The Outline Adds to Team

The site, from Josh Topolsky, will launch in a few weeks.

The Outline, the forthcoming site from The Verge co-founder Josh Topolsky, has made several hires. Details are below.

  • Christine Werthman has ben named managing editor. She most recently served as Genius’ executive editor.
  • Khalila Douze has been hired to lead audience development and social media. She also previously worked at Genius.
  • Sam Thonis has joined to oversee video. He most recently worked for Bloomberg as global head of digital video.
  • Stephen Cronin has joined the dev team from First Look Media.
  • Dave Lucia has been named a senior developer. He previously worked for Bloomberg.
  • Owen Phillips has joined as a staff writer. He previously worked as a consultant.
  • Nicole Yoko Dalessandro has joined the site’s revenue team. She most recently worked for MEC Global.
  • Peyton Dix, Emily Brown and Tolu Edionwe have been named editorial interns.