NatGeo Partners Expands Executive Team | People on the Move – 10.26.16
Atlas Obscura needs a new editor-in-chief, Money.com has a new editor, and more...
Jill Cress was named CMO of the organization from her position as executive vice president of global consumer marketing at MasterCard.
As CMO, Cress will oversee the overall global brand vision, including marketing strategy for the National Geographic brand and entities around the world, according to a release.
National Geographic Partners also named Rachel Webber to the newly created position of VP of digital product. Prior to this role, Webber was SVP of Fox Television Group.
Webber will oversee the development of digital products and experiences across owned and partner platforms, according to a release.
Here are the rest of this week’s people on the move…
Reyhan Harmanci is leaving her position as editor-in-chief of Atlas Obscura, where she’s worked since March 2015. The publication is currently looking for a replacement.
Money.com has hired Adam Auriemma as editor of Money Digital. Auriemma formerly served as deputy editor of Fusion and managing editor of The Daily Beast.
Modern Luxury has appointed four. Meg McGuire and Laura Eckstein Joes are taking over at Angeleno magazine as editor-in-chief and executive editor, respectively. Nuy Cho was named editor-in-chief of Hawaii Modern Luxury. Kelsie Allen Barton was named editor-in-chief of JEZEBEL Magazine in Atlanta. They will all report to Stephanie Davis Smith, the newly appointed editorial director at Modern Luxury.
Erin Griffith, a senior editor at Fortune, is taking over the Term Sheet newsletter. Griffith will also join the leadership team of Brainstorm Tech, an annual technology conference in Aspen.
Bustle has named Katie Robinson SVP of business development. Robinson joined after nine years at Viacom, most recently as VP of digital business development.
Garage Magazine has named Dasha Zhukova editorial director from her role as editor-in-chief. She is replaced as EIC by Thessaly La Force. La Force joins Garage from her role as senior editor at Travel & Leisure.
Jonathan Moore was named president of Family Media LLC, as well as director of Manhattan Media, both under Isis Venture Partners. Moore will also oversee Family Media, which publishes New York Family Magazine.
Michael Gross has replaced Daisy Prince as editor-in-chief of Avenue. Gross joined the Manhattan Media publication as real estate editor in 2012.
Kate Schaeffer will take on a new, expanded role at Access Intelligence, the parent company of Folio:. Schaeffer is now director of event operations and logistics of the media group, which includes for Cablefax, PR News, and min. Cablefax has also promoted Alex Virden to marketing manager. Virden joined Cablefax in 2015.