(NEW YORK) Jo Piazza, formerly senior digital editor at Current TV, has been named executive news director at In Touch and Life & Style.
Steve Swartz, formerly chief operating officer at Hearst Corporation, has been named chief executive officer at the company.
Robby Melvin, formerly owner of Salt Fine Catering, has been named test kitchen director at Southern Living.
Whitney Wright, formerly senior editor and site merchandising manager at Gilt Home and Gilt Taste, has been named deputy food director at Southern Living.
Mike Conklin, formerly music editor at The L Magazine, has been named editor-in-chief of the publication; he will hold the same title at Brooklyn Magazine.
Jonny Diamond, formerly editor-in-chief of The L Magazine and Brooklyn Magazine, has left the publications.
Meredith Turits, formerly associate online editor at Glamour, has been named senior editor at a new women’s website launching this summer.
Michelle Adams, formerly founder and editor-in-chief of Lonny, has left the publication.
Irene Edwards, formerly executive editor at Lonny, has been named editor-in-chief at the publication.
Mark Holcomb, formerly senior account executive at LaForce + Stevens, has been named account director at Starworks Group.
Annie Atkinson, formerly stylist at Michael Kors, has left the company to start beauty blog She’s In The Glow.
Molly Biscone, formerly senior PR manager at MaxMara, has been named PR director for North America at the company.
Courtney O’Rourke, formerly freelance fashion stylist at Vanity Fair, has been named PR assistant at Max Mara.
Benjamin Rousseau, formerly PR and marketing coordinator at Carlos Miele, has been named senior account executive at C&M Media.
Jennifer Pagano, formerly account coordinator at HL Group, has been named PR coordinator at StyleCaster.
Celia Atassi, formerly senior account executive in the consumer/lifestyle division at EFG :: Entertainment Fusion Group, has been named consumer & lifestyle PR manager at the company.
Mikaila Koenig, formerly PR manager at The Adoni Group, has left the company.
Tina Yaghjian, formerly account coordinator at HL Group, has left the company.
Marianna Biela, formerly PR and events coordinator at La Perla, has left the company.
Molly Hainline, formerly senior account executive at The Bromley Group, has been named senior account executive at Margo Siegel PR.
ShopPR announces its representation of Vichy Laboratoires.
Brandstyle Communications announces its representation of Abi Ferrin, Top Brewer, and Ironox.
BPCM L.A. announces its representation of VMT for U.S. PR and celebrity services and The Shops at Crystals for U.S. PR.