IBT Media, the relatively new owner of Newsweek, has named Jim Impoco the news publication’s new editor-in-chief. Impoco tweeted early this morning that he was “incredibly thrilled and honored” to take the job.
Impoco comes to Newsweek from Reuters, where he served as enterprise editor and executive editor of Thomson Reuters Digital. Prior to his time at Reuters, Impoco worked for Condé Nast Portfolio, The New York Times, Fortune and U.S. News & World Report.
“Jim has a remarkable track record of leadership in journalism and a deep understanding of the digital industry, which is the exactly what will take Newsweek to the next level. We look forward to his many contributions as editor-in-chief,” said Etienne Uzac, co-founder and CEO of IBT Media, in a statement.