RD Recap: International Business Times Names Global EIC; Salon Swaps CEOs

Dayan Candappa moves over from Reuters.

Michelle Fields, last seen resigning from Breitbart News after the publication’s executives failed to back her during a dust-up with Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, lands at The Huffington Post, where she’ll cover–wait for it–the Trump campaign. “After the tumultuous events of the last few months, I am ready to get back to writing and reporting on what is without question the most bizarrely fascinating presidential race of my lifetime (and, perhaps, any lifetime),” she said in a statement…

Time Inc. appoints MaryAnn Bekkedahl president of its new fashion and luxury group, which includes InStyle, StyleWatch, Food & Wine, Travel + Leisure and Departures. Charlie Kammerer is the president of the lifestyle group, which includes Real Simple, Cooking Light, MyRecipes, Health, Sunset and Coastal Living… Hayley Romer moves up at The Atlantic, jumping to senior vice president and publisher. Additionally, Kimberly Lau gets promoted to svp, digital, and head of business development, with Betsy Cole taking over as executive director, digital products and technology… Bloomberg Businessweek snags Canadian Miranda Purves as features editor. She had been editor in chief of Flare, a Toronto-based fashion magazine, and previously held positions at Elle and Mademoiselle… Popular Science grabs Michael Schnaidt as deputy design director. He joins from Men’s Health, where he was senior art director… Additionally, Men’s Health senior editor Clint Carter moves to Men’s Journal, where he’ll be senior editor with a focus on gear, tech and adventure travel…

Dayan Candappa is the new global editor in chief of International Business Times. He had been at Reuters, where he held positions that included regional editor for Asia and the Americas and deputy managing editor… The New York Times poaches Bloomberg restaurant critic Tejal Rao. She’ll write for the food section and pen a monthly Eat column for the magazine… The Wall Street Journal moves CFO Journal editor Jim Willhite to news editor of the London mergers and inquisitions group… The Root promotes Danielle Belton to managing editor. She had been associate editor…

Cindy Jeffers is out as CEO of Salon, replaced by former NBC and Google executive Jordan Hoffner. Jeffers had been CEO since 2012… New York’s Vulture site hires Jen Chaney as TV columnist. She had been freelancing for outlets that included Esquire, The Washington Post and The New York Times… Mic launches food and wealth verticals at the behest of chief strategy officer Cory Haik