RD Recap: Changes at BuzzFeed; Michael Benoist Joins NYT Mag

The latest media hirings and firings.

Revolving Door

Revolving DoorNew York magazine hands Gabriel Sherman the national affairs editor title. He had been a contributing editor, reporting on media, real estate and Wall Street, and will continue to do so while also penning print and online features for the pub… The New York Times Magazine hires another staffer, recruiting Michael Benoist as story editor. He was previously executive editor at Matter… Phil Elliott joins Time as a Washington correspondent. He had been national politics reporter at the Associated Press, traveling to 44 states during the 2012 campaign. He’ll earn more frequent flyer miles during the 2016 campaign… People cuts six, exporting their jobs to Malaysia…

The New York Times shuffles its sales executives, making Sebastian Tomich senior vice president for advertising and innovation. He had been vice president of advertising and branded content. T: The New York Times Magazine publisher Brendan Monaghan and JC Demarta, vice president of global advertising, are new senior vice presidents of advertising… Additionally, senior software architect Jacob Harris says goodbye to NYT… Read More