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Hunter Lewis Named Editor of Cooking Light

Time Inc. has named Hunter Lewis editor Cooking Light. Lewis had most recently served as executive editor of Southern Living since 2012. Prior to that, he was food editor of Bon Appétit and kitchen director of Saveur. 

“Hunter has rich experience spanning both journalism and the culinary world, as well as a profound skill for translating storytelling to digital, social and event platforms,” said Evelyn Webster, Time Inc.’s executive VP, in a statement. “His vision, talent and passion will take Cooking Light and its expanded offerings to the next level.”

Lewis — who starts September 22 — is succeeding Scott Mowbray, who is retiring after 17 years with Time Inc.

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Cooking Light Names Two New Columnists

Cooking Light has added two new columnists: Rozanne Gold and Naomi Duguid. Gold is a four-time James Beard award-winning chef and cookbook author. Duguid is an award-winning cookbook author as well and a well-known food historian.

Gold will pen a column titled “Radically Simple Cooking,” which explores making quality meals in the easiest ways. “Global Pantry,” Duguid’s column, will discuss how to incorporate exotic ingredients into meals. They will alternate monthly, with Gold’s first column debuting in May’s issue, available tomorrow.

“Rozanne Gold and Naomi Duguid are two very well-respected figures in the food world and their new columns will offer recipes and advice to inspire home cooks to be more adventurous in their everyday cooking,” said Cooking Light’s Editor-in-Chief, Scott Mowbray.

Former Cooking Light SVP Chris Allen Named Publisher Of Country Living

October 2009 Cover.jpgHearst Magazines today announced the appointment of Chris Allen as vice president/publisher of Country Living magazine — America’s bestselling shelter magazine on newsstands.

Allen, formerly of Time Inc.‘s Cooking Light, is replacing Steve Grune, who is making a move into Hearst’s Integrated Media group.

Allen previously worked for 17 years at Cooking Light, as associate publisher and then senior vice president, publisher. He has also worked at People, Yachting magazine, Cruising World magazine and New England Monthly.

Also today, there were reports of editorial change at Allen’s former home Cooking Light. The Media of Birmingham blog reported that editor-in-chief Mary Kay Culpepper will be departing the Southern Progress publication on October 1, to be replaced by Scott Mowbray, who has been working as executive editor Time Inc.’s Lifestyle Group since this spring.

A Time Inc. publicist confirmed Culpepper’s move to FishbowlNY, adding that she will be starting a creativity studies graduate program in New York next spring. Cooking Light has also recently undergone a redesign. The revamped magazine hit newsstands August 25.