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Observer Hires New Digital Managing Editor

tylert.jpgThe New York Observer debuted a revamped Web site today, so it’s fitting that the paper also announced the appointment of a new editor to oversee its online content.

Tyler Thoreson, the former executive editor of Condé Nast‘s men.style.com, has been named managing editor of Observer digital, where he will oversee Observer.com and the Observer Media’s Group’s online venture VSL. It looks like new editor Kyle Pope, a former Condé Nast-er himself, has wasted no time installing a new staff at the top of the Observer‘s masthead, after appointing his former Portfolio colleague Christopher Stewart deputy editor in December.

Thoreson, who is starting at the Observer on February 15, first worked for the paper back in 1996 as a fact checker, the paper said today.

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