Cliff Ransom has been promoted to editor-in-chief of Popular Science. Ransom most recently served executive editor of Popular Science since February 2011.
“Cliff’s creative vision for Popular Science, his extensive experience in magazine media, and his background as a scientist make him the ideal choice to lead this brand into the future,” said Anthony Licata, editorial director of Bonnier Men’s Group, in a statement. “Cliff is already the driving force behind many of Popular Science’s most innovative and successful stories and editorial programs, and I can’t wait to see where he takes the brand next.”
Ransom’s appointment is effective immediately.