Bustle Names Emily Anne Epstein Executive Editor for News

She joins from The Atlantic

Bustle adds Emily Anne Epstein as executive editor, news. In this role, new for the publication as well as for Epstein, she will be responsible for managing Bustle’s breaking news, special features and news verticals, as well as developing content strategy for the publication.

“Since Bustle launched in 2013, we’ve been passionate about investing in news — ensuring our audience stays informed about the world and important issues developing quickly around them — which is why we couldn’t be more excited to welcome Emily Anne Epstein onto the team,” said editor in chief Kate Ward in a statement. “Emily has spent the last decade staying ahead of news cycle, delivering stories to readers in unique, creative, and oftentimes beautiful ways.”

Epstein joins from The Atlantic, where she had been senior editor overseeing visuals, a role she originated for the publication. She joined The Atlantic in 2014 as a news editor and had been a managing editor at The New York Observer before then.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Bustle, which has some of the most brilliant women per capita of any newsroom I’ve encountered,” she said in a statement. “I hope to deepen the already incredible coverage that Bustle is known for while carving out a place for millennial women to understand their power in today’s political climate.”