Cyndi Stivers Named Editor-in-Chief of

By Chris O'Shea Comment

Cyndi Stivers is joining AOL as editor-in-chief of Stivers most recently served the same role for Columbia Journalism Review. She has previously held senior editorial positions at Entertainment Weekly, Time Out New York and Premiere.

In a note announcing the hire, Chris Grosso, senior vice president and general manager of AOL Homepages, wrote, “As we evolve as a content destination, we will look to Cyndi to ensure the site showcases the most compelling stories relevant to our viewers and drive a distinctive editorial voice. We’ll also be relying on her creativity to help us ignite our live programming and add more opportunities for visitors to engage with each other around our content.”

Stivers starts at AOL early next month.