Adweek hires Lee as CEO, names executive chairman

Adweek said Thursday that it has hired Will Lee as chief executive officer. His career includes positions at NPR, People, Entertainment Weekly, and Hollywood Reporter. He will start Aug. 14. CEO Juliette Morris and CCO Ann Marinovich, respectively, have left the company. “I have always been drawn to the Adweek brand — not only for its strong […]

Adweek senior ME Lynch departing for Paley Center

Adweek senior managing editor Jason Lynch is leaving the magazine after more than eight years. He is joining the Paley Center for Media as a curator. Lynch has been overseeing the magazine and building out digital covers, as well as taking on a bigger role moderating at events. He has been TV editor, overseeing trends, technology, […]

Kulp swaps Adweek for Tech Brew

Patrick Kulp, a senior emerging tech reporter at Adweek, will leave to join Tech Brew, where he will expand his cover beyond advertising to cover how businesses are investing in tech more broadly. Kulp joined Adweek in May 2018. Before that, he interned at Mashable and then joined the staff full-time as a business reporter. […]

Adweek ME Miller departing for new opportunity

Adweek managing editor Shannon Miller is departing the publication. She has been the managing editor overseeing creativity, the creator economy, and diversity equity and inclusion coverage since November 2022. She had previously been a senior editor of creative and representation. Miller was previously the news editor of The AV Club, where she had worked since March […]

Senior editor Cohen among the Adweek layoffs

Senior editor David Cohen has been laid off at Adweek. Cohen has also been editor of Adweek’s Social Pro Daily. He has been covering Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and the digital industry as a whole since 2009. He previously served as editor of AllFacebook and SocialTimes. Cohen graduated from New York University with a degree in journalism […]

Lacy among Adweek’s layoffs

Lisa Lacy, Adweek’s commerce editor where she focuses on retail and the growing reach of Amazon, was among those laid off by the news organization on Monday. She has covered marketing and technology for more than a decade for publications like TechCrunch,, VentureBeat, The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, ClickZ and Search Engine […]

Senior story editor Ortiz among those laid off at Adweek

Senior story editor Nicole Ortiz has been laid off from Adweek magazine, along with others. She has been managing its edit hub through which all digital content flows. Ortiz also helped lead newsroom initiatives on diversity and inclusion, style guide decisions and SEO. She is the former community editor where she built Adweek’s Voice column, an opinion […]

Adweek reporter Ambachew departing

Meseret Ambachew, Adweek’s ad tech reporter focusing on programmatic, ad buying, tech mergers and acquisitions, and the digital economy, is leaving the news organization. Before joining Adweek in 2021, Ambachew was a media technology analyst at Digitas North America. She was also a connections planning associate at Havas Media Group and an intern for the […]

Adweek CCO: We must be fearless in our coverage

Ann Marinovich, the chief content officer of Adweek, writes about the publication’s strategy for 2023. Marinovich writes, “Especially in these times of economic upheaval, Adweek must continue to be a critical resource for marketers. We must go beyond just reporting on the news of the day. We must provide marketers with practical insights, advice and […]

Adweek promotes Southern to managing editor

Adweek media editor Lucinda Southern has been promoted to managing editor of media and technology coverage. She joined the publication in October 2020.. She had been with Digiday for the previous five years, first as a  senior writer and then UK media editor. Before coming to Digiday, Southern was an associate editor at The Knowledge Engineers. She also […]