The New Yorker Names Two Editors

The New Yorker logo GThe New Yorker has promoted Amelia Lester to executive editor and hired David Haglund literary editor; both for newyorker.com.

Lester has been with The New Yorker since 2009. She was most recently editor of the magazine’s Goings On About Town section. She also edited The New Yorker’s Food issue.

Haglund most recently worked as a senior editor at Slate. He was responsible for the site’s culture blog, Brow Beat. He had been with Slate since 2011.