Stephanie Mehta has been promoted from executive editor, technology and Washington coverage, to deputy managing editor of Fortune. Mehta has been with Fortune since 2000, when she joined the magazine as a senior writer. She was bumped up to assistant managing editor in 2008, then executive editor in 2010.
“Stephanie helps steer the overall editorial direction of the magazine with great news sense and sophistication, and is a much sought-after mentor to writers and reporters from the most senior to the most junior,” wrote Martha Nelson
, Time Inc.’s editor-in-chief, in a memo announcing the promotion. “Stephanie is everyone’s favorite colleague,” added Fortune’
s managing editor, Andy Serwer
, in the note. “It’s remarkable that someone who does so much is so gracious and generous too.”
The full announcement from Nelson is below.