Alejandra Campoverdi is the former Obama aide named managing editor of #EmergingUS, the Times' multimedia venture on race and multiculturalism.
Fischbeck was Channel 7's weatherman for nearly 20 years in the 1970s and 80s.
Consumer columnist David Lazarus has been getting more openly anti-Republican on his Twitter feed. So get ready for cat videos.
S. Mitra Kalita says few jobs in journalism would make her "uproot my family, leave a neighbourhood and friends I love, and exit an innovative startup like Quartz."
Angel Rodriguez is deputy editor for mobile innovation at the Washington Post. He had been in sports roles previously.
Alejandra Campoverdi will be managing editor of #EmergingUS. She worked in the White House from 2009-2012 and has a media background.
Tobar writing for NYT opinion. Oreskes to run NPR news. KPCC adds veterans and military issues reporter. Plus more.
S. Mitra Kalita will be managing editor for editorial strategy. This year's addition from the NYT also gets a new title.
On Hoffarth's annual opinionated lists of the top LA sports radio talkers, McDonnell was an easy number one.
HBO could not have gotten a luckier PR break with the final episode of "The Jinx" airing tonight.
McDonnell died today at Good Samaritan after a brief illness. He "worked at almost every sports outlet on the local radio dial," LA Radio's Don Barrett said.
Hewitt is breaking stories, getting the GOP candidates on his radio show and filling the role of most respected pundit by the Republican establishment, a new profile says.
Martin J. Smith writes about a book tour through the West in twin mini-vans. Plus David Ulin on The Offing, a new literary magazine in Los Angeles.
McIlvain was the Troubleshooter on Channel 2 news in Los Angeles for many years. He died Monday.
The son of the late Bud Furillo is transitioning to sports up in Sacramento.
Ana Marie Cox is still writing about politics and in her latest piece talks about her faith and being a liberal Christian.
Juliet Lapidos is an opinion editor and writer for the New York Times and formerly edited or wrote for Slate, the Atlantic, the Awl and other outlets.
Graham reported the Billionaire Boys Club stories in the 1980s and wrote for "NYPD Blue" and other TV shows.
Hale has been at Channel 11 since 2004 and with Fox TV Stations for 18 years. No replacement has yet been named.
Becklund's service on Sunday at Hollywood Forever included a recommendation — seconded here — to read her piece about dying on the LA Times op-ed page. Sacks' too, in the NYT.
Prouser started with Reuters here on the first day of the Rodney King riots and shot close to 3,000 Hollywood red carpets before he was done.
The latest SoCal reporter to join the Buzzfeed News team in Los Angeles is Salvador Hernández, formerly of the OC Register. He's not the only one leaving the Register.
She has been deputy editor in Sacramento. Here she will be an editorial writer. Read the memo here.
Current publisher Austin Beutner announced a new book club — his first selection is by one of his employees — and the previous publisher traveled to Antarctica with his sons for a blowout in the Travel section.
"I don’t think the chamber had seen such a large crowd since the city considered banning lap dances." Heh.
Best known for "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," Owens was an LA radio fixture first. "One of the most famous broadcasters in Los Angeles radio history," says LA Radio's Don Barrett.
No more Mr. Disguise guyJonathan Gold drops his anonymity as documentary screens at Sundance. More
On becoming Zoey TurLos Angeles Magazine goes longform on the transition of the news helicopter pilot formerly known as Bob Tur. Read
Take our picture Gary LeonardGary Leonard photo of the audience at his Central Library conversation with Kevin Roderick. Bigger
Kushner spars with Larry MantleDespite mandatory unpaid time off, newsroom buyouts and threat of layoffs, Register owner says "we are growing." Story
Tom Sherak, Hollywood leader was 68Sherak was the former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Mayor Eric Garcetti's designated ambassador between the film industry, City Hall and Sacremento. Obit
New hires at KCRWThe station staffs up for new Madeleine Brand show debuting in 2014. Details
Funny or Die does NikkiThe video strikes such the right tone that even Nikki Finke is enjoying it. Video inside.
Dorothy LuceyFox 11 boss who said she made his eyes bleed? No longer employed. TV people
Tiler PeckThe rising ballet dancer we spent time with last year gets into Vanity Fair with her now-fiance, Robert Fairchild. Read
Mick Farren, 69The lead singer of The Deviants and writer for the late LA Reader and CityBeat LA collapsed while performing in London. More
Michael Hastings memorialThe scene on Highland Avenue where journalist Michael Hastings died. Photo by Judy Graeme.
Jennifer BjorklundBack on the air for NBC. Read
Upside of sending crews to Rome
Bryan Frank, the veteran photographer for CBS 2 and KCAL 9, has been sharing behind-the-scenes still images from the Vatican media swarm. Check it out.
Sneaky nudesPhotographer Ernie Holzman snuck his model, Carly, into landmarks such as Union Station (and what looks to be Snug Harbor, above) for a series he calls "L.A. Backstory." Part of his own backstory is that the pictures help him fight his cancer. More at Los Angeles Magazine.
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