Jessica Murphy Named Managing Director of Runner’s World

She joins from Nike.

Rodale has named Jessica Murphy managing director of Runner’s World, a new role at the magazine.

Murphy joins Runner’s World from Nike, where she served as North America digital brand director. Previously she worked for LinkedIn and The Atlantic.

“With diverse accomplishments across digital and print media, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a knack for driving progressive business operations, Jessica possesses a unique blend of skill sets,” said Rodale CEO Maria Rodale, in a statement. “As an ambitious, talented brand marketer who is also deeply involved in the running community, she will be an asset when it comes to anticipating partner needs and conceptualizing multiplatform brand offerings as we continue to expand Runner’s World products and experiences.”