Closer names new executive editor

Closer Weekly recently announced the departure of executive editor Lisa Chambers, who joined the magazine in Sept. 2013. Replacing her is news director Corynne Cirilli, who joined the magazine in January after serving as managing editor at xoJane.com. Corynne Cirilli Closer Weekly (212) 764-3344 ccirilli(at)closerweekly.com www.closerweekly.com

WCBS-TV’s John Slattery passes away

inVocus regrets to inform its readers that reporter John Slattery has passed away. Slattery joined New York’s WCBS-TV in October 1984. Before joining the station, he served as a general assignment correspondent for WABC-TV. Slattery received recognition for his work in his years of reporting including an Emmy Award. He covered a wide range of [...]

Reporter Matt Pieper let go from News 12 Bronx

News 12 Bronx anchor Matt Pieper has been fired from his post after making off-the-cuff remarks about people on government assistance were unintentionally broadcast live. There was a large backlash on social media and station has since apologized for the error. News 12 The Bronx news12bx(at)news12.com www.news12.com

Baltimore Magazine promotes Amy Mulvihill

Amy Mulvihill has been promoted to senior writer at Baltimore Magazine. She joined the publication in July 2008 and has been serving as an assistant managing editor ever since. Mulvihill also blogs for the magazine’s On The Town blog where she covers nightlife. Amy Mulvihill Baltimore Magazine (410) 752-4201 x5223 mamy(at)baltimoremagazine.net www.baltimoremagazine.net

Staff shuffle at Vibe magazine

Music editor John Kennedy has been named editor at large at Vibe. Prior to joining the publication, Kennedy was an associate editor for XXL from June 2009 through September 2009. Prior to that, he was was an assistant editor for King magazine from September 2007 through April 2009. Mike Yi replaces Kennedy as music editor. John Kennedy [...]