Jem Aswad has been named the new editor-in-chief of Spin. Aswad comes to Spin from Billboard, where he served as editor of Billboard.biz since 2011. Prior to that, he was managing editor of MTV News, from 2004 to 2010. Aswad was also a senior editor at Time Out New York for three years.
Aswad’s work has been featured in publications such as Entertainment Weekly, Esquire, New York and The Village Voice.
Aswad is succeeding Caryn Ganz, who was cut by SpinMedia last month.