Hearst Magazine Digital Media has named Lee Sosin as senior vice president. He was formerly the vice president of strategic solutions for Yahoo!.

Peter van Roden has been appointed as senior vice president of global experiences and events at the National Geographic Society. He joins from Sesame Workshop, where he was vice president of themed entertainment.

The Daily Beast‘s CEO Rhona Murphy will be departing from the publication. Current editor-in-chief John Avlon and chief digital officer Mike Dyer will become managing directors in addition to their current roles.

Paul Caine has joined Bloomberg Media as chief revenue officer. He previously worked as CEO of Westwood One. Also joining Bloomberg is Allison Hoffman, who has been named associate editor at Bloomberg Businessweek. She was previously news and politics editor at Tablet. Columbia Journalism School’s dean of academic affairs Bill Grueskin has also been hired as executive editor for training.

Krissy Tiglias has joined Domino as digital director. She had been deputy editor at Real Simple. Robert Leleux has been promoted to editorial director at Domino from his previous role as creative director.

Forbes Media announced that Jessica Sibley is rejoining the company as vice president of advertising sales eastern region. She most recently worked at The New Yorker as executive director of sales development.

Daniela Fayer has been promoted to publisher of Government Executive Media Group, Atlantic Media’s government and defense division, from her previous
position as associate publisher of Defense One.

American Media Inc. announced that Kim Sealy has been hired as publisher of Fit Pregnancy and Natural Health. She joins the company from her role as publisher of Working Mother.

Fortune has hired Geoffrey Smith as news editor for Europe. He previously wrote for Dow Jones Newswires since 1993 and most recently worked as financial regulation correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.

Rich Barbieri has been promoted from deputy managing editor to managing editor of CNNMoney. He has been the deputy managing editor since 2007, and before that he served as Crain’s New York‘s managing editor.

Dustin Haisler has been appointed as chief innovation officer for e.Republic, publisher of Government Technology. He was formerly a government CIO and finance director.

Inked magazine has promoted Ian Sami Hajar from director of special projects to creative director and Liz Green from photo editor to photo director.

Britt Aboutaleb has joined Yahoo! Beauty as managing editor. She was formerly the multimedia editor at Allure.

DuJour Media Group has named Ashley Parrish as chief digital officer. She joins from DailyCandy, where she was editor-in-chief.

Dashiell Bennett has been promoted to editor of The Wire. He has written for the news site since October 2011 and served as news editor sine September 2013.

Town & Country has named Pilar Viladas as architecture and design editor, and Klara Glowczewska as travel editor-at-large. Viladas had been design editor at T: The New York Times Style Magazine, and Glowczewska was previously editor-in-chief at Condé Nast Traveler.


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