Isabel González Whitaker will start as deputy editor of Janice Min’s newest magazine makeover project July 14. From today’s announcement:
“Throughout her career, Isabel has shown an impressive ability to create and manage dynamic, commercial content for print, online, mobile and video,” said Tony Gervino, editor-in-chief, Billboard. “Her reporting and editing background in fashion, beauty and culture, along with her relationships with leading writers, will help expand Billboard’s audience. We are thrilled to welcome her to the team.”
Added González Whitaker: “The opportunity to join Tony and everyone at Billboard was simply too exciting to pass up. I can’t wait to get on board.”
Prior to her seven years with InStyle, González Whitaker served as editor-in-chief of Hearst’s bi-annual “outsert” Tu Vida and worked at Teen People, where she started the magazine’s Trendspotters™ program, served as special projects editor and also did this:
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At Time Inc., González co-founded the first-ever Hispanic employee affinity group, Hola@Time Inc. In 2001, she was awarded a President’s Award by the company’s chairman for her work on behalf of diversity.
Previously on FishbowlNY:
Tony Gervino Named Editor of Billboard