Matt Bean, the relatively new editor-in-chief of Entertainment Weekly, has been busy dealing with staffing changes. According to the New York Post, Jeff Giles, deputy editor of EW and a seven-year veteran of the title, has departed to work on a book. EW’s executive editor Jason Adams, who had been with the magazine for 11 years, is also out.
Additions to EW include Neil Janowitz and Chris Rackliffe. Janowitz, formerly a web editor at SI.com, is now EW.com’s assistant managing editor.
Rackliffe, most recently with digital publisher Federated Media, has been named EW’s senior social media editor.
Update (3/3 8:45 am):
THR is reporting that EW also cut veteran music critic Nick Catucci and staff writer Annie Barrett.