Vanity Fair Hires Gabriel Sherman — People on the Move | 07.27.17
Richard Beckman heads to The Hill, Trusted Media Brands hires a new chief content officer and much more…
Vanity Fair has named Gabriel Sherman special correspondent, where he will write features, as well as articles for The Hive, the magazine’s digital site with a business, political, tech and media focus.
Sherman most recently wrote about media and politics at New York Magazine for nearly a decade, and is the author of “The Loudest Voice in the Room,” a biography on Fox News founder Roger Ailes.
“Gabe is one of the finest and gutsiest reporters at work today, and I’ve admired his achievements for years… We’re thrilled to welcome him to Vanity Fair and the Hive,” said Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter in a statement to Politico’s Hadas Gold.
Here are the rest of this week’s people on the move…
Rodale has promoted Heidi Cho to VP, Head of Digital, where she will oversee Rodale’s digital products, such as its websites and mobile applications. Cho previously served as the company’s VP of digital content.
Joaquín Colino of Condé Nast International has been named chief revenue officer and general manager of the company’s Mexico and Latin America units. Colino will start in August, and recently served as the digital director of Condé Nast Mexico and Latin America.
Trusted Media Brands appointed Beth Tomkiw to chief content officer for the company’s Food, Enthusiast and DIY Home based brands. Tomkiw recently worked as chief content officer, EVP/general manager for content media company Manifest.
Richard Beckman has been named first president at The Hill, a U.S. political website. A longtime veteran of Condé Nast, Beckman most recently served as chief revenue officer at Vice Media, and formerly as chief revenue officer at Thrillist and Group Nine Media.
HIMSS has appointed Harold “Hal” Wolf III president and chief executive officer. Most recently, Wolf worked as director of information and digital health strategy at The Chartis Group.
Reuters hired Jean Yoon as its first executive editor, editorial strategy, who will start in October. Yoon has been working as the company’s regional editor, Asia, and as global editor, strategic centers.
AP has promoted Noreen Gillespie and Sarah Nordgren to deputy managing editors, with Gillespie overseeing U.S. News and Nordgren managing Sports, Business News, Entertainment and Lifestyles. Additionally, the company has promoted Lisa Gibbs to director of news partnerships. Most recently, Gibbs served as AP’s operations director for U.S. News.
Katherine Bell has been named editor-in-chief of Barron’s Magazine, and will start in late August. Most recently, Bell worked at Harvard Business Review, as editor of digital site HBR.org.
The New York Times has promoted company veteran David Halbfinger to Jerusalem Bureau Chief. Halbfinger previously served as deputy national editor and has worked in various roles at the company for 20 years.
Univision has named Tonia O’Connor chief revenue officer. She previously worked as the company’s EVP of distribution sales and marketing.