Kimberly Leonard Changes Roles at U.S. News & World Report

Kimberly Leonard has been named healthcare reporter for U.S. News & World Report. She served as a health producer for the magazine since 2012. Before joining the site, she was a freelance health reporter. Kimberly Leonard U.S. News & World Report (202) 955-2000 kleonard(at)usnews.com www.usnews.com

Two Reporters Depart From The Sacramento Bee

Reporters Tom Knudson and Kim Minugh have both left The Sacramento Bee. Knudson  joined the paper in 1988 and most recently served as an investigative reporter covering environment and natural resources. Minugh served as a metro reporter covering crime and public safety. She left for a position on the communications team with the San Juan Unified [...]

Rafer Weigel to Join St. Louis FOX affiliate

Rafer Weigel is set to leave his post as sports anchor and sports reporter at WLS-TV in Chicago. He will join FOX affiliate KTVI-TV in St. Louis as a news anchor and reporter on Sept. 6. Rafer Weigel KTVI-TV (314) 213-7831 ktvinews(at)tvstl.com www.fox2now.com

Irina Gonzalez Boards SheKnows.com

Irina Gonzalez has joined women’s interest website SheKnows.com as the new food editor. No stranger to food coverage, Gonzalez will continue to blog for Healthy Latin Food. She previously served as director for audience development at Latina, and The Latin Kitchen. Irina Gonzalez SheKnows.com (480) 237-7100 skwriters(at)gmail.com www.sheknows.com

Pocono Record names new executive editor

Tom DeSchriver has been named executive editor for the Pocono Record. He replaces former executive editor Christopher Mele, who left earlier this month after four years with the paper. DeSchriver joined the Pocono Record in 1984 as a sports reporter and has been serving as the senior editor for news and online since November 2013. [...]