RD Recap: NYT Poaches From WSJ; New Hires at FamilyFun

The latest media hirings and firings.

Revolving Door

Revolving DoorFamilyFun gets a new editor in chief. Elizabeth Anne Shaw leaves her gig as integrated content director at Parent & Child. “I’m so happy to be a part of the Meredith Parents Network team crafting stories and forging partnerships,” she said. “FamilyFun’s readers are passionate about the magazine and its ability to curate the best of the best in creative activities, play, technology and travel for families. As an editor, it’s a pleasure to have an audience that is so excited about your brand.” Shaw previously worked at Parenting and Self. Meanwhile, John Herr joins FamilyFun as creative director…

Kevin Dale leaves the working journalist ranks for a post at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. He had been news director at the Denver Post… Jesse Pesta leaves The Wall Street Journal for The New York Times. Pesta joins the Times as enterprise editor for BizDay. He had been New Delhi deputy bureau chief at the Journal… The New Republic snags Corby Kummer as contributing editor. He’ll continue his role as senior editor for The Atlantic and as a restaurant critic for Boston and Atlanta magazines… Read More