By Erik Hall

These are people who were “On the Move” during February 2020. They have made professional moves in sports media.

If there was a move in your department or you made a move during February that is not included, you can contact Erik Hall at

  • Kyle Adams joined The Saratogian, Community News and The Record in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., as a sports journalist. 
  • Mike Alongi became sports editor at The Daily Item in Lynn, Mass. 
  • Ruben Amaro Jr. joined NBC Sports Philadelphia as a Phillies studio analyst. 
  • Greg Bedard took the role of editorial director for Boston Sports Journal. 
  • Billy Betts left his sports reporter role at the Eagle Herald in Marinette, Wis. 
  • Derek Brightwell saw his position eliminated at The Advocate-Messenger in Danville, Ky. 
  • Graham Brooks left his sports journalist position at the Shelby County Reporter in Columbiana, Ala., to become a staff writer at the Alexander City (Alabama) Outlook. 
  • Alicia Rose DelGallo became general manager of 
  • Ryan DiPentima was laid off at The Palm Beach (Florida) Post, where he covered high school sports and recruiting. 
  • Dane Fuelling took over as sports editor of the Decatur (Indiana) Daily Democrat. 
  • Kevin Kaduk, formerly of Yahoo Sports, launched Midway Minute to cover Chicago sports. 
  • Tyler Kraft joined the Manhattan (Kansas) Mercury covering sports. 
  • Chris L. Harris left his role as a sports reporter at the Devils Lake (North Dakota) Journal. 
  • Chris Herbolsheimer was named a sports journalist for the West Plains (Missouri) Daily Quill. 
  • Adam Lindemer left his role covering sports at to become a reporter and editor at the DeForest Times-Tribune in Windsor, Wis. 
  • Don Markus took a buyout to depart his role covering Maryland athletics for The Baltimore Sun. 
  • Daniel Mayes became sports editor at The Daily Citizen-News in Dalton, Ga. 
  • Steve Megargee moved from covering sports with The Associated Press in Knoxville, Tenn., to Milwaukee. 
  • Sabreena Merchant re-joined SB Nation as a producer of California communities. 
  • Brian Miller departed from his role as the high school sports editor at the Tallahassee (Florida) Democrat. 
  • Ed Miller accepted a buyout to leave his role as a sports journalist at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va. 
  • Stephen Miller took a buyout to leave his role as a sports journalist at The Morning Call in Allentown, Pa.  
  • Mark Morrow accepted the sports editor role at The Noblesville (Indiana) Times. 
  • Kayla Morton became the sports editor at The Hillsboro (North Dakota) Banner. 
  • Jordan Nailon received a promotion from reporter to sports editor at The Daily News in Longview, Wash. 
  • Gage Nutter joined as a sports producer. He was previously a sports journalist at the Daily Hampshire Gazette in Northhampton, Mass. 
  • Fletcher Page announced his departure from the Cincinnati Enquirer, where he covered the University of Cincinnati athletics. 
  • Carron J. Phillips departed his position at The Shadow League. 
  • Andrew Ramspacher departed from his position covering South Carolina athletics for The State in Columbia, S.C. 
  • Evan Riggs left his role as a sports reporter at The Muscatine (Iowa) Journal. 
  • Eric Rueb became a full-time sports reporter at The Providence (Rhode Island) Journal. 
  • Julie Schooley accepted the assistant sports editor role at the Portage County Gazette in Stevens Point, Wis. 
  • Randy Speer announced that he accepted the sports editor role at the Freemont (Nebraska) Tribune. He previously was at the Daily Star-Journal in Warrensburg, Mo. 
  • Chris Stone became executive sports editor at the Los Angeles Times. 
  • Donnell Suggs departed from his sports reporter role at the Houston Home Journal in Houston County, Ga. 
  • Dylan Trimpe left his sports editor position at the Seymour (Indiana) Tribune. 
  • Nick Underhill departed from The Athletic where he covered the New England Patriots, and he launched NewOrleans.Football
  • Kevin Wildes named co-host of FS1’s First Things First
  • The Athletic added Will Sammon to cover the Milwaukee Brewers. Melissa M. Geisler and Armen Keteyian left The Athletic. 
  • The Chicago Tribune saw the departures of Rich Campbell, who covered the Chicago Bears, sports editor Will Larkin, and sports journalist Mike Sansone
  • The Daily Press in Newport News, Va., saw the retirement of sports columnist David Teel. Dave Johnson accepted a buyout to leave his role as a sports journalist at the Daily Press. 
  • ESPN added Chipper Jones as a baseball analyst for Wednesday Night Baseball, Kimberley Martin — previously of Yahoo — as an NFL reporter and Kiley McDaniel as a baseball insider. Josiah Turner joined The Undefeated as an associate editor. Ilan Ben-Hanan received a promotion to senior vice president, programming and acquisitions overseeing the company’s college networks (ACC Network, SEC Network and Longhorn Network).
  • ESPN 1000 in Chicago hired Brian Hanley and Pat Boyle to host “ESPN 1000 Hockey Show.” 
  • FOX Sports South hired Kelly Crull as an Atlanta Braves reporter. The network parted ways with Kelsey Wingert, who previously held that role. 
  • Yahoo Sports announced layoffs that included Amanda Borges and Brandon Velaski.


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