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As former journalists, we still love to get —and share— the latest newsroom scoop, especially when it involves recruiting a great reporter over to our team. In Media Moves, we highlight the latest happenings in journalism and media, and this is an especially exciting edition for us.

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Bisnow Gets a Boost from Forbes, Huffington Post

Big news from CRE pioneer Bisnow this week – the “(almost) never boring” publication’s content is heading to Forbes.com and Huffington Post online. This partnership means up to 100 million people will be able to access Bisnow stories.

Announcing the deal, Bisnow editor-in-chief Mark F. Bonner said, “Expanding our reach is at the heart and mission of Bisnow. And in an effort to strengthen that vital muscle, we are joining the forces of two of international media’s most vital and well-read outlets: Forbes and The Huffington Post. That alliance takes shape today in the form of two syndication deals that will give our content the potential to reach upwards of 100 million readers around the world. Though Bisnow is far from unique in forging syndication partnerships, this represents a coming of age that gives our team a crucial opportunity to wade into a deeper pool.”

Over the next 90 days, Bisnow’s stories will begin to appear on the Forbes and Huffington Post websites. This is a great scenario for real estate PR pros, and gives our clients an opportunity to reach a wider audience.

Creative Loafing Editor Headed to Atlanta Magazine

Per a recent tweet from his account, Creative Loafing Atlanta news editor Thomas Wheatley will join the Atlanta Magazine staff as articles editor on Jan. 18. Of the move, Wheatley tweeted, “After years of working with great journalists and friends, I’m packing up at @CL_Atlanta and joining the talented crew at @AtlantaMagazine.”

Wheatley, an Atlanta native and University of Georgia graduate, covered transportation, the environment, urban development and state and local politics for CL. Prior to joining the publication, he was a staff writer at a weekly newspaper in north Fulton County and Flagpole in Athens, Ga.