This week, there was not a lot of movement between different publications, but some major internal changes to report on. There must be some happy editors out there because everyone got promoted!
Allure announced three major promotions this week: Kristen Perotta, formerly editorial projects director and beauty director, has been named executive editor. Jillian Mackenzie, formerly deputy editor is now features director/deputy editor. Amy Keller Laird, formerly beauty director, is now deputy editor/beauty director.
At the New York Times, contributing writer Jeremy Peters was promoted to magazine reporter and Stephanie Clifford went from advertising and marketing reporter to reporter, retail coverage.
At Essence, Elliana Placas was promoted from contributing fashion director to fashion director. Essence found a new senior beauty editor in Tasha Turner, formerly the senior beauty director, special issues, at InStyle.
At People Style Watch, Cassady Nordeen was promoted from fashion assistant to associate fashion editor and Regina Gardiner from accessories editor to senior accessories editor.
At Women’s Health, Liza Collis moved from associate fashion market editor to fashion market editor, replacing Thea Palad who is now senior fashion editor.
At Glamour, Marina Khidekel, who used to freelance, was named articles editor, health.
Of course, there has been some movement. Gay Morris Empson, one of the founding members of Child magazine, was named fashion director at Parenting. She will also stay on as fashion director at Working Mother.
Alyse Wax, formerly a freelancer at Hollywood.com, is now fashion writer at USA Network’s new Character Blog.
Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., publishers of the Elle franchise, named Lisa Hagendorf as director of corporate communications. Previously, she was vice president of public relations at Zinio.
Finally, Sonia Lowe, formerly managing editor at Fit Parent, has been named fashion editor at Anokhi.