RD Recap: Jay Yarow Joins CNBC; Win McCormack Buys TNR

By Noah Davis Comment

Revolving Door

Jay Yarow leaves Business Insider, where he had been executive editor, for a job running the editorial side of CNBC’s digital operation. “Jay will be responsible for setting the editorial direction for all of CNBC Digital’s products and services. He will also work closely with Nik Deogun, senior vice president and editor in chief of CNBC Business News, to further strengthen our integrated newsroom and deepen our cross-platform culture,” network chairman Mark Hoffman writes in a statement announcing the news…

The New Republic has a new owner in Tin House publisher Win McCormack, who purchases the publication from Chris Hughes. Hamilton Fish is the new publisher… Meredith Corporation ends More, which means an unspecified number of layoffs… Penthouse, which remains in print, hires Raphie Aronowitz as editor… Bilge Ebiri moves from New York’s Vulture to a job as the Village Voice’s film critic… Kim Wolfkill takes over as editor in chief of Road & Track… The Washington Examiner recruits Jamie McIntyre as senior defense and national security writer. He’s the national security correspondent at soon-to-close Al Jazeera America…

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