Elisa Jacobs leaves her job as music and arts editor at the LA.com web site on Friday to move to Channelone.com as a features writer. She'll also be doing free-lance music writing (concert previews, concert reviews, CD reviews, interviews) for Spin.com, flavorpill LA, artistdirect.com, and more. Contact her here: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks to my highly esteemed colleague and great pal Rachelle Roe for the tip!
Eater LA Editor Leslie Balla, who helped launch LA.com, calls it "a good site gone bad" in a post today.
Another valued colleague (how many synonyms are there for "esteemed"?), Jenine Baines, passed on word that Robert Sandla is SYMPHONY Magazine's new editor in chief, succeeding Rebecca Winzenried.
Hollywood Reporter film reporter Tatiana Siegel heads up Wilshire a bit to join Variety.