John Huey, Editor-in-Chief of Time Inc., has announced that Constance C.R. White is the new Editor-in-Chief of Essence, effective March 21st.
White comes to Essence from eBay, where she served as Style Director, Brand Consultant and Spokesperson. Her responsibilities there – designing content aimed at women – will surely serve her well at Essence. White has also had quite the career in fashion, working as a Style Reporter for The New York Times, Executive Fashion Editor for Elle, and Associate Editor at Women’s Wear Daily.
Michelle Ebanks, President of Essence, said of White joining the team:
As a visionary and consummate communicator, Constance has established an unparalleled connection with women across multiple platforms. She is passionate about the needs of black women and making sure that they have the tools to make their boldest dreams come true.