Amy Emmerich Named Chief Content Officer of Refinery29

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Refinery29 has named Amy Emmerich chief content officer, a new role at the company. Emmerich was most recently executive vp of programming.

Emmerich joined Refinery29 in 2014. She previously spent more than two decades working for media outlets such as Scripps Network, Vice, The Travel Channel and MTV.

“We’re living in a moment in media where content creation, monetization and distribution are being reconfigured, and Amy has the perfect blend of traditional and digital experience to navigate this new, ever changing environment and help us to continue to redefine it,” said Refinery29 co-founder and co-CEO Philippe von Borries, in an announcement.

In related news, Refinery29 founding editor in chief Christene Barberich has been named global editor in chief.