RD Recap: Layoffs at Time Inc.; Organic Life Staffs Up

The latest media hirings and firings

The cuts continue to emerge from Time Inc. Last week, we heard about Sports Illustrated’s decision to lay off the six remaining staff photographers in favor of freelance labor. Now, All You loses editor Nina Willdorf, who joined the publication in 2012 and jumped to the top spot last year. Suzanne Quint, the magazine’s publisher, is also out. Meanwhile, InStyle parts ways with at least six staffers and People says goodbye to at least one. “Since Joe Ripp became CEO, Time Inc. has been fundamentally re-engineering our business, including rightsizing in some areas and investing in others,” a spokeswoman tells Keith Kelly. “We are in a constant state of recalibration.”…

Rodale’s new Organic Life magazine, expected to debut in April, hires a host of new staffers. FormerĀ Saveur staffers Betsy Andrews and Karen Shimizu sign on as editor-at-large and deputy editor, respectively, while author Tracie MacMillan joins as political editor. The magazine also recruits about a dozen more new staffers, including creative director Chris Gangi and garden editor Doug Hall… Emmis Publishing president Elynn Russell retires, with Cincinnati president and publisher John Lunn filling the spot. Texas Monthly publisherĀ Amy Updegrove resigns in a move that many think was forced by higher ups in the company… The New York Times Magazine snags formerĀ New Republic senior editor Julia Ioffe as a contributing writer. Meanwhile, TNR lands Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig as a staff writer. She’ll handle the religion beat… New York poaches Jaime Fuller from the Washington Post’s The Fix blog to write for New York’s Daily Intelligencer blog. TheĀ Post also loses Noah Kotch, who had been video director for two weeks… Read More

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