Cyndi Stivers is leaving The Columbia Journalism Review, where she was editor in chief, to become as editor in chief of AOL.com, AOL’s Chris Grosso announced in a blog post this afternoon. In her new role, Ms. Strivers will be in charge of editorial and programming across the AOL homepage, all associated apps and syndicated feeds. Read More
Evelyn Rusli is leaving the The New York Times to become the West Coast technology correspondent for The Wall Street Journal. Ms. Rusli has been writing about Wall Street and technology for DealBook, Andrew Ross Sorkin’s Times’ business blog, since 2010. Read More
The New York Daily News‘ Scott Cohen, who was tasked with a key piece of the tabloid’s survival as the editor of the paper’s website, is leaving after four years. He’s off to go work at a startup. Read More
Beloved Bloomberg on-air blonde bombshell Lizzie O’Leary (who once hid behind the mic at N.P.R.) is parting ways with the financial news service, and hitting it big time: the Observer Media Power Bachelorette is on her way to CNN, where she’ll be reporting on-air for the cable news giant on aviation and transportation regulations. Read More
The New York Times’ Sam Sifton is leaving his position as restaurant critic to be the paper’s national editor.
“I’m stepping down as restaurant critic to be the national editor of The Times. #checkplease,” he wrote on Twitter.
Having had a fairly stable masthead for years, Conde Nast men’s title GQ is hemorrhaging top-level editorial talent.
In late October style editor Adam Rapoport was named editor of Bon Appetit, and now sources say two more top editors are set to exit.
In what may be his biggest poach since taking the reins Read More
Struggling to keep his publications profitable, Jann Wenner has again drawn from his own stable of magazines in replacing Brad Weiners, the Men’s Journal editor he fired last week.
DailyCandy, the Comcast-owned online shopping newsletter, is again in need of an editor. Janet Ozzard — who left her spot running New York magazine’s Strategist section just last March — vacated her post running the show at DailyCandy last Tuesday, the site confirmed.
There’s no word yet on where Ozzard will end up, Read More
It’s been over a month since The Observer broke the news that Hugo Lindgren would be stepping into the editorship at The New York Times Magazine, a seat vacated by departing the Gerry Marzorati, after a stint as executive editor at Bloomberg Businessweek. In that time he’s already hired former New York magazine Read More