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Hearst Names Digital Creative Director

hearst-logoHearst has named Nick Neubeck creative director of editorial for Hearst Magazines Digital Media (HMDM).

In this new role at HMDM, Neubeck will oversee the creative teams of every Hearst Magazine website.

Neubeck comes to Hearst from Gilt Groupe, where he served as senior art director since 2011. He will report to Kate Lewis, HMDM’s editorial director and VP of content operations.

Neubeck begins December 1.

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Jane Frye Joins Hearst Magazines

Jane Frye GJane Frye has joined Hearst Magazines Digital Media as managing editor, editorial operations; a new role at the company. Frye comes to Hearst from The Daily Beast, where she had been since 2008. She most recently served as deputy managing editor.

At Hearst Magazines Digital Media, Frye will manage all 18 Hearst Magazine sites, including cosmopolitan.com, elledecor.com, esquire.com, marieclaire.com and more.

Frye will report to Kate Lewis, VP, content operations and editorial director of Hearst Magazines Digital Media.

Hearst Names Esquire.com and PopularMechanics.com Directors

Hearst Logo GHearst Magazines Digital Media has named John Sellers site director of Esquire.com and Thomas Houston site director of PopularMechanics.com.

Sellers most recently worked for New York as senior editor of Vulture.com. Prior to his time at New York, he worked at Time Out New York, The Wrap and more. Houston was a founding editor of The Verge. Most recently he served as assistant managing editor.

Sellers begins October 20 and Houston starts today. Both report to Kate Lewis, VP, content operations and editorial director of Hearst Magazines Digital Media.

Execs Leave Condé and Rodale for Say Media

Say Media has hired two execs from Condé Nast and Rodale. Kate Lewis has been named senior vice president, editorial director and Tim Koorbusch will serve as vice president of U.S. sales.

Lewis comes to Say Media from Condé Nast, where she served as senior executive director of human resources. Prior to that Lewis was managing editor of Self. At Say Media, Lewis will guide the editorial direction of the company’s many sites, including xojane.com and gdgt.com.

Koorbusch was most recently associate publisher of Men’s Health. Prior to that he was advertising director for The Week.

“Both Kate and Tim have unparalleled experience,” said Kim Kelleher, president of Say Media, in a statement. ”Kate has managed some of the most renowned editorial brands and Tim has a proven track record leading successful sales teams across print and digital. These strong additions to our leadership team will undoubtedly make huge contributions in the next phase of our aggressive growth.”

Self Names New Managing Editor

Erin Hobday has been promoted from Features and Projects Director to Managing Editor at Self. Hobday, who has been at the magazine since 2007, replaces Kate Lewis. Lewis is now the Senior Executive Director of Human Resources at Condé Nast.

Lucy Danziger, Editor-in-Chief of Self, said Hobday was a natural choice to take over for Lewis. “I’m thrilled to promote Erin to this key role at a time when Self is moving full steam ahead on every platform and reaching a total audience of more than 12 million,” said Danziger. “Her skills, talent and dedication are vital to Self’s content and to our many exciting editorial projects. I look forward to many years ahead with Erin helping to navigate and facilitate the growth of the Self brand at this dynamic time in our business.”

The moves are effective immediately.