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The New Recruits: October 9, 2015

Friday, October 9, 2015

After Josh Tyrangiel's recent exit from Bloomberg, Ellen Pollock just announced that Brad Wieners has been named deputy editor of Bloomberg Businessweek. Brad was previously executive editor, joining the magazine back in 2011, after stints at Men's Journal, National Geographic Adventure, Outside and Wired.

Here are the rest of this week's new recruits:
  • Wolfgang Blau is headed to Condé Nast to be chief digital officer of the magazine company's international expansion. Blau is currently executive director of digital strategy for The Guardian.
  • Kellie Gould joined XO group as editor-in-chief. Gould is the co-founder of She & Me, a content strategy and development company, and was also the senior VP and EIC of iVillage (later sold to NBCU).
  • Newsweek beefed up its staff with three new hires. Kevin Dolak joins as executive editor of digital, Seung Lee joins as technology reporter and Helen Russell joins as production manager. 
  • Vincent Errico has been named chief digital officer at Trusted Media Brands (formerly Reader's Digest Association.)
  • Time Inc.'s Sports Illustrated named Alex Prewitt as staff writer. Prewitt was previously a Washington Post writer.
  • TIME announced a slew of new hires and promotions this week: Bryan Walsh is the new international editor; Jarod Malsin is new Middle East bureau chief; Katy Steinmetz is promoted to San Fransisco bureau chief; Claire Howorth becomes editorial director of TIME ideas; Chelsea Matiash joins from The Wall Street Journal as editor, multimedia; Myles Little is promoted to senior photo editor; Mikko Takkunen becomes international photo editor for; Tyler Borchers is promoted to senior audience strategy editor; Ashley Ross becomes a newsfeed editor and culture writer; Kenneth Bachor joins as associate photo editor; Josh Raab becomes an associate photo editor; Emily Straus joins as associate partnerships editor; Eliza Castro joins as photo and art coordinator.

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