Sid Evans has been named the new editor-in-chief of Southern Living. Evans, a Time Inc. Group Editor, now has editorial oversight of Southern Living, Cooking Light, Coastal Living, Sunset, and This Old House. Lindsay Bierman, Southern Living’s editor since 2010, is leaving the magazine to become chancellor of UNC’s School of the Arts.
Before joining Time Inc. in 2011, Evans served as Garden & Gun’s VP and editor-in-chief. He also previously served as Field & Stream’s editor from 2002 to 2007.
“Southern Living is in excellent hands with Sid, whose knowledge, understanding and passion for the South is unmatched,” said Time Inc.’s executive VP, Evelyn Webster, in a statement.