Continuing a recent spree, Wired made a trio of editorial hires this week:
Vera Titunik joins as features editor, overseeing print magazine content. Be based out of the New York office, Titunik starts on July 17. She arrives from Wired's Condé Nast stablemate, The New Yorker, where she was executive editor for NewYorker.com. Prior to joining The New Yorker, she was Sunday business editor at The New York Times.
Jason Parham joins as a New York-based senior writer covering culture. He’s joining from The Fader, where he was senior editor. Prior to The Fader, he had been an editor at Gawker.
Finally, Ivylise Simones joins as design director, platforms, overseeing digital design. She had been creative director at Mother Jones, and was design director at the New York Observer before that.
Here are the rest of this week’s people on the move…
Glamour tapped Washington Post White House reporter Ashley Parker as a contributing editor, covering Washington, D.C. and politics.
John Dickerson, moderator of Face the Nation and CBS News’ chief Washington correspondent, has been named a contributing editor at The Atlantic. He’ll be writing for both the print and digital version of the publication. His first piece, a 1400+ word piece on James Comey, is currently one of the most popular stories on the site.
Cosmopolitan named its first-ever Unicorn Correspondent, under the pseudonym Glitter Fantasy. In this role, professional dancer and entertainer Jake Dupree will star in the brand’s new original web series, Glitter Fantasy’s Magical Makeover, documenting his unannounced visits to restaurants across the country. Most recently, he served as a Cosmo correspondent at Coachella.
Cameron Wolf was named style feature writer for GQ.com. He was most recently the menswear editor at Racked, where he spearheaded menswear coverage and launched a men's-dedicated newsletter. He was also the style news editor at Complex.
New York Women in Communications, the professional organization for women in the communications industry, announced its new board of directors for the 2017-2018 year. Meredith Long, senior vice president/GM, news & luxury, Time Inc. will serve as president. She succeeds Jacki Kelley, chief operating officer of Bloomberg Media, Bloomberg LP, in the role.
Mark Bittman has joined Grub Street, New York magazine's food-focused digital offshoot, as a columnist. Bittman will contribute weekly recipe videos as well as regular columns on both cooking and "food policy and politics," as well as occasional features to the print magazine.
Mashable has hired Mary Gail Pezzimenti as its VP of branded content. She joins the company after leading The Huffington Post’s Creative Lab, a division of AOL’s Partner Studio.