People on the Move
The New Republic digital makes executive appointments and more...
Last September, he was named executive web editor, a title that reflected his increased responsibilities of running their site and shaping digital presentation. In this new position, Kearney will take an expanded role in managing the New Republic’s growing team, plotting overall editorial strategy, and overseeing the creation of the brand’s journalism.
Additionally, Ryu Spaeth will be joining as a deputy editor. He’ll oversee the day-to-day operations of the New Republic’s site. Spaeth joins from TheWeek.com, where as a deputy editor he overhauled their site, expanded coverage, and grew their audience. He previously has worked at Time and HarperCollins Publishers.
Here are the rest of this week’s people on the move:
Kim Caviness has joined Imagination as executive vice president and chief content officer. Caviness will be responsible for leading Imagination’s content organization. She joins Imagination from McMurry/TMG in Washington, D.C., a leading national content strategy firm where she has been chief content officer since 2013.
Stacey Wilson Hunt has been named Hollywood editor at New York Magazine. She had been awards and special projects editor at The Hollywood Reporter.
The Board of Directors of Boston Common Press, the parent company of America’s Test Kitchen, has announced that Jack Bishop has been promoted to chief creative officer. Bishop, a frequent on-air personality for the America’s Test Kitchen television programs, is a founding member of the Cook’s Illustrated team and has served as editorial director for the company’s magazine, book, and digital businesses for the past decade. Bishop joined the staff of Cook’s Magazine in 1988 and helped launch Cook’s Illustrated in 1993.
Jennifer Salant has been named vice president, business development, at Condé Nast Entertainment. She had been senior vice president, content creator, business development and operations, at Mode Media.
Kiera Aaron has been named deputy digital editor at Shape and Fitness. She had been senior digital editor at Fitness.
Chelsea Matiash has been named multimedia/photo editor at Time. She had been photo editor at The Wall Street Journal.