Bauer Media Group USA Brings in German Exec| People on the Move – 9.21.16
SPJ elects a new board, Quartz hires a professional in residence, and many more....
Prior to her appointment, Gasser was head of controlling at the Germany-based parent company, Bauer Media Group. She joined Bauer Media Group USA in June as director of financial technology to aid in her transition to the new role.
"I’m beyond excited for this opportunity at Bauer Media Group USA,” Gasser said in a release. “I know that I have big shoes to fill but we have a fantastic team in place and together, I look forward to further expanding and strengthening Bauer’s position in the U.S. media landscape.”
Here are the rest of this week’s people on the move…
Bruce Hendrickson has been named VP, marketing and communications for EnsembleIQ. Hendrickson came to the new company through Stagnito Business Information, which he joined in 2013 before playing a key role in its merger with Edgell Communications and Path to Purchase Institute.
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has a new board. Lynn Walsh, investigative executive producer at NBC 7 San Diego, is now national president of SPJ. Rebecca Baker, managing editor at the New York Law Journal, is now president-elect, and Alex Tarquinio, special issues editor at The Real Deal, is now secretary-treasurer of the upcoming year.
Khemaridh Hy joins Quartz as the title’s first professional in residence. Hy spent the last year on sabbatical after eight years as managing editor at BlackRock. As professional in residence, Hy will write about productivity and the nature of work, produce an event, and serve as a resource for reporters on finance and sources ideas.
Cally Baute is moving up at Politico. Baute was promoted from executive director of audience solutions to VP and general manager of audience solutions. Politico Pro has also grown this month. New this week are Ted Hesson, covering labor and employment, and Adam Cancryn, covering the health care providers beat.
The Nation has hired David Marcus to lead books and arts coverage as the newly appointed literary editor. John Palattella, his predecessor, will transition to editor at large.
Caitlin Miller was named managing editor of Time Inc.’s Southern Living. She starts October 3.
Rodale has named Andrea Barbalich executive editor of Prevention. Barbalich joins Rodale from the consulting world. She also previously worked at Kiwi Magazine, Bauer Media Group and Reader’s Digest.
Esquire has named Matthew Marden style director, where he will work to expand fashion coverage. Marden previously worked as a freelance stylist and consultant. Before that, he was fashion director at Details, as well as associate editor at Town & Country.
Nora Barak was named engagement editor at New York Magazine. Barak joins the team from her position as head of social media at the New York Post.
Women’s Health has named Michelle Stacy to the newly created role of features director. Christine Demetres Giordano was named art director.
Priyanka Prakash was named managing editor of FitBusiness. FitBusiness also hired reporters Crystalynn Shelton, Christy Hopkins, and Chris Bacon to cover accounting, HR, and retailing, respectively.
Michael Shane is now global head of digital innovation at Bloomberg Media. He takes on the newly created title from his position as managing editor at Bloomberg Digital.