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May 18, 2015: Jack Smith IV has been named staff writer at Mic. He had been senior reporter at the New York Observer. (mb)

April 6, 2015: Jamie Peck has been named staff writer at Death and Taxes. She had been a freelance contributor. (mb)

November 19, 2014: Jimmy Soni has been named social media consultant at the New York Observer. He had been managing editor at The Huffington Post. (FishbowlNY)

July 24, 2014: Alexandra Peers has been named culture editor at The New York Observer. She had been executive director of content and strategy at Flyer Labs. (FishbowlNY)

June 27, 2014: Sarah Douglas has been named editor-in-chief at ARTnews. She had been cultural editor at The New York Observer. (mb)

May 16, 2013: Ben Widdicombe has been named contributing editor at The New York Observer. He will continue as EIC at Gilt City. (FishbowlNY)

April 12, 2013: Nitasha Tiku has been named senior writer at Gawker. She had been editor of BetaBeat at The New York Observer. (FishbowlNY)

February 12, 2013: Jim Hanas has been named director of audience development at HarperCollins. He had been social media editor at The New York Observer. (GalleyCat)

October 22, 2012: Faye Penn has been named executive editor at The New York Observer. She had been founder at Brokelyn.com. (FishbowlNY)

October 22, 2012: Emily Anne Epstein has been named managing editor at The New York Observer. She had been online reporter at The Daily Mail. (FishbowlNY)

September 24, 2012: Noam S. Cohen has been named copy chief at The New York Observer. He had been a copy editor at The Daily. (mb)

September 7, 2012: Foster Kamer has been named senior editor at Complex. He had been senior editor at The New York Observer. (FishbowlNY)

August 2, 2012: Elizabeth Spiers has been named consultant at Observer Media Group. She had been editor-in-chief and editorial director at The New York Observer. (FishbowlNY)

September 19, 2011: Hunter Walker has been named politics writer at The New York Observer. He had been reporter at The Daily. (release)

September 15, 2011: Megan McCarthy has been named news editor at The New York Observer. She had been founder at Mediagazer. (release)

May 17, 2011: Aaron Gell has been named online managing editor at The New York Observer. He had been executive editor there. (FBNY)

May 17, 2011: Reid Pillifant has been named features editor at The New York Observer. He had been staff writer there. (FBNY)

May 17, 2011: Michael Miller will cover the arts at The New York Observer. He had been writer for the Bookish column at thirteen.org.

May 17, 2011: Nitasha Tiku has been named technology reporter at The New York Observer. She had been writer at Daily Intel. (FBNY)

May 17, 2011: Brian Gallagher has been named deputy editor at The New York Observer. He had been managing editor at Gilt Groupe. (FBNY)

April 22, 2011: Sarah Douglas has been named culture editor at The New York Observer. She had been staff writer at Art+Auction. (FBNY)

March 21, 2011: Foster Kamer has been named senior editor and Wall Street reporter at The New York Observer. He had been features writer at Esquire. (FBNY)

February 15, 2011: Azi Paybarah has been named reporter at The New York Observer. He had been writer at WNYC's Empire blog. (FBNY)

February 4, 2011: Elizabeth Spiers has been named editor-in-chief at The New York Observer. She had been a media consultant. (NY Observer)

January 19, 2011: Emily Witt has been named Wall Street reporter at The New York Observer. She had been a freelance writer. (FBNY)

November 30, 2010: Kat Stoeffel has been named online staff writer at The New York Observer. She had been an intern there. (WebNewser)

October 19, 2010: Zeke Turner has been named real estate writer at The New York Observer. He had been media writer there. (FBNY)

May 13, 2010: Christian Lorentzen has been named senior editor at The New York Observer. He had been senior editor at Harper's. (FBNY)

April 27, 2010: Una LaMarche has been named managing editor at The New York Observer. She had been managing editor at BlackBook. (FBNY)

April 16, 2010: Zeke Turner has been named media reporter at The New York Observer. He had been weekend editor at Mediaite. (The Village Voice)

April 13, 2010: Lee Siegel has been named business and culture columnist at The New York Observer. (FBNY)

March 12, 2010: David Gursky has been named vice president of sales and marketing at The New York Observer. He had been vice president and group publisher at Louise Blouin Media. (release)

March 12, 2010: Alexandra Peers has been named editor-at-large at The New York Observer. She had been writer at The Wall Street Journal. (release)

January 4, 2010: Max Abelson has been named Wall Street reporter at The New York Observer. He had been real estate reporter there. (mb)

May 28, 2009: Tom McGeveran has been named interim editor at The New York Observer. He had been deputy editor there. (NYO)

March 3, 2009: Christopher Barnes has been named president at New York Observer Media. He had been publisher and co-founder at amNewYork. (mb)

July 22, 2008: John Vorwald has been named managing editor of observer.com at The New York Observer. He had been online senior editor there. (mb)

July 7, 2006: Gabriel Sherman has been named staff writer at Condé Nast Portfolio. He had been a media reporter at The New York Observer. (New York Post)