GQ has named Kevin Sintumuang multimedia editor. Sintumuang comes to GQ from The Wall Street Journal, where he was features editor for its “Off Duty” section. Also at GQ, Ted Stafford has been promoted to fashion market director, and Will Welch has been promoted to senior editor, style. (Fishbowl NY)
CELEBUZZ has made several staffing changes. Executive editor of CELEBUZZ, Joseph Kapsch, has announced he is leaving his New York post. Meanwhile, Kristin Koch, formerly senior editor of style at XO Group, has been named senior editor. She also previously contributed to Vanity Fair and iVillage. Todd Gilchrist, who most recently worked for The Hollywood Reporter, is the new senior editor of film. And in New York, Lee Hernandez has joined CELEBUZZ from The Huffington Post, where he was a staff editor. His official new title is senior staff editor. (FishbowlLA)
Dirk Barnett, the man behind Newsweek’s look for the last two years, is leaving to become creative director of The New Republic. Barnett is widely respected in the design world, so this is a significant hire for TNR. Politico reports that Lindsay Ballant will succeed Barnett at Newsweek. (FishbowlNY)
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