Media

  • Alexandra Ilyashov | March 3, 2015

    Digitally Remastered: A Sitdown With Hearst’s Troy Young

    In case you missed it in our print issues…The future of online media might mystify most media executives, but Troy Young, president of digital at Hearst Magazines, has it all figured out. Since joining in May 2013 from Say Media, the techy Canuck has shaken up the status quo: tripling traffic (at Cosmo), 86ing old-school

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  • Dena Silver | March 2, 2015

    Encore, Encore! Have You Devoured The Latest Daily Media?

    With plenty of runway reviews to catch up on, have you kept tabs on the latest media shuffles? Your Daily certainly has, and we’ve got a few exciting changes of our own to discuss, too. Who did Condé Nast Traveler tap as deputy editor? Which editors at People and GQ got promoted? Which Hermès CEO got a new title? Where

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  • Dena Silver | February 27, 2015

    The Daily Media: 30 Moves To Discuss

    Mark Tevis, formerly luxury goods director at The Daily Front Row, has been named associate publisher at the publication. Lottie Oakley, currently president at Haralux, has been retained as publishing services and special projects agency at The Daily Front Row. Dayna Zegarelli has been named West Coast sales director at The Daily Front Row. Candice

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  • Dena Silver | February 25, 2015

    Condé Nast Shuttered Blog Platform NowManifest

    Bloggers under the NowManifest umbrella will have to seek solace elsewhere: The Condé Nast-owned platform, which hosted blogs by the likes of BryanBoy, Derek Blasberg, Anna Dello Russo, and Susie Bubble, has been shuttered, according to a report by The Business of Fashion. So what does this mean for the slew of influential bloggers? They’ll have

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  • Eddie Roche | February 24, 2015

    Exclusive: Former NYLON Associate Publisher Karim Abay Makes His Next Move

    Former NYLON associate publisher Karim Abay, who resigned from the publication in May after nearly a decade, has found his next gig. PAPER has announced that Abay will become their senior vice president of sales and marketing and associate publisher. In his new role, he will oversee business development and marketing for PAPER, Papermag.com, as well

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  • Eddie Roche | February 24, 2015

    Ask The Newsstand Guy!

    Ready for some quality chit-chat with our old pal Manish Golchha from 37th Street’s Magazine Café? Who’s selling? Who’s too skinny? Who should have been cast as Christian Grey? Our man-at-the-’stand expert has all the answers. Nice to see you! What are you wearing today? A Calvin Klein sweater, Louis Vuitton belt, and Cole Haan shoes.

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  • Dena Silver | February 24, 2015

    Lisa Armstrong, The Telegraph’s Strong Arm

    Lisa Armstrong serves as the resounding voice of reason over the London fashion realm, which she surveys from her perch as fashion director at The Daily Telegraph. So does she like what she’s seeing?  The Telegraph was hit with a massive round of layoffs this past October. How were you affected? We lost a few

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  • Dena Silver | February 20, 2015

    The Daily Media: 44 Moves To Discuss

    Thessaly LaForce, formerly editor at New York‘s “Seen” art blog, has been named senior editor at Travel + Leisure. Maura Egan, formerly senior editor at T: The New York Times Style Magazine, has been named editor-at-large at Travel + Leisure. Flora Stubbs, formerly senior editor at Vogue, has been named senior editor at Travel + Leisure.

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | February 16, 2015

    Condé Nast Traveler’s Fashion Director, Sarah Meikle, On Traveling In Style

    Sarah Meikle landed at Condé Nast Traveler in October as the rejiggered, wanderlust-inducing title’s new fashion director. Meikle dissects her stylish travel uniform, her new gig, and other chic matters over tea and ricotta toasts at one of her local haunts, Tribeca’s Smith & Mills. Backstory, please! I’ve been at fashion magazines my entire career,

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | February 16, 2015

    CR Fashion Book Hires Sheena Smith

    A new talent has joined Carine Roitfeld‘s chic glossy: Sheena Smith has been named market and beauty director at CR Fashion Book. Smith spent three and a half years at Teen Vogue, most recently as the petite glossy’s accessories director. From 2011 to April 2012, Smith was senior associate accessories editor at the publication. Prior to joining Teen

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | February 15, 2015

    Total Slideshow: A Sitdown With Style.com’s Dirk Standen

    Dirk Standen’s decade-long tenure at style.com happened by accident, but it’s been a lengthy stint that has rarely proven boring. Standen talked us through the site’s defunct seven-issue print mag, being an early arbiter of street style shots, and his new boss lady (hint: her name rhymes with Shmana Lintour). How did you end up

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | February 14, 2015

    The Daily’s Media Issue Is Here!

