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Rosemary Armao has been named projects team leader at Florida's Sun-Sentinel. The former IRE board member and executive director most recently served as managing editor of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. * Jeff Brody has moved from local news editor to managing editor of The Sun in Bremerton, Wash. * Jon Christensen, a freelance investigative reporter and science writer, was awarded a Knight Fellowship at Stanford University for the 2002-2003 academic year. He is focusing on evaluating environmental conservation projects during his time at Stanford. * Rose Ciotta, a former member of the IRE board of directors, has been named computer-assisted reporting editor at The Philadelphia Inquirer. * Jeff Cohen has been named editor of the Houston Chronicle. Cohen was editor of the Times Union in Albany, N.Y. * Mark Feldstein has joined George Washington University as an associate professor with the School of Media and Public Affairs. Feldstein has been a television investigative reporter for 20 years, 16 of which he spent in Washington as a correspondent for WUSA, CNN and NBC. * Pamela Hollie, former director of The Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism at Ohio State University, has accepted a 2003 Fulbright award to teach at Charles University in Prague. She will teach two courses, one on biodiversity planning and another on nonprofit management. Hol lie hopes to work with civil society organizations while in the Czech Republic. * Paul Maryniak has been named metro editor at The Arizona Republic, where he had been East Valley bureau chief. …