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New Design Director at Fortune

Emily Kehe has been named the new design director at Fortune. Kehe, who first started freelancing for the magazine in 2008, had been filling in for John Korpics who left the position of creative director for a VP role at ESPN.

Regarding the selection of Kehe, managing editor Andy Serwer wrote in a staff announcement today, “…when it came time to find a permanent replacement for John, (and while we did consider other candidates), I really needed to look no further than a few doors down to Emily’s office.”

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Time Inc. Veteran Heads to ESPN

John Korpics, who has been contributing his design ideas to Time Inc. sporadically since 1995, is leaving to become Vice President, Creative Director of Print and Digital Media for ESPN The Magazine and its website. Adweek reports that this is a new position at ESPN, one which will combine print and digital design under Rob King, the magazine’s Senior Vice President.

Korpics, who was most recently Creative Director for Fortune, said of leaving Time, “It’s been a bittersweet time for me. I’ve kind of grown up at this company. If it hadn’t been this job and this opportunity, I’d still be at Fortune.

His first day will be September 6.

Fortune Hires Festino As Design Director

RF_Biz.jpgFortune has named Robert Festino its newest design director.

Festino has previously worked at Entertainment Weekly and Runner’s World and has served as art director at ESPN magazine and Bon Appetit.

He will be joining Fortune on February 8, reporting to the business magazine’s creative director John Korpics.

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