Lynne Palazzi has joined Hearst Magazines as an Editorial Recruiter. Prior to Hearst she contributed to a variety of titles, including Country Living, Life.com and The Huffington Post. She has also been an editor at Budget Living, Us Weekly, and Time Out New York.

At Hearst Palazzi will report to Eliot Kaplan, the Executive Director of Talent Acquisition. She will focus on recruiting entry and mid-level editorial positions.

“Lynne has a great instinct and strong contacts in the industry,” said Kaplan. “Her 20 years of experience as a writer and editor at many top-quality publications makes her a perfect fit for this position and we are happy to have her on board.”

Palazzi begins her new post on January 23.