Now that Kim Kelleher, Time’s publisher, has announced that she’s leaving for a spot at Say Media, the search to replace her has begun. Though Time has had a rough go this year, with ad pages dipping 20 percent compared to 2011, whoever takes on the role will have big shoes to fill.
Below, a list of rumored candidates to become Time’s new publisher, via The New York Post. Kelleher leaves Time in September.
- Brendan Ripp — Former Time publisher who was shifted to Money when Kelleher came aboard.
- Frank Wall — Publisher of Sports Illustrated.
- Jed Hartman — Worldwide publisher of Fortune, also oversees CNNMoney.
- Michelle eBanks — President of Essence Communications