Jessica Coen Named Executive Editor of Mashable

A smart hire.

Mashable has named Jessica Coen executive editor. Coen most recently served as Vocativ’s editor in chief.

Prior to her time at Vocativ, Coen worked for Vanity Fair, Gawker and New York.

“Jessica’s ability to consistently tell great stories with a distinct voice makes her the perfect executive editor for Mashable,” said Mashable chief content officer Greg Gittrich, in a statement. “She’s creative, competitive and has an extraordinary breadth of experience leading agenda-setting editorial operations. We’re excited she’s joining Mashable as we see big growth in audience and engagement across platforms.”