Condé Nast Taps Dawn Davis as Bon Appétit’s New Editor in Chief

She will be the first Black woman to lead the 64-year-old publication

Davis has worked in book publishing for more than twenty-five years and has overseen two imprints. bon appétit

In the past couple of weeks, Bon Appétit has parted ways with editor in chief Adam Rapoport after photos of him in brownface surfaced, lost two Black editorial staffers, and had six employees who fronted the beloved Test Kitchen video series quit due to allegations of pay inequity and rampant systemic racism at the culinary magazine.

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