RD Recap: Michelle Collins Is Out at The View; Sloane Crosley Joins Vanity Fair

The latest media hirings and firings.

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The View fires co-host Michelle Collins. The comedian started last year and will appear through the summer with an end date that remains TBD. “Michelle is smart, opinionated and funny,” an ABC spokesperson told Variety. “She’s been a great addition to the panel this year. When we are ready to make an announcement about next season, we will.” There’s some speculation that Good Morning America Weekend lifestyle anchor Sara Haines will land the coveted (and lucrative) job, but we’ll see how it shakes out…

Vanity Fair hires Sloane Crosley as contributing editor. She’ll handle the magazine’s book column, Hot Type, taking over for Elissa Schappell… Real Simple grabs former XO Group and Nylon executive Carrie Reynolds to be vp, integrated sales… The American Prospect gets Amy Lynn Marshall Lambrecht as publisher. She had been director of development at the Scholars Strategy Network but worked as vice president of development at TAP until 2002… Nikki Ekstein joins Bloomberg Pursuits as travel editor. She had been travel news editor at Travel + Leisure… And there are changes at Mic, Remedy Health Media and more