Time Inc. Promotes Paul Martinez to Exec Creative Director | People On the Move — 8.31.17
Newsweek and American Banker name EIC's, Alison Stewart joins The Atlantic, a change at Brides, and more...
Time Inc. has promoted Paul Martinez to executive creative director, where he will oversee and manage the company’s Travel + Leisure and Departures titles. Martinez has worked with the company for over a year as creative director for Fortune and Money, which he will continue to manage in addition to his new responsibilities.
“I am thrilled to have Paul joining two of our iconic luxury titles,” said Nathan Lump, editorial director of Time Inc.’s luxury and lifestyle group in a statement. “Since coming to Time Inc., he has led an exciting and dynamic redesign of Fortune and, more recently, Money, injecting new energy into those storied brands.”
“He is a master of this art, having redesigned, relaunched, and reimagined brands as diverse as Maxim, Men’s Journal, and Marie Claire, all as Creative Director, after starting his career with a successful tenure at GQ,” Lump adds. “And Paul is much more than a stellar thinker about magazines—his background includes website design, packaging, branding, and video direction, making him a true multimedia creative visionary.”
Here are the rest of this week’s people on the move…
Bob Roe, who has been working as Newsweek’s interim global editor-in-chief, has been officially appointed to the role. Prior to his promotion, Roe served as the publication’s executive editor.
Dope Media has announced George Jage (pictured) as chief executive officer, overseeing the company’s Dope title. Most recently, Jage served as president of Marijuana Business Daily. Additionally, Dope’s former CEO and founder David Tran will assume the title of chief brand officer, continuing to serve on the company’s board of directors.
Keija Minor has stepped down as editor-in-chief of Brides after five years with the Condé Nast title, reports WWD.
SourceMedia has named Rob Blackwell editor-in-chief of American Banker. He formerly served as the organization’s Washington bureau chief and editorial director of regulatory policy for SourceMedia’s Banking Group.
Neil Brown has been named president of The Poynter Institute. He joins the organization from The Tampa Bay Times, formerly serving as editor and vice president, and worked at the newspaper for over 20 years.
Michele Corriston has been hired as a staff editor at People.com, covering television. Most recently, Corriston served as a digital content producer for Sirius Xm Radio.
PBS correspondent and veteran broadcast anchor Alison Stewart has joined The Atlantic‘s AtlanticLIVE business, where she’ll serve as “a frequent moderator for The Atlantic’s vast portfolio of events on a range of topics,” according to a release, including next month’s Washington Ideas summit.
Men’s Journal has named Jeff Dengate articles editor. Dengate, formerly senior editor of the publication, most recently served as gear editor at Runner’s World.
Katie Dupere has been appointed associate fashion and beauty editor at Bustle. She previously served as a social good reporter and intern for Mashable.
Grace Rasmus has been named associate digital editor at Rachael Ray Every Day. Rasmus previously worked as an editorial assistant for the publication for about two years.