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Quartz editor in chief Seward departing after 11 years

June 1, 2023

Posted by Chris Roush

Zach Seward

Zach Seward, the editor in chief of the financial news site Quartz, is leaving after 11 years.

Seward writes, “Most importantly, as a formal search for our next editor-in-chief gets underway, Heather Landy will continue leading the newsroom, as she did from 2014 to 2016 and again for most of this year. You are working under one of the best leaders and mentors in business journalism, so enjoy it! I will miss having direct access to Heather’s spot-on advice, sharp edits, and unwavering ability to see the humanity in work.

“My own plans are uncertain. I’d like to use the next few months for a mix of personal and professional projects while figuring out what’s next. I think that will be easier with some distance from the enterprise I’ve been working on since 2012, when I was 26 and still had pretty much everything to learn about digital media, building a company, and being a colleague.”

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