Medium’s Evan Hansen Joins Periscope as Editor-in-Chief

Twitter’s Periscope live-streaming application has a new editor-in-chief: Medium head of content labs Evan Hansen.

Twitter’s Periscope live-streaming application has a new editor-in-chief: Medium head of content labs Evan Hansen.

Prior to joining Medium in March 2013, Hansen served as editor-in-chief at Wired.com.

Hansen wrote in a Medium post:

Medium keeps evolving and growing, and I’ve been privileged to be here from close to the start. It’s been a fantastic opportunity and challenge, and now I’m thrilled to say I’m poised to take on a new one. I’m joining Periscope as editor-in-chief. I still love the written word and Medium, but I honestly can’t think of many things more exciting than helping build a new platform with mobile phones and real-time video. Look for me there starting May 16.

Twitter acquired Periscope in March 2015.

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