Human Resources

Press Release: DCL Names Content Solutions Expert Marianne Calilhanna as Vice President, Marketing
September 19, 2018 at 11:48 am

FRESH MEADOWS, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- DCL, an industry leader in transforming content into smarter formats and by so doing, enhancing its discoverability and revenue-driving potential, today announced that Marianne Calilhanna has joined its executive team, as Vice President, Marketing. Ms. Calilhanna brings extraordinary depth and breadth of related experience to this role, having spent the majority…

Press Release: Kate Spellman Joins Questex as Chief Marketing Officer
September 17, 2018 at 11:11 am

NEW YORK (Sept. 17, 2018) – Questex LLC, a leading B2B information services provider, today announced Kate Spellman will be joining the company’s executive team in the newly created role of chief marketing officer. Her appointment follows last week’s announcement that Paul Miller would become Questex’s CEO as part of the transition to new ownership by MidOcean…

Meredith Axes 200 Employees, Combines Food Magazines
September 14, 2018 at 9:18 am

Magazine giant Meredith swung the ax again on Wednesday, lopping about 200 jobs and merging its Cooking Light title into EatingWell and chopping the frequency of Coastal Living to a newsstand-only quarterly. Cooking Light will live on as a website and will publish six newsstand-only print editions a year. Sid Evans, who was editing both…

Why Your Next CEO Might Be Your CDO
September 13, 2018 at 9:32 am

I've been a Senior VP of Digital, Executive VP of Digital, and Chief Digital Officer the bulk of my 25-year career. I've served in this role for B2B, enthusiast, and book publishers ... and in privately-owned, private-equity-backed, and publicly-traded companies. I have always said that the "Chief Digital Officer" is merely a temporary role, so…

Sources: NBC Threatened Ronan Farrow if He Kept Reporting on Harvey Weinstein
September 5, 2018 at 9:45 am

The producer who worked alongside Ronan Farrow at NBC News on his Harvey Weinstein investigation quit in protest earlier this month. Rich McHugh tendered his resignation on Friday, Aug. 17, a year to the day that the Weinstein story left with Farrow. Since then, Farrow has won a…

Vox Media Revamps Ad Sales Workforce
August 31, 2018 at 8:47 am

Vox Media sees a need for change. The digital media company is restructuring its sales force into an “enterprise” team and a “growth” team as it expands its operations and faces new challenges. Chief Commercial Officer Lindsay Nelson, who was named to that position in April, announced the changes in a memo to staff on…

Iconoclastic Magazine Publisher Marvin Shanken Adapts In A New Era Of Media
August 27, 2018 at 10:16 am

The first thing Marvin Shanken—the magazine-publishing maverick and impresario who for the last 40-plus years has built a business based on his own lifestyle passions—tells you is that his success is all due to the content. “We invest in very relevant information for readers who are passionate about the topics we’re writing about, and in…

LA Times Poaches Veteran New York Times Editor Sewell Chan
August 22, 2018 at 12:09 pm

Longtime New York Times editor Sewell Chan will be joining the Los Angeles Times as a deputy managing editor, the paper announced on Monday. He will report the the paper’s top editor Norman Pearlstine, who took over the reins of the California broadsheet in June. “Sewell Chan has distinguished himself as a skilled and thoughtful editor…

Joanna Coles Resigning as Chief Content Officer at Hearst
August 6, 2018 at 9:57 am

Joanna Coles, the chief content officer for publishing giant Hearst, is leaving the company, The Post has learned. Coles gave Hearst President and CEO Steve Swartz her resignation in recent days and on Friday was negotiating her exit package, one source said. Hearst did not return calls for comment, and Coles declined to comment. Coles,…

Upworthy Just Laid Off 31 People. The Question Remains Why.
August 6, 2018 at 9:55 am

Good Media Group, which owns viral site Upworthy and Good Magazine, cut at least 31 employees yesterday. The layoffs were first announced on Thursday afternoon in a tweet from editor-in-chief Liz Heron, who said she is also resigning. Upworthy CEO Charlie Wilkie also resigned Thursday, and Upworthy cofounder Eli Pariser said in a tweeted statement that he’d resigned from his board position…