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Quartz, NY Observer Add to Teams

A few Revolving Door items for you this early afternoon, involving Quartz and The New York Observer. Details are below.

    • Quartz has named Heather Landy global news editor and Indrani Sen deputy news editor. Landy comes to Quartz from American Banker magazine, where she served as editor-in-chief. Sen has served in her role on an interim basis while Roya Wolverson was on maternity leave.
    • Alexandra Peers is rejoining the Observer as culture editor. In her previous stint with the paper, Peers helped expand its arts coverage. She comes to the Observer from Flyer Labs, where she served as executive director of content and strategy.
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Roya Wolverson Goes to Quartz

Roya Wolverson is leaving Time for The Atlantic’s business site, Quartz. She was most recently Time’s global business editor. Prior to her role at Time, Wolverson was a writer for CFR.org and before that, a reporter for SmartMoney.

At Quartz, Wolverson will be editing and contributing content. A release explained that Wolverson joining the site “underscores our continued commitment to doing creative journalism of ever-greater quality and quantity.”

Wolverson starts at Quartz on May 6.

Time.com Launches Business Vertical

Time.com has expanded once again, this time launching Time Business. The vertical will be overseen by Moneyland founding Scott Medintz and cover Wall Street, trends, breaking news, small businesses, Fortune 500 companies and much more.

Other names you’ll see popping up on Time Business include Sam GustinChristopher Matthews, Stephen Gandel, Roya Wolverson, Michael Schuman, Bill Saporito and Rana Foroohar.

Time’com’s new Managing Editor, Catherine Sharick, said in an internal memo announcing the site, “Time Business is just the latest launch in Time.com’s successful vertical strategy. The growing array of compelling subject specific mini-sites, including Ideas, Entertainment, Newsfeed and Lightbox, helped drive double digit traffic growth in 2011.”