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Posts Tagged ‘Kenneth Li’

Style.com Adds Market Director, Recode Promotes Li

A couple Revolving Door moves to note today, involving Style.com and Recode. Details are below.

  • Style.com has named Rachael Wang fashion market director. Wang was most recently market director for Nylon. Prior to that, she served as Glamour’s fashion editor. At Style.com, Wang will report to Nicole Phelps, the site’s executive editor.
  • Kenneth Li has been named editor-in-chief of Recode. Li joined the site as its managing editor after working at Reuters for a decade.
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Kenneth Li Named Managing Editor of New AllThingsD

Well that was fast. Days after Kenneth Li announced he was leaving Reuters after a decade, Business Insider is reporting that Li is joining the forthcoming tech site from the AllThingsD founders, Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher.

As you know by now, Mossberg and Swisher chose not to renew their contract with Dow Jones, and so they’re striking out on their own, with plans to launch their own tech site soon.

Li will serve as the upcoming site’s managing editor.

Kenneth Li Departs Reuters

Kenneth Li is leaving Reuters. Li had been with the company since 2003. In a tweet, Li didn’t offer much insight into what lies ahead. “Thanks dudes,” Li wrote. “Working on something hot/cool. Or whatever the millennials call it these days.”

Li most recently served as editor-at-large for Reuters. Prior to that he was global editor. Previously he covered media and technology for the site.

Li has also spent time at the New York Daily News, the Industry Standard and TheStreet.com.

Reuters Names New West Coast Bureau Chief

Jonathan Weber is joining the staff at Reuters as the company’s West Coast Bureau Chief, reports Reuters’ Kenneth Li. Weber was most recently the Editor-in-Chief of The Bay Citizen, and before that he edited the San Francisco based magazine The Industry Standard.

Weber’s last day at the Citizen is September 16, and he joins Reuters on the 19th. Per a Reuters press release, he will be based in San Francisco.

Anthony De Rosa Named Reuters’ New Social Media Editor

Anthony De Rosa, currently a product manager and technologist at Reuters, has been named the new social media editor for Reuters.com, Poynter reports. De Rosa has been called “The undisputed King of Tumblr” by the New York Times, and is one of the 20 people to follow on Twitter according to NBC New York.

According to a Reuters memo from Jim Impoco, De Rosa will, in his new role at Reuters, “help our journalists and editors use social media tools to monitor news, report news, and find leads. Under Anthony’s direction, social media will extend our brand, bring more people to Reuters.com, and make Reuters the most recognizable name in news.”

De Rosa will report to Reuters.com global editor Kenneth Li.

Reuters Names First Op-Ed Editor, Other Changes

Reuters has announced that James Ledbetter will be its first Op-Ed Editor. According to a memo received received by Poynter, Ledbetter, who has been Editor-in-Charge of Reuters.com since last year, will be replaced by Kenneth Li. Li was previously Editor-in-Charge of Reuters’ technology and media reporting team.