Good Housekeeping has recently hired Sara Lyle (previously from Jane) and Alyssa Kolsky (from Lucky) as the magazine’s new lifestyle and beauty editors, respectively.
Full release after the jump.
TWO NEW HIRES AT GOOD HOUSEKEEPING
— SARA LYLE NAMED LIFESTYLE EDITOR –
— ALYSSA KOLSKY HERTZIG NAMED BEAUTY EDITOR –
NEW YORK (April 2, 2007) – Good Housekeeping Editor-in-Chief Rosemary Ellis has announced two new hires to the editorial staff. Sara Lyle is joining Good Housekeeping from Jane Magazine as the new lifestyle editor and Alyssa Kolsky Hertzig, formerly at Lucky, has been named beauty editor.
“I’m thrilled to welcome Sara and Alyssa to the Good Housekeeping team,” said Ellis. “Their talents and experience will help us deliver more of the trusted, relevant information our 25 million readers are looking for.”
Lyle, who joins the magazine on April 2, served as a senior editor at Jane Magazine since October 2005. In that role, she was primarily responsible for the magazine’s “Life” and “Home” sections. She also regularly contributed to the magazine’s blog. Prior to that, she was a senior editor at Budget Living, where she edited the popular “Loose Change” section (a 2004 National Magazine Award winner). Earlier in her career, Lyle worked for YM magazine, where she was promoted from associate editor to senior editor in 2003.
Kolsky Hertzig joined Good Housekeeping on February 20. Prior to becoming the associate beauty editor at Lucky magazine, she was beauty editor for both Vitals Man and Vitals Woman. Earlier in her career, she served as assistant beauty editor at Harper’s Bazaar, worked as an entertainment reporter in Los Angeles, and interned for Time magazine in Hong Kong.
Founded in 1885, Good Housekeeping magazine reaches 25 million readers each month. In addition to the print title, there is also The Good Housekeeping Research Institute, the consumer product evaluation laboratory of Good Housekeeping magazine. Founded in 1900 and continuing today with the same mission, the Research Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of consumers and their families through education and product evaluation. Only products evaluated by the Good Housekeeping Research Institute can be accepted for advertising in the magazine, and thereby become eligible to display the Good Housekeeping Seal, the hallmark that provides assurance to readers that the products advertised in the magazine are backed by a two-year limited warranty against being defective, with specified exceptions.
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