Time deputy managing editor Nancy Gibbs was promoted today to be the magazine's top editor, making her the 17th person—and first woman—to hold the position in its 90-year history. Her appointment is effective immediately.
Rick Stengel, the managing editor of Time magazine, is planning to leave Time Inc. for the U.S. State Department.
Edward Felsenthal, Tina Brown's former No. 2 at the Daily Beast, is joining Time magazine as the new managing editor of Time.com.
Time named President Barrack Obama its Person of the Year—a choice that's not surprising, given the president's hard-won re-election, but unusual nonetheless. Time managing editor Rick Stengel revealed the magazine's choice on the Today show.
At the Time & Life building in New York this afternoon, media types convened over lunch to hear a rather diverse panel of newsmakers—including former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, Today host Matt Lauer, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston and Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi—discuss who should receive the title of
There’s been another change at Time magazine. Jim Frederick, the managing editor of Time.com, was promoted to editor of Time International. That job was last held by Michael Elliott, who left in June to run Bono’s ONE charitable foundation.
In April, Adweek reported that ex-Newsweek editor Jon Meacham switched teams and wrote his first cover story for Time magazine. Now, Meacham and Time have made their relationship official: He's joined the magazine as a contributing editor.