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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. Also, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/Media_Moves

CisionScoopMiriam Cross has been promoted to associate editor at Kiplinger's Personal Finance. She was most recently a staff writer for the outlet, and covered  travel, consumer credit and personal finance, all topics she will continue to focus on in her new role. Cross joined Kiplinger's as a researcher/reporter in 2012, and was named staff writer in 2015.

In an attempt to fundamentally reorganize its newsroom and focus on breaking news, Tronc and the New York Daily News have let go half of the paper's staff. Mass layoffs affected the Metro, Sports, Social Media, Photography, and Culture desks, leaving roughly 40 journalists at the paper. The following editorial staff is no longer with the outlet:

Men's Health has added two new top staffers: Marty Munson is the magazine's new health director, effective July 30. She was previously a deputy editor for Dr. Oz The Good Life, and the digital content director for Shape magazine. Ross McCammon has joined Men's Health as special projects editor, effective July 30. McCammon comes from GQ , where he served as articles editor for two years. Before that, he spent almost a decade at Esquire in a variety of positions. 

Vox Media has announced that it will fold its fashion-focused web site Racked. The company plans to re-brand the site and launch it as The Goods this fall. The new venture will live within the main Vox web site as a vertical. Racked covers shopping and retail on a national level.

Chicago Public Media news/talk  radio station WBEZ-FM has named Alden Loury senior editor of the station’s new Race, Class and Communities desk. Loury comes to WBEZ from the Metropolitan Planning Council, where he has served as director of research and evaluation since 2016. 

Travel experts and sisters Colleen Kelly and Catie Keogh have launched The Trip Sisters, a weekly radio show and podcast airing on WLS-AM in Chicago. The show airs from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturdays and covers food, culture and adventure. Both Kelly and Keogh are also contributors to the Travel Channel and FamilyFun Magazine. 

After more than a decade away,Thomas Roberts has joined WGCL-TV, the CBS affiliate in Atlanta, as evening anchor. Roberts will work alongside Sharon Reed. He spent the last ten years at MSNBC in New York, and prior to that worked for CNN Headline News in a Atlanta for several years. 

About Anna Marevska

Anna Marevska is an editor and writer for Cision Blog, and writes media updates, media influencer and industry features. She is also manager of content and research at Cision’s research department, and the editor of FashionFilesmag.com. Find her on Twitter at @Anna_Mar3.

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