Nancy Gibbs, Time’s First Female Editor-in-Chief, Steps Down | On the Move — 9.13.17

Garage Magazine taps a new editor-in-chief, a former Snapchat executive joins Nylon Media as president, and more…


Nancy GibbsTime’s first female editor-in-chief, announced yesterday that she is stepping down after 32 years with the publication, continuing as editorial director of the company’s news group through the end of the year.

Gibbs leaves Time in a period of recent top magazine editorial departures, including Vanity Fair’Graydon Carter and Elle’s Robbie Myers just this month.

“I hear from readers every day about the value they place in our fairness, our attitude of critical optimism, our faith in the possibility of progress, even as we follow Walter Lippmann’s highest law of journalism, to “tell the truth and shame the devil,” Gibbs said in a memo to the Time Inc. staff. “And as excited as I am about writing my own next chapter, I will never stop being your most devoted reader.”


Zooey Purdy on the move time incHere’s who else is on the move this week…

Garage magazine has named Mark Guiducci editor-in-chief. Joining the publication from Vogue where he most recently served as arts director, Guiducci replaces Thessaly La Force, who left for The New York Times’ T Magazine as features director after less than a year.

Time Inc. has appointed Lenore Moritz as vice president, publicity for the organization’s video and television divisions. Moritz most recently served as vice president of communications at Viacom.

Nylon Media has named Evan Luzzatto president. Luzzatto joins the company from Snapchat, where he served as business development lead.

Code and Theory has hired Zooey Purdy (pictured) as a senior strategist. Purdy joins the organization from Refinery29, where she most recently served as senior product manager.

Ruth Reichl has joined Town & Country as contributing editor, with her column debuting in the October issue on newsstands next week, according to a report from WWD.

National Geographic Partners has announced two new additions. David Miller has been hired as senior vice president and general manager,, and Kyle Christensen has been named vice president of channel social and digital Strategy. Miller formerly worked as vice president of product management at AOL, while Christensen joins the company from Netflix.

Condé Nast has appointed two new senior sales team executives. Lisa Green has been named vice president of fashion and luxury, joining from Google, where she most recently worked as head of industry, fashion and luxury. Additionally, Steven DeMain has been named vice president of video sales, joining the organization from Whipser, where he most recently served as senior vice president of revenue.

Meredith Corporation has promoted Tiffany Ehasz to publisher of EatingWell magazine. Most recently, she served as the food/packaged goods director at Rachael Ray Every Day.

Garden & Gun has appointed Chris Kraft as digital director. Kraft joins the publication from Runner’s World, where he most recently served as site director for

AMG/Parade has named Cathy Cavender as vice president/managing editorial director of Athlon Special Interest Media. In her role, she will oversee over 60 issues within the decorating, gardening and women’s lifestyle group, as well as special interest magazines.



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