Bill Kristol Passes the Weekly Standard Torch People on the Move —

first_img In case you missed it… Working Mother has named Meredith Bodgas its new editor-in-chief. Bodgas joins the Bonnier Corp. brand from her role as executive editor for Bauer Xcel Media. She replaces editorial director Jennifer Owens, who is leaving the company. Xavier Romatet was named vice president of Condé Nast International. He joins from his role as president of Condé Nast France. Dean Stattmann was promoted to brand editor of Men’s Health from his post as deputy editor of digital projects. Here are the rest of this week’s people on the move… Bill Kristol is stepping down as top editor of conservative magazine the Weekly Standard after 21 years at the helm. Time Inc.’s Sunset has hired Lauren Ladoceour as travel editor. She joins from her role as deputy online editor at Rodale’s Organic Life. In a note to readers Monday, Kristol wrote that he will continue to write weekly editorials, while contributing to the website, and writing longer features. He will take the title editor-at-large. Stephen Hayes was promoted to the newly created role of EIC from his role as senior writer. Deputy editor Richard Starr will take on the role of editor. The Atlantic continues its hiring spree with the addition of Rosie Gray covering global affairs and U.S. politics for TheAtlantic.com. Gray joins from the political team at Buzzfeed News. Mark Ford and Mark Ellis are leaving the Time Inc. c-suite. Read more… Marina Khidekel is now senior deputy editor of Women’s Health. She joins from her role as deputy editor at Cosmopolitan, a title which has seen an exodus of top editorial talent in the last few weeks. Perhaps not coincidentally, then-deputy editor Sascha de Gersdorff left Women’s Health to join Cosmo as executive editor on December 1.   “When we started the magazine in 1995, we hoped we’d last a while,” Kristol wrote. “It’s gratifying that we’re still going strong a generation later, and I appreciate more than I can say the efforts of all those who’ve made this possible.”last_img

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