The Daily Media: 51 Shifts to Discuss

by Kristen Heinzinger

Josh Gaynor, formerly vice president of communications at FENDI Americas, has been named vice president of brand marketing & communications at Bulgari Americas.

Clare Waight Keller, formerly creative director at Chloé, is leaving the company.

Jane Francisco, editor-in-chief at Good Housekeeping, has been named head of Hearst’s lifestyle group (Redbook, Good Housekeeping, and Woman’s Day).

Julia Cushman Curry, formerly account director at Paul Wilmot Communications, has been named senior manager, public relations at Kate Spade & Company.

Marcus Reynaga, formerly American fashion director at Esquire, has been named head of multicultural consumer and fashion vertical programs at iHeart Media.

Nicholas Thompson, formerly editor of, has been named editor-in-chief at Wired.

Scott Dadich, formerly editor-in-chief at Wired, has left the company.

Faye Brennan, formerly head of sex and dating at Elite Daily, has been named deputy editor at Cosmopolitan.

Kevin Wills, formerly managing director and CFO of AlixPartners LLP, has been named CFO at Coach.

Leah Tucker, formerly CEO at Color Me, has been named director of strategic sampling and e-commerce at Allure.

Khoa Nguyen, formerly wholesale director at Balenciaga, has been named senior vice president of sales and marketing at AEFFE USA.

James Taranto, formerly columnist at, has been named editorial features director at the Wall Street Journal.

Jason Zengerle, politics correspondent for GQ, has been named contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine.

Emily Thomson, formerly senior vice president at Leverage PR, has been named VP of PR at Demonstrate PR.

Amanda Greenberg, formerly managing director at HL Group, has been named director of global PR and communications at Nikki Beach Worldwide.

Andrew Richdale, formerly senior editor at AFAR Magazine, has been named deputy editor at Saveur.

Jenna Blackwell, formerly events manager at Purple PR, has been named PR manager at Alice + Olivia.

Keaton McGinty, formerly PR manager, women’s at Prada, has left the company.

Caitlin Johnson, formerly PR manager at ABC Carpet & Home, has left the company.

Cara Morrissey, formerly director, entertainment and experiences at SWG, has left the company.

Douglas Segal, formerly international sales manager at Dr. Martens, has been named brand director for the Americas at Palladium.

Amy Liu Schatt, formerly director marketing, business development and sales at Telestar Corporation, has been named marketing manager at Palladium.

Olivia Cuccaro, formerly marketing coordinator at Elite Traveler, has been named web editor.

Kourtney Sokmen, formerly publicist at Decades, has been named PR manager at Time Inc. Books.

Tori Loiacono, formerly senior PR coordinator at Jennifer Bett Communications, has been named associate PR manager.

Meredith Dyer, formerly assistant communications manager at BAUME & MERCIER, has left the company.

Zoë Batt Stern, formerly account coordinator at PR consulting, has been named PR coordinator at Barneys New York.

Jarred Denzel Keller, formerly account executive at Michele Marie PR, has been named senior account executive at Paul Wilmot Communications.

Sonia Hendrix, formerly PR manager at DL1961, has been named account executive at Linda Gaunt Communications.

Sogole Honarvar, formerly account executive at bluPRint PR, has been named vice president of marketing and PR at Rosetta Getty.

Michal Rubin, formerly director of PR at Ya Ya Publicity, has been named PR manager, accessories at SUCCARRA Media Group.



PR Consulting announces its representation of UBM Fashion.

Alison Brod Marketing & Communications announces its representation of Rachel Roy.

Tractenberg & Co. announces its representation of Eylure Cosmetics London.

Shadow announces its representation of Moroccanoil.

THINK PR announces its representation of Red Carter.

Bollare announces its representation of White Lilac Inc.

Alta Moda Communications announces its VIP representation of Vanessa Seward.

Jennifer Bett Communications announces its representation of Stella & Dot Family Brands.

Bollare announces its representation of Lorna Jane for their Santa Monica concept pop-up.

MAO PR announces its representation of DAMA and Allina Liu.

MMD Communications announces its representation of Sweat Cosmetics and Memebox.

Demonstrate PR announces its representation of Aloe Gloe and Exit Reality.

Shout PR announces its representation of Elle Mer.

Lawlor Media Group announces its representation of Il Gattopardo, The Leopard at des Artistes, and Mozzarella & Vino.

The Eighth Floor Communications announces its representation of Black Halo.

MCC Communications announces its representation of Graduate Hotels.

MMPR announces its representation of Lysse.

CodedPR announces its representation of Mazu Swim.

Wilhelmina announces its representation of Farren Fucci.


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