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Posts Tagged ‘Lauren Bans’

The New York Observer Lists 50 Media Power Bachelorettes

Yesterday the New York Observer listed 50 media power bachelors, so it’s only right that the women get the treatment too. Today’s list features quite a few stunning and intelligent ladies (Lauren Bans, Jane Pratt, Jenna Wortham and much more), so if you’re in the mood for a slideshow, click through and check them out.

And no, we won’t tip you off on how you can get their digits. The fact that we just wrote “digits” shows you that we wouldn’t be much help anyway.

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Zach Baron Leaves The Village Voice for The Daily

The Daily has been having a bit of a difficult run lately. It began charging Monday amidst rumors that it only had 5000 subscribers, and has weathered several deflections lately, including as recently as yesterday, when Lauren Bans left to be an associate editor at GQ.

So it’s due for some good news!

The Cutline reports that The Daily has poached  Zach Baron from The Village Voice, where he works as a writer and editor. Baron will be joining The Daily’s features desk, where he will report to culture editor and New Yorker pop music critic Sasha Frere-Jones.

Cue joke about Baron helping The Daily find the richest dog in South Dakota or whatever.

“I wish him well,” said Tony Ortega, editor-in-chief of The Voice. We do, too!

GQ Hires New York Times’ Mark Lotto As Senior Editor

GQ has been in something of a hiring spate lately, and now Mark Lotto, formerly a New York Times op-ed staff editor, is moving to GQ to become a senior editor, WWD reports.

The announcement of Lotto’s departure comes merely three months after Times op-ed co editor David Shipley left for Bloomberg.

While the Times certainly seems to be shedding journalists today, GQ is taking them on. The magazine has also hired Jonathan Wilde from Men’s Journal as a senior editor, Donovan Hohn from Harper’s is to become the new features editor, and Lauren Bans has already left her recent position at The Daily to be an associate editor. Finally, as we announced yesterday,  Lance Lin, a public relations director for men’s wear at Polo Ralph Lauren, will be starting as the new GQ fashion editor on April 4.