People on the Move | 1.12.12
The Source, Wenner Media, Prevention...
Daniel Klaidman is now a special correspondent for Newsweek and The Daily Beast. He was managing editor with Newsweek until he left the publication in January 2011.
Kim Isaac Eisler is national editor of Digital Press International; he comes from Washingtonian Magazine, where he was legal and national editor.
Carolyn Veith Krienke, formerly senior art director with Martha Stewart Weddings, joins Scholastic Parent & Child as art director.
VentureBeat announces two editorial changes: Ben Popper, founding editor of The New York Observer‘s Betabeat, will join VentureBeat as east coast editor; and Dan Hsu, formerly editorial director with Ziff Davis, will act editor-in-chief of GamesBeat.
The Jewish Daily Forward named David Goldiner deputy director. Before this, he acted in the role of digital media director in place of Gabrielle Birkner.
Back Stage Magazine brings on Jim Jazwiecki as chief technology officer, and Joshua Shames as VP and general manager of the Actorfest convention. Jazwiecki comes from Artist Arena, and Shames was previously the manager of brand partnerships with RueLaLa.com.
After leaving the magazine in 2005, Kim Osorio returns to The Source as editor-in-chief.
InfoCommerce Group Inc. founder and managing director Russell Perkins joins CFO Publishing’s board of directors.
New York Magazine names Matt Zoller Seitz television critic. Seitz comes from Salon, where he also served as television critic. Also at New York, Thomas Alberty is named design director. He previously acted as art director with GQ.
The Atlantic welcomes Megan Garner as a staff writer for its Technology Channel. She was an assistant editor with Nieman Journalism Lab.
David Kang, formerly creative director of content extensions with Hearst Magazines, joins Wenner Media as chief digital officer.
Prevention announces a trio of staff changes: Jessica Branch moves from senior editor to health director; Molly Raisch moves from editorial assistant to associate editor and Siobhan O’Connor is now deputy editor for the magazine’s website in addition to acting as senior editor for the magazine.
James Kreckler is now VP of advertising sales with iVillage. He comes from Rodale, where he served as vice president of digital advertising sales.
Fortune names Emily Kehe as design director.
Lynne Palazzi is now editorial recruiter with Hearst Magazines. Also at Hearst Magazines, Deede Dickson is named vice president, business development for consumer marketing. She comes from Next Issue Media, where she was director of marketing.
Questex Hospitality + Travel Group promotes John McMahon to EVP and Marilyn McHugh to vice president, global events.