People on the Move

first_img But while Gawker adds one, it’s losing several to buyouts. Seven editorial staffers have reportedly jumped ship so far, including Gawker Media executive editor, Tommy Craggs, and Gawker editor-in-chief, Max Read. “Fette’s arrival next week is a new impetus for the Technology team that underpins our media brands and the communities of writers and readers that gather round them,” Denton says in an internal memo. “He will be a great addition, applying experience in machine learning and other software skills to the media platform. Ian will also be a part of the Managing Partnership.” Tim McCaughan has been named managing editor at Blue Nation Review. He had been senior supervising producer, political unit, at CNN. Natalie Zmuda has been named managing editor at Ad Age where she’d been editor, CMO strategy. Hannah Orenstein has been named writer at Seventeen.com. She had been editorial intern at Cosmopolitan.com. Advertising Age announced several promotions: Gawker Media hasn’t exactly been under the radar in the past few weeks, but Nick Denton slipped in an important new hire announcement amid the chaos. Matt McAllester has been named Europe editor at Newsweek. Most recently, he had been Europe editor at Time. Ken Wheaton becomes editor in charge of all editorial operations for the brand. He had been managing editor and a regular columnist since 2012 and was the founding editor of Small Agency Diary. The company named Ian Fette its new CTO. He’d previously been engineering manager at Google, leading several projects including the development of the Google Chrome Web browser. Architectural Digest has hired Erica Duecy as digital director of its website. Duecy had served in the same position for Saveur. Here are the rest of this week’s people on the move: Nat Ives has been named executive editor. He had been media reporter/columnist.last_img

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