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Keith Pollock Named EIC of Interview

Keith Pollock has been named the new editor-in-chief of Interview. Pollock comes to the magazine from DuJour, where he served as the magazine’s found editor since 2012. Prior to that, Pollock served as editorial director of Elle.com.

At Interview, Pollock will report to Fabien Baron and Karl Templer, the glossy’s editorial director and creative director, respectively.

Pollock told WWD that he hadn’t thought about leaving DuJour, but after conversations with Baron, Templer and others, he “realized it would be a great and fitting opportunity.”

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Robert De Niro Talks to a Greenwich Village Compatriot

There’s a wonderful interview in the fall issue of DuJour magazine. Author and veteran journalist Anthony DeCurtis sat down earlier this summer with Robert De Niro at the actor’s Tribeca offices, just a few days in fact after the sudden, tragic passing of James Gandolfini.

That topic comes up briefly, but the main thread of conversation is the bond shared by the interviewer and interviewee to a certain portion of Lower Manhattan:

Growing up in the same [Greenwich Village] neighborhood less than a decade after De Niro, I took those [after hours] night swims in Carmine Pool and, more disturbingly, experienced the same complicated contrast between the tough Italian-American street environment and the alternative bohemian culture that suffused the Village in the 1960s and 1970s…

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DuJour Adds Four, ProPublica Names Communications Director

To get your day started, here are some Revolving Door notes:

    • DuJour has added four staffers. John Clarkin joins as associate Publisher; Cat Dewling and Erik Yates as executive directors of sales and Ashley Tshcudin as social media manager. Clarkin comes to the magazine from W, where he served as national sales director for the past 10 years.
    • ProPublica has named Nicole Collins Bronzan its new director of communications. She’ll report to ProPublica’s president, Richard Tofel. Bronzan most recently served the same role for Freedom to Marry, and prior to that she held multiple roles at The New York Times.

DuJour Puts Kim Kardashian on Cover Because Why Not?

DuJour’s latest issue hits newsstands in March, but the online version is up now. The magazine decided to put Kim Kardashian on the cover, because why the hell not? The Kim Kardashian Effect might be a thing of the past, but she’s still good for at least a little press. As you can tell, we fell for it.

Robin Keller Joins DuJour Media Group

DuJour Media Group, the publisher of DuJour headed by Jason Binn, has named Robin Keller chief digital officer. Keller comes to the company from AMI, where she served as senior vice president and general manager of digital media. Keller is a sales veteran, having held positions at Fox Audience Network, CNET, Yahoo! and more.

“Robin has been instrumental in creating dynamic digital platforms for some of the most respected brands in publishing,” said Binn, in a statement. “She will be an incredible asset as we continue to advance digital publishing for upscale markets.”

Keller’s appointment is effective January 2, 2013.