Deborah Needleman Sets Up at The Journal with Friends From Domino

domino012809 Deborah Needleman Sets Up at The Journal with Friends From DominoDeborah Needleman is hiring up former Domino staffers at The Wall Street Journal to work on the launch of her Saturday lifestyle section, which is coming later this month according to Memo Pad.

Ms. Needleman has tapped Ruth Altchek, her features editor at Domino, to be her news editor and deputy. Former Domino editor-at-large Rita Konig will work for Ms. Needleman freelance under the title of contributing decorating editor. Ms. Konig has been working for The New York Times, writing a column, “Inside Out,” for T:The New York Times Style Magazines The Moment blog.

Earlier this month, Ms. Needleman tapped Lauren Goodman, former Domino fashion director, to help out with the section’s fashion coverage.

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