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Jacki Kelley Named COO of Bloomberg Media

Jacki Kelley has been named chief operating officer of Bloomberg Media. Kelley comes to the company from IPG Mediabrands, where she served as CEO since last year. She has previously held business and sales roles at Yahoo, USA Today and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.

Kelley has also received a variety of awards and honors. She was named one of Ad Age’s 100 Most Influential Women in Advertising in 2013; a Matrix Award Honoree by the New York Women in Communications; Advertising Woman of the Year by the Advertising Women of New York; and has been elected into the American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement.

“This is a coup for our organization and important talent milestone as we implement our new strategy. Jacki is a force of nature – a perfect a mix of shrewd business acumen and creativity with a clear track record of success,” said Bloomberg Media’s CEO, Justin Smith, in a statement. “Adding a leader of this caliber is major step towards our goal: building the leading, next-generation global business media company.”

Bobby Ghosh Leaves Time for Quartz

Bobby Ghosh GBobby Ghosh, who took over as Time International’s editor just last year, is leaving the magazine to join Quartz as its managing editor. Ghosh had been with Time since 1998.

During is tenure at Time Ghosh held a variety of roles. He served as Baghdad bureau chief and a correspondent in Hong Kong, New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Washington DC. In 2007, Ghosh moved to London to become a senior editor at Time Europe, making him the magazine’s first non-American World editor.

“Bobby brings a sophisticated curiosity about the world, an obsessive news focus, and a strong identification with Quartz’s mission to cover the new global economy’s most important and interesting facets,” said Quartz’s editor, Kevin Delaney, in a memo.

Ghosh begins at Quartz next month.

TNR and The Atlantic Make Editorial Changes

A few Revolving Door notes for you this early afternoon, involving The New Republic and The Atlantic. Details are below.

  • TNR has promoted Amanda Silverman to deputy editor and Linda Kinstler to managing editor. The magazine has also hired Rebecca Leber as a staff writer. Silverman was most recently TNR’s managing editor. Kinstler most recently served as a reporter-researcher. Leber comes to TNR from ThinkProgress.
  • The Atlantic has named Sophie Gilbert senior editor of The Atlantic Weekly, an iPhone app from the magazine. She most recently served as an arts editor for the Washingtonian. Denise Kersten Wills is also joining as senior editor of the glossy. Kersten Wills comes to The Atlantic from Politico.

NY Times Mag Names Bill Wasik Deputy Editor

The New York Times Magazine has added a new deputy editor — Bill Wasik. Wasik comes to the magazine from Wired, where he served as a senior editor.

Wasik previously worked as a senior editor for Harper’s. He’s also the author of And Then There’s This: How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture.

Wasik tweeted that he was “thrilled” to join the Times Mag, and thanked its editor, Jake Silverstein, for the opportunity.

Below is Silverstein’s memo announcing the hire.

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Epicurious Adds Three Editors

Epicurious GEpicurious, Condé Nast’s food site, has added three editors. Details are below.

  • Adina Steiman has been named features director. Steiman joined Epicurious in late May. She previously served as Self’s features director. Prior to that she was Men’s Health’s food and nutrition editor.
  • Rhoda Boone joins as food editor. She has styled food for publications such as Bon Appétit and Food & Wine. She starts June 16.
  • Brittany Innes has been named social media editor, a new role at the site. She also begins June 16.

Teen Vogue Names Two Directors, CNN Adds One

Teen Vogue has added two directors and CNN has added one. Details are below.

    • Marina Larroude has joined Teen Vogue as fashion director. She comes to the magazine from Style.com, where she served as market director. WWD reports that Larroude will start July 7.
    • Dan Koday joins as digital director. Koday most recently served as Latina.com’s content director. He starts June 30.
    • Dewey Reid has been named CNN Digital’s VP and executive creative director. Reid most recently served as Yahoo’s VP of design for mobile and emerging products.

Eater Expands News Team

Eater has added one editor and promoted another. Below are the details.

  • Daniela Galarz joins Eater as news editor. Galarza comes to the site from LA Magazine, where she had served as deputy digest editor of the glossy’s dining section. She previously served as an associate editor at Eater LA for three years. At Eater, Galarza will lead the news desk, which includes Erin DeJesus and Khushbu Shah.
  • Paula Forbes has been promoted from deputy editor to reports editor, a new role at Eater. Forbes will now be overseeing Amy McKeever and Hillary Dixler.

Meredith Rollins Promoted to EIC of Redbook

Meredith Rollins has been promoted from executive editor to editor-in-chief of Redbook. Rollins had served as executive editor of the glossy since 2010. Prior to joining Redbook, Rollins served as executive editor of Lucky and articles director of W.

Rollins is succeeding Jill Herzig, who was tapped as editor of Dr. Oz The Good Life in May.

“Meredith brings continuity and experience, making her the perfect choice for this role,” said Hearst Magazines’ president, David Carey, in a statement. “I’m excited by her ideas for this brand. She truly embodies the Redbook lifestyle and knows what will resonate with its audience.”

Dashiell Bennett Named Editor of The Atlantic’s The Wire

The Wire GDashiell Bennett has been promoted to editor of The Atlantic’s The Wire, a general news site. Bennett has contributed to the site since 2011, and most recently served as news editor. The Wire launched in 2009.

Bennett is The Wire’s first new editor since Gabriel Snyder left in January.

In a joint statement, The Atlantic’s James Bennet and Bob Cohn said that Bennett was the perfect choice. “In the end, Dash combined the deepest understanding of the core mission of the site with the clearest vision for its possibilities. And while our search was underway, he demonstrated his leadership ability by helping our writers steadily sharpen their work and continue to grow their audience.”

Changes at Domino

Domino is undergoing some editorial shuffling. According to The New York Post, its editor-in-chief, Michelle Adams, is departing the magazine and her job will be split between two people.

On the print side, Robert Leleux has been named editorial director. He most recently served as Domino’s creative director. Taking over digital duties — as digital director — is Krissy Tiglias. She previously served as deputy editor of Real Simple.

This doesn’t appear to be a sign that things are headed south for the brand. On the contrary, Beth Brenner, the Domino’s publisher and chief revenue officer, said she expects the magazine’s publishing frequency to increase next year.

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