The shape of the publishing landscape continues to evolve, according to a report by Alliance Audited Media. Magazine subscriptions and newsstands sales are still plummeting this year, but the bright side is that digital subscriptions are on the rise.
Valerie Salembier, formerly publisher at Town & Country, has been named assistant deputy commissioner in the public information office at the New York Police Department…Robin Givhan, formerly contributing editor at The Daily Beast/Newsweek, has been named fashion critic at New York’s The Cut…Liza Darwin, formerly associate editor at MTV Style, has been named senior web editor at NYLON…
Joanna Coles has poached Shopbop.com’s head stylist Aya Kanai to fill the Cosmopolitan fashion director seat. The gig has been vacant since last month when Michelle McCool stepped down after 10 years in the role amid staff shuffles to pursue fashion consulting opportunities. Previously, Kanai held positions as senior fashion editor at Teen Vogue and fashion director at NYLON. She’s also worked as a freelance fashion stylist and creative consultant since 2009 for brands like Cole Haan, Target, Microsoft, Victoriaâ€™s Secret, Bloomingdale’s, and Macy’s as well as editorial clients like Teen Vogue, Lula, Foam, The Block, Tank, and Dossier.