Top HR exec for Inc/Fast Company stole nearly $500K

The top human resources executive at the publisher of Inc. magazine and Fast Company allegedly stole more than $429,000 from the business-focused media company, reports Maxwell Tani of Semafor. Tani reports, “In a criminal complaint filed late last month, federal prosecutors said that over the course of four years, Mansueto Ventures director of people and resources […]

How Fast Company and Inc.’s leader Mehta emphasizes content

Russell Sherman of Press Profiles interviewed Stephanie Mehta, the CEO and chief content officer of the parent company of Fast Company and Inc. magazines. Mehta also worked at The Wall Street Journal and Fortune as a reporter. In her current job, she wants to achieve the importance of quality content. “I had achieved a great deal of […]

Fast Company seeks a social media producer

At Fast Company, we see social media as an expression of our first-rate journalism, storytelling, and design, as critical to our success as what the articles we publish online, or in print, or on any other medium. In this role, the Social Media Producer will create, manage, and schedule day-to-day social media content across Fast Company’s social channels. On […]

Fast Company hires Hess as a staff editor

Fast Company has hired Abigail Johnson Hess to be a staff editor. She previously was at Robinhood leading multimedia projects. Hess also worked at CNBC as a reporter, where she primarily covered careers and education. Before CNBC, Hess worked as a research analyst at Third Bridge Group and interned at Amazon. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree […]

How Fast Company reacted to being hacked

Brendan Vaughan, the editor in chief of Fast Company, writes about how the magazine responded to being hacked. Vaughan writes, “We care deeply about fulfilling that mission. We also take seriously our commitments to advertisers, who seek to reach the audience we’ve built. To be sidelined for more than a week was a difficult experience […]

Fast Company shuts website after hack

Fast Company shut its website on Tuesday after it was hacked, reports Richard Lawler of The Verge. Lawler writes, “An article posted to Fast Company’s website before it disappeared included a message from ‘postpixel,’ describing at length how they were able to execute the attack and deriding attempts to secure the outlet’s publishing tools. The message claims they […]

Fast Company seeks associate editor for Work Life coverage

Fast Company is looking for a creative associate editor to help steer our popular Work Life coverage on It is a hybrid position that will ideally be located out of our office in New York City, but could be entirely remote for the right candidate. This position is represented by the Fast Company and Inc. union the Writers Guild […]

Fast Company hires Bursztynsky as a tech reporter

Jessica Bursztynsky, associate tech reporter at CNBC, has been hired by Fast Company to cover tech. She will start on Monday and cover the gig economy with an additional focus on consumer internet companies. Bursztynsky spent three-and-a-half years at CNBC. She joined as a breaking news desk intern and then served as associate reporter, Embed. She […]

Fast Company promotes Clendaniel to deputy digital editor

Fast Company has tapped Morgan Clendaniel as deputy digital editor to oversee Fast Co. Impact and Co.Design. Recently, he served as senior editor, editing the Impact section, which focuses on impact, social good, and innovation. He developed and launched World Changing Ideas, an annual story package that appears both in print and online. It features […]

Vaughan hired as Fast Company editor in chief

Brendan Vaughan has been hired as editor in chief of Fast Company magazine. Vaughan will start July 18. He replaces Stephanie Mehta, who became CEO and chief content officer of its parent company Mansueto Ventures. Vaughan has been a deputy editor at Insider since January, overseeing a desk dedicated to longform journalism and news analysis. He […]