RD Recap: The American Reader Folds; New Hires at Reuters

The latest media hirings and firings.

Revolving Door

Revolving DoorThe American Reader shuts down. Co-founder and editor in chief Uzoamaka Maduka, co-founder and executive editor Jac Mullen and deputy editor Alyssa Loh will move to the editorial board of Lapham’s Quarterly… Nylon installs Sean Cullinane as chief revenue officer. He had been vice president of sales at Crisp Media and will be the latest person to try to turn around the fashion magazine’s fortunes. His predecessor, Carrie Reynolds, didn’t succeed before she left for XO Media… Janet Paskin transitions to the role of sports business editor at Bloomberg. She had been editor of Businessweek.com and assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek…

Rodale’s Organic Life watches publisher Ellen Carucci say goodbye after five months. She’s off to Manifest Media… Rodale grabs Michael Lafavore as editorial director. The longtime magazine veteran was editor in chief of Men’s Health from 1988 to 2000… Reuters poaches Peter Eisler from USA Today. He’ll join the national affairs team, focusing on investigations… Meanwhile, Reuters also shifts Kristina Cooke and Tim Reid to the national affairs team, while USA Today loses longtime music writer Brian Mansfield, who jumps into the PR world at Shore Fire Media. He’ll be content director there… Read More