RD Recap: Turnover at Twitter; A New Upshot Editor at NYT

By Noah Davis Comment

Revolving Door

Twitter makes big changes at the top, as Katie Jacobs Stanton and Kevin Weil leave. They were in charge of media and product, respectively. Engineering head Alex Roetter is also out, along with Brian Schipper, who had been vice president of human resources, and Vine general manager Jason Toff. That’s a pretty remarkable turnover, and there could be more moves in the near future as CEO Jack Dorsey attempts to turn around his flagging company, which saw its stock fall to an all-time low after the news. Insiders expect Dorsey to take on a larger, product-focused role going forward, while CTO Adam Messinger “will be taking over all of engineering and consumer product, design and research user service, and Fabric into one group,” according to Dorsey…

New York Times graphics editor Amanda Cox is the new editor of The Upshot. “Amanda Cox has a singular reputation among her colleagues with The Upshot and the Graphics desk. She’s creative and collegial and has a rare force of intellect,” writes executive editor Dean Baquet… Time Inc. taps John Marcom as senior vice president, strategy and business development, for the company’s international business. He was most recently a co-founder of Media BBQ but had worked at Time Inc. in the past, including as publisher of the Asia edition… Shax Riegler takes over as executive editor of Architectural Digest. He had been content lead at the Consumer Reports Home and Appliances group. His experience in the shelter world includes stints at House Beautiful and House & Garden…