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Posts Tagged ‘Tim Fernholz’

Atlantic Media’s Quartz Adds Four

Quartz, the soon-to-launch business site from Atlantic Media, has made four new hires.

  • S. Mitra Kalita is joining the site as commentary editor. Kalita comes to Quartz from The Wall Street Journal, where she has worked since 2008, most recently as senior special writer, covering housing and the economy.
  • Steve LeVine comes to Quartz from Foreign Policy. LeVine will be a Washington correspondent for the site. LeVine previously worked for Businessweek and The Wall Street Journal.
  • Euny Hong has been named the lifestyle editor of Quartz. Hong was most recently the news editor for France 24, France’s 24-hour news network. Before that, she worked as a freelance journalist, and her work can be seen in publications such as The New York TimesThe Boston GlobeThe Washington Post and The Financial Times.
  • Tim Fernholz joins Quartz from GOOD, where he was the business editor. Before that he was a lead writer for National Journal.
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Good Magazine’s Editorial Department Decimated by Layoffs

Bad news for Good readers – The bulk of the Los Angeles-based magazine’s editorial staff was laid off today. According to Poynter, those handed pink slips include executive editor Ann Friedman, managing editor Megan Greenwell, senior editor Cord Jefferson, lifestyle editor Amanda Hess, business editor Tim Fernholz, and associate editor Nona Willis Aronowitz. Wylie Overstreet stated on Twitter that he was leaving voluntarily.

Last night Good magazine threw a launch party for their latest issue, and it may have been a last hurrah. How can they publish without a staff? The company has released no statement about the layoffs, just a vague tweet at 7:57 this evening, several hours after the news broke:

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