Lucky Breaks: Where Did the Glossy’s Staff Go?
Lucky staffers were dealt a rough hand when the mag shut down its print ops, and it had been a game of masthead musical chairs even before then. So, where did all the staffers go? Luckily, almost all of them have found new homes, and we’ve tracked them down for you. Here, in no particular order, “The Daily Media: Lucky.”
Eva Chen, formerly editor in chief at Lucky, is currently head of fashion partnerships at Instagram.
Katia Kuethe, formerly creative director at Lucky, is currently creative director of marketing at Abercrombie & Fitch.
Alexis Bryan Morgan, formerly executive fashion director at Lucky, is currently fashion director at Rent The Runway.
Gillian Gorman Round, formerly president at The Lucky Group, is currently CEO of her own company, The Round House.
Elle Strauss, formerly fashion & style director at Shopbop and before that the senior fashion editor at Lucky, is currently head of the fashion team at Brides.
James Morris, formerly director of photography at Lucky, is currently director of photography at Marie Claire.
Annie Tomlin, formerly digital beauty director at Lucky, has been named beauty director at Self.
Jean Godfrey June, formerly editor at large at Lucky, is currently a freelance writer (WSJ magazine, One King’s Lane, Town & Country, Marie Claire, Teen Vogue, VF.com, The Cut, Goop, The Estée Edit) and an editorial and brand consultant (Estée Lauder, Proctor & Gamble, Coty, Unilever).
Joane Amay, formerly senior credits editor at Lucky, is currently beauty editor at Uptown.
Bridget Buckley, formerly bookings director at Lucky, is currently director of casting and talent partnerships at Matchbook Company.
Lynette Pone McIntyre, formerly market director at Lucky, is currently a freelance fashion market director/stylist/brand consultant.
Hayley Phelan, formerly fashion features editor at Lucky, is currently a freelance writer (Vogue, Teen Vogue, an Into The Gloss).
Jenna Gottlieb, formerly fashion features editor at Lucky, is currently editor at Shopbop and East Dane.
Noelle Sciacca, formerly market editor at Lucky, is currently fashion reporter at Mashable.
Donna Sollecito, formerly production director at Lucky, is currently a freelance production consultant (Organic Life, GQ).
Jana Gale, formerly senior creative director, advertising, at The Lucky Group, is currently executive creative director, group marketing, at Hearst Men’s Group.
Becca Blasdel, formerly special sections assistant at Lucky, is currently home assistant at Real Simple.
Whitney Feldmann, formerly junior fashion market editor at Lucky, is currently accessories editor at Vogue.
Chantal Fernandez, formerly editorial assistant at Lucky, is currently associate editor at Fashionista.
Jamie Balder, formerly freelance accessories assistant at Lucky, is currently PR assistant at Starworks Group.
Liz Kiernan, formerly special sections director at Lucky, is currently an editorial consultant.