Hearst Magazines Announces Autos Group Hires, Silke Carty Car And Driver Editor in Chief
Sharon Silke Carty is the new editor-in-chief of enthusiast publication Car and Driver, among the new hires at Hearst Magazines' Autos Group, which also includes Road & Track and all automotive editorial, sales and marketing functions for Hearst Magazines.
Hearst Turns to FreeWheel for OTT Video Ad Solution
Hearst Television, the Hearst subsidiary that owns and operates TV and radio stations in 26 markets, is tapping Comcast’s FreeWheel for its over-the-top video advertising solution.
More on The Nation, The New Republic Appoint New Editors in Chief
"This week saw the appointment of top editors at two left-leaning thought leader publications as they gear up for the 2020 election fray." writes Keith Kelly.
"A Builder and Fixer:" New Gizmodo Boss Jim Spanfeller Is an Old School Digital Media Vet
Industry observers said that Spanfeller, a veteran media executive who, years after a successful career in magazines, built a leading digital presence for Forbes and led a pair of digital-native sites, The Daily Meal and The Active Times, to acquisition, had all the qualities that would make him attractive to a private equity firm looking to turn around a media property.
Apple to Shutter Texture for News+ app, Leave Android Users out of Luck
"After paying at least $485 million, Apple said it will shut down Texture, its online magazine subscription service on May 28 now that it’s being replaced with the newly unveiled Apple News Plus." reports Keith Kelly.
Bustle Founding Editor in Chief Kate Ward to Exit After 6 Years
“In 2013, I joined a start-up in the hopes of creating a new digital publication that would disrupt the industry while amplifying women’s voices,” Ward wrote on her Instagram account Tuesday. “Now, six years later, I’ve not only watched that brand enrich the lives of 50 million+ readers monthly, but I’ve also had the privilege of launching, re-launching, and growing four other incredible brands, reaching a total of 80 million+ monthly readers.”
Michelle Buteau Headlines Pop-Up Magazine in Brooklyn
The renowned “live magazine” announced it would return to the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House on May 29 for its upcoming 2019 Spring issue tour in a press release on Tuesday.