Time Inc. announced a big managerial expansion with a slew of new hires and promotions:
•    Michael Crowley was promoted to chief foreign affairs correspondent. Crowley joined Time in May 2010 and has covered national politics and foreign policy.
•    Massimo Calabresi was lifted to deputy Washington bureau chief. After joining the Washington bureau in 1999, he covered the CIA, State, Justice, Treasury, Congress and the White House for Time.
•    Catherine Mayer, now editor-at-large, will continue to advise on the title’s strategy and help build the company’s events program.
•    Isaac Guzmán, formerly of the New York Post, is the new culture editor.
•    Matt Vella, the title’s new business editor, was previously at Fortune where he managed technology coverage both online and in print.
•    Jessica Roy was on-boarded as newsfeed editor from the New York Observer.
•    Dan Hirschhorn will serve in the newly created post of continuous news editor where he will direct the 24/7 news coverage for the title.
•    Newly added web reporters include former intern Eliana Dockterman, Charlotte Alter who has worked for New York Times and HBO’s “Girls” television show, Denver Nicks, the author of “Private: Bradley Manning, WikiLeaks and the Biggest Exposure of Official Secrets in American History,” former Bloomberg News reporter Noah Rayman and Laura Stampler, former writer for Business Insider.
•    Time’s photo department added two new faces in former Buzzfeed art director Joseph Lin as an associate editor and former Time freelancer Mia Tramz as the new associate photo editor.

Seventeen magaine announced three new hires on the editorial team naming Kristin Koch deputy site editor, Brittany Burke the senior editor and Lindsay Schallon the features editor. Promotions were given to Miranda Sheppard who moves from associate art director to deputy art director and Sydnie Goodwin who was lifted to designer from art assistant

Jason Fell, a former editor at FOLIO:, has been promoted to managing editor at Entrepreneur.com. He was previously technology editor for the site.

Joy Robins joins Quartz as vice president, advertising and strategy. Robins previously worked as senior director digital ad sales at NBC Universal.

SMS Marketing Services, Inc. appointed Amy Williamson as vice president of sales.  Williamson, most recently of AccuData Integrated Marketing, will focus on new business development.

The New York Observer’s monthly NYO section has found a new editor-in-chief in Jennifer Wright, former editor-in-chief of Alloy Media’s TheGloss.com.

Variety has hired Ramin Setoodeh to be their New York film editor. Setoodeh previously worked as a writer and editor at Newsweek and The Daily Beast.

Rodale Inc. has promoted Molly O’Keefe to publisher of Runner’s World and Running Times magazines and Zack Grice to associate publisher for sales and marketing for Bicycling Magazine.

CollegeHumor.com promoted Susanna Wolff to the editor-in-chief post. Wolff succeeds Streeter Seidell who will continue on with the comedy site in the role of editor-at-large.

Marie Claire brought on board two new hires:
•    Alexandra Brez was appointed to serve as managing editor. She was previously managing editor at Inc.
•    Julia Felsenthal was named senior editor and will oversee the company’s @Play section and lifestyle special projects. Most recently, she was features editor at T: The New York Times Magazine.

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