RD Recap: New Hires at Wired; Former FishbowlDC Editor to Edit Politico Magazine

The latest media hirings and firings

The exodus from The New Republic continues, with five staffers walking out the door, including chief operating officer Sloan Eddleston and production director Trina Robertson. Design director Erick Fletes, communications director Annie Augustine and story editor James Burnett are also leaving. However, there were a couple of additions to the mag, including Theodore Ross as features director and Paul Biboud-Lubeck, who will oversee finance and operations. “Paul was made for this job — he as been head of finance and operations at Valrhona Chocolate, the chocolatier where he has been for seven years helping run a large and complex business,” a memo from CEO Guy Vidra reads. Is this the last of the changes? We’ll see…

Wired makes a host of moves, adding The Verge’s David Pierce as senior writer and Jason Tanz as editor-at-large. Additionally, Robert Capps is the new head of editorial and former Wired.com editor Mark McClusky will oversee operations, with Mark Robinson and Joe Brown taking on executive editor titles… Michael Lawton joins Fortune as creative director. He had been design director at Popular MechanicsJulia Edelstein is the new health editor at Good Housekeeping, joining from Real Simple, where she held the same position… Read More

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