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CisionScoops at Wirecutter & WLRN-FM, Cuts at The Dallas Morning News

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: Adrienne Maxwell is the new AV editor at Wirecutter, an online magazine that reviews and covers the latest in technology and consumer electronics. Previously, Maxwell has written for Home Theater Review and Home Theater Magazine since 1999. 

CisionScoop: WLRN-FM in Miami, Florida, brought on Daniel Rivero as its newest reporter and producer. Rivero returns to WLRN after he left in 2013 to produce and report for Fusion, where he worked until February.

Reporter Katie Roof has signed on with The Wall Street Journal, reporting on venture capital and start-ups from its San Francisco Bureau. A seasoned journalist, she has previously hosted, written, and reported for TechCrunch, FOX Business News Network, Reuters, Forbes, Bloomberg News, and more. h/t TalkingBizNews

Forbes welcomes Michael Del Castillo, its new editor overseeing all things cryptocurrencies, bitcoin, and blockchain. Del Castillo has covered finance and currencies previously, for outlets including CoinDesk, New York Business Journal, Upstart Business Journal, and The New Yorker. h/t TalkingBizNews

In an effort to reduce its editorial budget, The Dallas Morning News has parted ways with the following journalists:

  • Longtime sports reporter and columnist Barry Horn, who has been with the company since 1981. While with DMN, Horn covered all sports in the city of Dallas, from high school to professional-level, including the SEC.
  • Terri Langford, an investigative news reporter since July 2016. During her time at DMN, she specialized in public records, government, medicare fraud, and criminal justice issues.

Susannah George has joined the Associated Press' Washington bureau as an intelligence reporter, covering US intelligence agencies and national security. She's worked for AP at the Baghdad bureau since 2015, first as a correspondent, and most recently as the acting bureau chief. 

Los Angeles NBC affiliate KNBC-TV has promoted Adrian Arambulo to weekend morning anchor. An anchor-reporter for the station since 2013, Arambulo has also worked with KDFW in Dallas and KLAS in Las Vegas.

Sarah Unis Burgess also received a recent promotion, and is now the news director of WFXT-TV, the FOX affiliate for Boston. She formerly served the station as managing editor, a position she held since 2005.

Dallas-Fort Worth CBS affiliate KTVT-TV has hired reporter Erin Jones on a freelance basis. Previously, Jones has reported for KVUE in Austin, TX, KOTV in Tulsa, OK, and KTEN in Denison, Texas.

Alexis Boentes is the newest reporter for WRMD-TV, the Telemundo affiliate for Tampa, Florida. A seasoned reporter and multimedia journalist, Boentes has written and reported for WVEA in Tampa, as well as served as the Mexico and Florida correspondent for Deutsche Welle.

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