RD Recap: Allure Gets New EIC; Jason Wagenheim Out at Teen Vogue

The latest media hirings and firings.

Michelle Lee takes over as editor in chief of Allure, replacing Linda Wells, who will remain on the masthead as founding editor. Last week, Lee left Nylon, where she had been editor in chief and CMO. “When Linda Wells launched Allure, it broke new ground and redefined the beauty category, and she leaves us with that rich heritage to build upon,” Condé Nast president Bob Sauerberg said in a statement. “Today we begin a new phase of innovation for the brand, with Michelle paving the way for the next wave of consumers who crave interactive beauty content that’s both inspiring and approachable.”…

Elsewhere at Condé, Teen Vogue loses publisher and chief revenue officer Jason Wagenheim. Vogue publisher Susan Plagemann takes over the Teen Vogue sales team while editor in chief Amy Astley has a new boss in Anna Wintour… But, hey, Condé does hire someone. In a sign of the times, Jonathan Koa is the new senior vice president of scripted programming at Condé Nast Entertainment. He had been in charge of comedy development at ABC… Bloomberg names Keith Grossman head of U.S. sales, with Viktoria Degtar taking over EMEA sales and Michael Dukmejian stepping into the role of head of U.S. financial sales… Read More