People on the Move | 9.29.11
Harper’s Bazaar, The New Republic, Reuters, Newsday…
The New Republic announces Cameron Abadi as deputy editor. Abadi, who previously served as associate editor at Foreign Policy, will now oversee The New Republic Online as well as the web redesign.
Kyle Stock, former senior reporter for The Wall Street Journal Digital Network, is now a reporter at The Daily covering business.
The Wall Street Journal welcomes Jack Nicas as a reporter, who will be covering airlines and the Midwest. Nicas comes from The St. Petersburg Times in Tampa.
In addition, Julie Jargon, a reporter at The Wall Street Journal, will cover not only the restaurant industry but also packaged food.
Harper’s Bazaar announces a series of new hires within the sales and marketing departments. Michael Krans is now advertising director for fashion and luxury; prior to this position he was advertising director for fashion and luxury goods at Details and details.com. Connie Livsey, former executive editor of beauty at Bon Appétit, is now advertising director for beauty and lifestyle. In addition, Ronnie Shankland takes on the role of integrated marketing director. Shankland comes from The Newsweek/Daily Beat Company, where she was director of research and insight. Esther Levy-Raphael is now director of programs and partnerships. She previously served at Good Housekeeping as marketing director. Erin Pollard, who recently served as luxury goods director of 02138 Magazine, is named account director for American fashion and retail.
Also at Harper’s Bazaar, Sam Griffin is named creative services director. He comes from Bon Appétit where he was design director for advertising. Abby Burdick, previous Midwest director of Bon Appétit, is now Midwest director at Harper’s Bazaar, and Clemmy Closson is announced as West Coast director. She comes from Lucky, as the Los Angeles director.
At Investors.com, Andrew Malcolm joins as the online politics columnist. He previously served at the Los Angeles Times.
Bob McGough joins Newsday as assistant managing editor. He recently served at Dows Jones Newswires under the same title.
Dow Jones Newswires welcomes Ruthie Ackerman as a columnist. She comes from American Banker, Financial Planning, On Wall Street and Bank Investment Consultant as wealth managing editor.
Reuters announces three changes in the editorial staff. Aruna Viswanatha is now a reporter. She comes from MainJustice.com, where she covered U.S. enforcement of foreign bribery laws. Kevin Drawbaugh is promoted to deputy Washington editor; he comes from within the Tax & Accounting team.
Also at Reuters, Rick Rothacker is now the Charlotte-based reporter. He previously served at The Charlotte Observer where he was a banking reporter.
Megan McCarthy is now news editor of The New York Observer. Prior to her new role she was editor at Techmeme.
Also at The New York Observer, Hunter Walker joins as a reporter covering politics. Walker comes from publications such as Gawker, the Village Voice, New York, Forbes.com and Mediabistro.
The Hollywood Reporter welcomes Tina Daunt as contributing editor for politics. Daunt comes from being a contributor at The Huffington Post.
Jeff Bauer and Joseph Haddock join Spanfeller Media Group. Baur is appointed chief product officer and Haddock will serve as chief technology officer. Bauer comes from Forbes Media as product and creative director. Haddock comes from Summit Business Media as vice president. The two new additions will be working on a new website that has not yet been named.
Health Magazine names Lan Yin Bachelis creative director. Bachelis previously served as art director at Women’s Health.
Jeanne Meyer joins Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. as senior vice president of communications. Meyer comes from Current Media where she was executive vice president of corporate communications.
Parade announced two promotions: Allison Werder as EVP/CMO and Stephen Buerger as SVP of marketing across all brands. Werder comes from being EVP of strategy and business development. Buerger previously served as SVP/Midwest advertising director. In addition to the promotions at Parade, Amy Crossman joins the company as VP of marketing. She comes from Crain’s New York Business as marketing director.