Travel and Leisure

Career beat: Cheryl Fair named general manager at KABC

Good morning! Here are some career updates from from the journalism community:

  • Cheryl Fair is now general manager at KABC in Los Angeles. Previously, she was news director there. (Rick Gevers)
  • Jorg Stratmann is now associate publisher at Time. Previously, he was Time’s executive sales director for the northeast. (Email)
  • Maura Egan is now editor-at-large at Travel + Leisure. She has worked for T Magazine, Yahoo, Refinery29 and The Huffington Post. Amy Schellenbaum will be digital editor for Travel + Leisure. Previously, she ran Curbed’s national site. Flora Stubbs will be articles editor at Travel + Leisure. Previously, she was a founder of Condé Nast Traveller. Thessaly LaForce will be senior editor at Travel + Leisure. Previously, she was editor of New York magazine’s SEEN.
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Career Beat: Former assistant director of Pew journalism project buys newspaper

Good morning! Here are some career updates from the journalism community:

  • John Batter will be CEO of Gracenote. Previously, he was CEO of M-GO. (Tech Crunch)
  • Mark Jurkowitz is the owner of the Outer Banks Sentinel in Nags Head, North Carolina. Previously, he was the associate director of Pew Research Center’s journalism project. (Romenesko)
  • Jon Ward is a senior political correspondent with Yahoo News. Previously, he was a political reporter for the Huffington Post. (Politico)
  • Shauna Rempel is now a social media strategist for Global News. Previously, she was social media and technology editor at the Toronto Star. (Muck Rack)
  • Chris Tisch is now business editor for the Tampa Bay Times. Previously, he was assistant metro editor there.
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