Hearst Magazines Digital Media Announces Staff Changes
Hearst initiates promotions and new hires to match digital growth.
Hearst Magazines Digital Media announced several changes to its roster today.
Julie Hochheiser is now site director for Seventeen.com. Hochheiser served previously as the senior web editor for the Hearst Teen Network. Neha Gandhi also joined Seventeen.com as a web editor. Gandhi is the former associate lifestyle editor for Seventeen magazine.
Lizzie Dunlap, former assistant beauty and health editor for Marie Claire, is now a web editor for RealBeauty.com.
Dawn Davis, previously a freelancer with HarpersBazaar.com, will be part of Cosmopolitan.com as web editor for Fashion/Beauty.
Paul Schrodt is now a web editor with Esquire.com. Schrodt is a former freelance web editor with Esquire.com.
Andrew Moseman has been made web editor with PopularMechanics.com. Previously, Moseman worked as an online staff writer with Discover magazine.
With 10 years of experience in large and start-up consumer websites, Mike Stigliano is now director of business development and partner relations.
In the sales and marketing department, Laura Schooling is now director of marketing services. She has been promoted from director of marketing strategy, where she has served the department since 2009.
Deepali Kakar joins the Hearst Magazines Digital Media team as lead user experience designer.
“We’re pleased to be expanding the roles of team members and adding new talent to our digital media group as we move into the next phase of our business,” says Chuck Cordray, senior vice president and GM of Hearst Magazines Digital Media.
According to Cordray, after additions to Hearst’s portfolio like RealBeauty.com and Delish.com, the team has to grow in size in accordance to the growth in traffic numbers.