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Marie Claire Appoints Two to Editorial Positions.

– Kayla Webley Named Senior Editor –
Courtney Weinblatt Named Market Director –

NEW YORK, NY (June 4, 2013) – Anne Fulenwider, editor-in-chief of Marie Claire, today announced two new hires to the magazine’s editorial staff. Kayla Webley has joined as senior editor and Courtney Weinblatt has been named market director.

Kayla Webley comes to Marie Claire from TIME, where she has been a writer since January 2010, reporting feature stories for the magazine on innovations in education, international adoption, and school bullying as well as contributing to the “TIME 100” and “Person of the Year” special issues. In her new role, effective June 24, Webley will be responsible for editing and writing features. Prior to her career at TIME in New York, she completed a fellowship sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation and Knight Foundation, and was part of the team based in Hong Kong. 

Courtney Weinblatt is making her return to the magazine on June 5 as market director. She was previously Marie Claire’s senior market editor from October 2010 to October 2012 before joining as fashion director, where she rebranded the site’s identity, conceived and styled all editorial content and brokered partnerships with leading contemporary brands. Earlier in her career, Weinblatt held fashion positions at Harper’s Bazaar and T: The New York Times Style Magazine.

About Marie Claire
Marie Claire (, a joint venture between Hearst Magazines and Marie Claire Album, is the fashion magazine with character, substance, and depth, for women with a point of view, an opinion, and a sense of humor. Each issue is edited for a sexy, stylish, confident woman who is never afraid to make intelligence a part of her wardrobe.  A culturally relevant experience, Marie Claire is published in 35 countries and is read by more than 15 million worldwide. The magazine was founded in 1937 by French industrialist Jean Prouvost, whose goal was to present the realities of life mixed with fashion and beauty coverage. The American edition is published by Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst Corporation, one of the nation’s largest diversified media and information companies. With 20 titles in the U.S., Hearst is the leading publisher of monthly magazines in terms of total paid circulation (ABC 2012) and reaches 82 million adults (Spring 2013 MRI gfk). Follow Marie Claire on Twitter at @marieclaire. 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013