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Media Moves: February, 2016


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.

Charlotte Business Journal Reporter Turns PR Pro


Will Boye

Will Boye, commercial real estate reporter at the Charlotte Business Journal, has joined us at The Wilbert Group. Boye will open our second office in Charlotte, overseeing PR efforts for key accounts including Crescent Communities, Skanska and Lincoln Harris, and aims to help grow our presence throughout the region. Boye was with the CBJ for 12 years, and covered banking and finance from 2003 to 2009.


AJC Reporter Joins Dallas Morning News

Atlanta Journal-Constitution city hall reporter Katie Leslie has announced she will depart at the end of the month. Leslie will relocate to Washington, D.C., where she will cover Texas delegation and congressional policy for The Dallas Morning News. Her replacement has not been announced.

Long-time staffers Rick Badie, Christopher Seward and Tom Sabulis also recently left the paper. Badie has joined the United States Postal Service as communications programs specialist.


Shake-Up at WSB-TV

Nicole Carr is joining WSB-TV in Atlanta next month. She comes to the city from Raleigh, North Carolina, where she has been a reporter at WTVD since 2013. She replaces Rachel Stockman, who recently moved to New York and helped launch, where she is senior editor.