People on the Move | 11.6.14
Town & Country, Forbes, Self and more...
Cortney Pellettieri was named entertainment director at Town & Country. Pellettieri had previously served in the same role for Good Housekeeping and will now work across both brands.
Melanie Hansche was appointed to the newly-created role of executive director for food content and strategy at Rodale. Hansche had been working as managing editor for Donna Hay, an Australian food magazine.
Fitness has hired Lindsay Funston as its nutrition editor. Funston was previously a senior associate editor for O, The Oprah Magazine.
Self made two directorial appointments:
- Liz Baker Plosser was named fitness director. She’d been working as a senior editor for Cosmopolitan.
- Tatiana Boncompagni was named lifestyle director. Boncompagni has been a contributor to The New York Times, The Financial Times, Marie Claire and Town & Country.
Forbes made several moves:
- Olivia Gelade will serve as luxury manager in sales. She’d most recently worked as executive director of sales and marketing for Condé Nast Traveler.
- Jessica Bohrer joins as associate general counsel for Forbes editorial department. She’d been as senior counsel at WNET New York Public Media.
- Antoine Gara was hired as a staff writer, covering Wall Street, markets, funds and investing. Gara had been an M&A financial services reporter at TheStreet.
Joe Hardin was named vice president of product leadership for the Alliance for Audited Media. Hardin was most recently a senior product director at Nielsen Local.
Jeffrey Kimmel has been appointed account director at Marie Claire. He’d been serving as director of health and wellness at Self.
Hearst Men’s Group named Mark Fikany integrated automotive director. Finkany had been group advertising director for Time Inc.’s style and entertainment group.