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Articles by FOLIO: Magazine Staff
Publishers are back to exploring new areas for growth as they face non-stop challenges emerging from a pressured print market and increasingly inventive digital competitors.
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John Micklethwait was named editor-in-chief of Bloomberg, taking over for Matthew Winkler, who will serve as editor-in-chief emeritus. Micklethwait had served as editor-in-chief of The Economist since 2006.
Jill Waage was promoted to the newly created position of executive editor for Better Homes and Gardens brand. Concurrently, Oma Blaise Ford was named executive editor of BH&G the magazine.
Nick Neubeck was named creative director of editorial for Hearst Magazines Digital where he’ll oversee the photo and visual design team. Neubeck had been senior art director for the Gilt Groupe since 2011. The Verge has hired Nitasha Tiku as a west coast senior writer. Tiku had been named editor-in-chief of Gawker’s Valleywag in October.
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.
Bloomberg View has hired Eli Lake and Josh Rogin as columnists in national security and international affairs. Both had served as senior correspondents for The Daily Beast and Newsweek.
Jennifer Hitzges has been named fashion director at Redbook. She was previously a celebrity stylist. Also, Petra Kobayashi has been named art director. She previously held the same role at SELF. Maura Fritz has been named editorial recruiter at Hearst Magazines. She was previously with RealSimple.com as deputy editor.