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Revolving Door Newsletter: 08.23.13

Shakeup at Hearst Digital; Major cuts at Disney

August 23, 2013
The head man of Hearst Digital makes some pretty dramatic changes. Troy Young, the visionary behind the launch of SAY Media, who took over at Hearst in May, replaces Elle.com's Amina Akhtar and Cosmopolitan digital director Abby Gardner with Lauren Chernikoff and Amy Odell, respectively. The incoming duo had been at Buzzfeed and Fashionista.com. Alison Overholt recently signed on as digital projects director and deputy editor at Seventeen. She has previously worked at ESPN: The Magazine and Fast Company. There might be more moves in the works. The New York Observer quotes an insider: "People are fleeing ...

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