Throughout her legendary career, Bonnie Hammer has learned just about everything there is to know about the television industry, except for one thing: how to rest on her laurels.
Conde Nast, Hearst and Rodale hosted fetes for its publications; Kat Gordon brought the 3 Percent conference to New York; and Theranos’ CEO Elizabeth Holmes spoke at the Fortune Global […]
This morning, Time Inc. announced that Alan Murray, president of the Pew Research Center in D.C. and former Wall Street Journal deputy managing editor and online executive editor, would be taking over as editor of Fortune, replacing former editor Andy Serwer.
Alan Murray has been named editor of Fortune, according to an announcement made today by owner Time Inc. He will be the 17th editor in the magazine’s 84-year history, succeeding Andy Serwer, who was with the publication for 29 years and served as its editor for eight years. Murray will assume the new role on August 25.
The topic of women in the epicurean world (or the seeming lack of) has long been a hot potato, but last year when Time published a cover story, “The Gods of Food,” about the world’s top chefs—all men—the debate exploded.
Time Inc. has been undergoing some major restructuring in anticipation of its split from Time Warner, now just days away. But there are some changes within the brands, too. Take, for instance, Fortune and Money, which until today had their digital properties integrated with CNN under CNNMoney. Now, the titles are severing ties with CNN and spinning off into their own single-brand sites.
The Miller Lite brand is on the move again. Two years after landing at Publicis Groupe's Saatchi & Saatchi in New York, the brand is leaving for another roster agency. Annual media spending is estimated at $160 million.
Fortune is getting a publisher after all: Eric Danetz. The business title hasn’t had someone in that role since 2012.
In some unwelcome (but not unanticipated) news, Time Inc. staffers were told Monday to be prepared for layoffs as the publishing giant tries to shift its model from a print- to a digital-centric one. The company needs to make itself more attractive to potential investors as it prepares to spin off from Time Warner in the second quarter of 2014, and cost cuts are one way to do that.
With Time Inc. spinning off from Time Warner early next year, what will happen to the corporate entanglements between the two? The fact is, there hasn’t been that much synergy to speak of, but some relationships will be affected. Those in the crosshairs include: