that worked for Cosmopolitan as an online editorial assistant.
  • Justine Carreon has been named market editor, previously a contributing fashion editor and freelance journalist since 2014. Prior to that, she worked as a stylist for Karl Temper, Tobi and Gap.

Fox Business Network launched a new show called The Evening Edit, hosted by FBN personality Liz MacDonald. The program interviews business and finance experts and discusses the day's top headlines. 

Stephanie Mullen was named deputy director of storytelling and photography for the Associated Press U.S. West region. She will oversee breaking news and enterprise stories across various platforms in California, Colorado, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Hawaii and Alaska. Mullen has been a photo editor at the AP since 1995.

Scripps' syndicated lifestyle program The List welcomed Segun Oduolowu as its new co-host. He most co-hosted Rotten Tomatoes' weekly show See It/Skip It and has appeared regularly on Access Hollywood Live, The Wendy Williams Show and Dr. Drew on Call.

Fort Wayne, Indiana CBS affiliate WANE-TV announced changes to its morning and evening newscasts. Effective May 29, morning anchor Terra Brantley will move to evenings and co-anchor the 5, 6 and 11pm broadcasts. She has worked at WANE since 1993. Investigative reporter Alyssa Ivanson will replace Brantley as weekday morning anchor.

Margaret Kenny Giancola was promoted to deputy managing editor at The Buffalo News. She started at the paper in 1994 as assistant news editor. In her new role, she will be in charge of formatting and publishing in both digital and print.

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