Media Moves

Time magazine makes 10 new hires

May 23, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The following excerpt was sent out from Time magazine EIC and CEO Edward Felsenthal:

Aman Batheja joins TIME in Washington as Senior Editor to lead our political report, driving coverage of the White House, Congress, and campaigns. Aman came from the New York Times, where he served for nearly three years as a Deputy Weekend Editor. Previously, Aman was the political editor at the Texas Tribune. He started his career with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Eli Cohen joins the photo department as Assistant Photo Editor. Before TIME, Eli was at Aperture, The New Yorker, and MOMA. He will be focusing on research and assignments for quick-turn news stories for digital and print.

Maya Chung joins us as an Editor. Formerly a reporter and producer at CBS’s Inside Edition, she’ll be on Wednesdays through Sundays, continuing her weekend editing. During the week, she’ll serve as a swing editor and content strategist.

Eric Cortellessa joins the staff in Washington as Staff Writer, covering Congress with Abby Vesoulis and national politics. Eric was previously the Investigative Editor for the Washington Monthly, writing on voting rights, the postal service, and other issues ahead of the 2020 presidential election. Before that, he was the Washington Correspondent for the Times of Israel.

Cristina Fernandez joins us as Writer, TIME for Kids. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2021, and her debut YA novel will be published by Katherine Tegen Books this summer. Cristina writes news and feature stories for all editions of TFK.

Kyla Mandel joins us as a Senior Editor for climate. Kyla has nearly a decade of experience working as a journalist in London, New York, and now Washington, D.C., including as a deputy editor with Huffpost’s enterprise team. Most recently, she was the project manager for the Local Media Association’s Covering Climate Collaborative, partnering with 23 local news outlets across the country.

Carol Masiclat joins us as Associate Editor, Digital, TIME for Kids. With an eye for detail and keen instincts for building clear processes, Carol will focus on supporting our digital product and nurturing our communities through TFK’s eight newsletters.

Adam Rasmi joins the staff in London as a World Affairs Editor. He was previously Foreign Editor at Monocle and has held reporting and editing roles at various outlets and non-profits over the past decade, including Quartz and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Prior to moving to London in 2017, Adam was based in Toronto and got his start in journalism in Beirut.

Kari Sonde joins us as an Assistant Audience Editor in Washington. At The Washington Post Kari produced a project that highlighted rising TikTok food creators. In her new role, she will package and share content with TIME’s 50 million social followers across platforms, including TikTok and Instagram.

Juwayriah Wright joins us as an Editorial Producer. Formerly an intern for WNYC, Juwayriah will build digital packages, produce stories, and work with editors to coordinate story packaging and optimize pieces for search and social.


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