(NEW YORK) Laura Brounstein, formerly editorial director for the Teen Group at Bauer Publishing, has been named special projects director at Cosmopolitan.
Piper Weiss, formerly senior features editor at Yahoo! Shine, has been named executive editor of news at Refinery29.
Neha Gandhi, formerly deputy editor at Refinery29, has been named executive editor of features at the publication.
Lynden Volpe, formerly beauty assistant at Vanity Fair, has been named junior strategist at Momentum Worldwide.
Kristen Elliott, formerly group editor at of women’s lifestyle group at American Media Inc., has left the company.
Nicole Marie Melton, formerly associate beauty editor at Essence, has left to pursue freelance opportunities.
Ira Melnitsky, formerly president of the Home and Better Handbag divisions of LF USA, has been named CEO of Tourneau, LLC.
Stephanie Ketty, formerly director of photography at Billy Farrell Agency, has been named director of sales and marketing at the company.
Sara Pendleton, formerly senior account manager at HL Group, has left the company.
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LaForce + Stevens announces its representation of Haspel.
People’s Revolution announces its representation of JARDINE.
THINK PR announces its representation of Loom Décor.
Full Picture announces its representation of Skylark.
Moderne Press announces the representation of Christina Jervey Jewelry.
KMR Communications announces its representation of Michael Todd True Organics.
The Woods & Co announces its representation of 2XU North America.
Poke PR announces its representation of Dr. Shirley Madhere M.D., P.C.