    Dishy, dishy! The Daily‘s Media Issue has arrived, and it’s particularly packed with delicious features this season. To wit: a slew of editors anonymously spilled about the perils (and the occasional perks) of native advertising, top talent recruiters let us grill them on what it really takes to get a covetable glossy gig, and we’ve analyzed Cathy Horyn‘s best morsels

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | February 14, 2015

    It Takes Two: Condé Nast Traveler’s Pilar Guzman And Vanity Fair’s Chris Mitchell

    Pilar Guzman, Condé Nast Traveler’s turnaround artist of an EIC, and husband Chris Mitchell, Vanity Fair’s newly minted VP and publisher, have hopscotched from Condé title to title—never in tandem—for more than a decade. We popped by their Park Slope brownstone to learn how they kill it in the glossy grind (without killing each other). 

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  • Peter Davis | February 14, 2015

    Elevating ELLE: Catching Up With Creative Director Alex Gonzalez

    He’s an industry veteran who has lent his golden touch to a wide array of glossies, from L’Uomo Vogue to Marie Claire. Now, Alex Gonzalez is tackling the world’s biggest fashion magazine as its new creative director, just in time for Elle’s 30th anniversary.  Does the March issue feel like it’s 100 percent Alex? I wouldn’t say that,

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  • Eddie Roche | February 10, 2015

    Dan Wakeford Becomes A PEOPLE Person

    Dan Wakeford will be joining PEOPLE as deputy editor, effective immediately. In a memo to staffers sent yesterday obtained by The Daily, editorial director Jess Cagle said: “Wakeford will oversee all human-interest, service, and royals content for the brand. Deputy editor JD Heyman will continue to oversee all entertainment content—including the Picks and Scoop sections, which

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | February 9, 2015

    New York Puts Joni Mitchell On Its Spring Fashion Issue

    The season of the seasoned leading lady continues! This time, it’s a cover cameo, not another campaign: Joni Mitchell fronts New York‘s biannual fashion issue. Check out the full feature here; Carl Swanson penned the story, and Mitchell was shot by Norman Jean Roy (who did that epic Harper’s Bazaar March subscriber cover of Rihanna cavorting in the mouth of a shark). The septuagenarian is

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  • Dena Silver | February 9, 2015

    Encore, Encore! Have You Devoured The Latest Daily Media?

    Between the Grammys’ tapis rouge and the latest roster of BAFTA winners, you may have forgotten to check on the most recent moves in the media realm. Fret not, we’ve got your recap, filled with all the details you need to know. Which mod got tapped for an editorial role at Refinery29? Who was chosen as the

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  • Alexandra Ilyashov | February 9, 2015

    LuckyShops.com Makes Its Debut Today

    There’s been six months of speculation about what Lucky‘s new e-comm standalone site would look like since the shopping glossy was spun off by Conde Nast into The Lucky Group, a new venture with BeachMint. The site, LuckyShops.com, has finally arrived. On tap for the blend of e-comm and edit content? Around 1,000 products from approximately 200 brands (Eva

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  • Dena Silver | February 6, 2015

    The Daily Media: 35 Moves To Discuss

    Elettra Wiedemann, currently model and founder at Impatient Foodie, has been named executive food editor at Refinery29. Sierra Tishgart, formerly associate editor at New York‘s Grub Street, has been named senior editor at the publication. Jim Windolf, formerly editor at M, has been named editor of Men’s Style at The New York Times. Henry Goldblatt, formerly

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  • Dena Silver | February 6, 2015

    Layoffs And Masthead Changes At Lucky

    On the eve of Lucky‘s imminent e-commerce foray (part of The Lucky Group, Condé’s new publishing venture with BeachMint), the glossy has announced a handful of editorial layoffs. Just shy of LuckyShops.com’s launch, which is slated for early next week, eight staffers have been let go. Production director Donna Sollecito is among the crop of laid-off staffers, along with two fashion assistants, two

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