RD Recap: Former Time Inc. EIC Martha Nelson Joins Yahoo; Changes at Guardian US

The latest media hirings and firings.

Revolving Door

Revolving DoorYahoo recruits former Time Inc. editor in chief Martha Nelson. She’ll be global editor in chief, overseeing the company’s stable of 13 digital magazines. Amazingly, “not a single one of these publications existed when Nelson started with Time Inc. in 2002 or left in 2013.” My, how the world has changed… Dave Nemetz, who scored big as a co-founder of Bleacher Report, launches Inverse. Former Maxim deputy editor Andrew Burmon joins as managing editor, with Sam Eifling leaving The New Republic to be deputy editor. Former Pitchfork associate editor Corban Goble and Condé Nast Content Development Group editorial assistant Hannah Margaret Allen also join as senior editor and editorial operations coordinator, respectively. On the engineering side, Winton Welsh is CTO and Steve Marshall is head of product…

The Guardian US promotes Matt Sullivan from deputy head of news to deputy editor and Jennifer Kho to managing editor. Katie Thompson is the new vice president of communications, Mike Barry jumps on board as head of audience, with Valerie Lapinski stepping in as head of video… The Chicago Sun-Times loses managing editor Craig Newman, which leaves both that publication and the Chicago Reader sans managers… BriWi is backRead More