Fast Company seeks a senior editor

Fast Company is looking for a Senior Editor who will be responsible for generating, assigning, and editing features and short-form stories for print, digital, and other editorial platforms, and help oversee and edit Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies and other annual recognition programs. They will work closely with staff and contributors, providing consistent and constructive […]

Hofman named new editor of Inc. magazine

Stephanie Mehta, the CEO and chief content officer of Mansueto Ventures, the parent of Inc. and Fast Company, sent out the following on Friday: I’m delighted to announce that Mike Hofman is the new Editor in Chief of Inc. This is something of a homecoming for Mike, who started his journalism career at Inc. in 1996, rising to […]

Fast Company deputy editor Lidsky departing for The Ankler

Fast Company deputy editor David Lidsky is leaving to become executive editor of The Ankler. At Fast Company, he is responsible for helping steer its overall editorial direction, with an emphasis on finding, commissioning and editing long-form narrative stories. He also co-lead’s Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies coverage. Lidsky has been at Fast Company since March 2004. […]

Breen, first Fast Company editorial staffer, dies

Bill Breen, the first editorial staffer at Fast Company magazine when it started in 1995, died Thursday at the age of 69 due to pancreatic cancer. William Taylor of Fast Company writes, “A few lessons of Bill’s tenure at Fast Company are that no one should ever be too busy or important to be kind, that there is never […]

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 […]