Fast Company has hired Ellen McGirt as senior writer. She comes to the magazine from Fortune where she was a senior writer.
AARP The Magazine has promoted Andrzej Janerka to the position of design director. He was formerly art director. Marilyn Milloy has been named features editor of the publication and was formerly manager of publications at the National Education Association.
Mac}Life magazine has named Eugene Robinson senior editor. He was most recently editor-in chief of EQ an international music production magazine.
Tango magazine has made a number of hires. Marisa Belger has been named executive editor of Tango after joining the staff as a senior editor. Jeanann Pannasch joins Tango as managing editor. She recently served as the managing editor of Ms. and Spin in New York and Teenstyle in Los Angeles. Maria McDaniel joins as vice president of integrated sales and marketing. She has worked for companies including Conde Nast, Meredith, Viacom and Rodale. Adding to its west coast representation, the magazine has hired Bill Cooley as sales manager, west coast.
Andrea Mondello has joined Success magazine as Web editor of its Web site, SuccessMagazine.com. She was formerly Web developer at ICrossing Inc., an interactive agency.
Kerry Bianchi has been hired as group publisher of Smithsonian Publishing. She was formerly with the Reader’s Digest Association where she served as director of strategic initiative for the North American Publishing Group.
Weekly Reader Publishing has named Pamela Sader senior vice president of sales and marketing for school and library publishing. She joins the company from Scholastic Library publishing.
Nora McAniff, a 25-year employee of Time Inc., will step down from her position of co-chief operating officer on March 1. She will be replaced by Sylvia Auton, CEO of IPC Media, and Stephanie George, president of In Style, Real Simple and Essence. Both Auton and George will continue in their present positions, according to a statement from Time CEO Ann Moore. Additionally, Auton will assume responsibility for Southern Progress Corporation and the business sides of All You and Life. She will divide her time between New York, London and Birmingham, Alabama.