Fast Company seeks an associate editor

Fast Company is looking for an associate editor who will be primarily responsible for contributing as a writer and an editor to the print magazine and the Recommender vertical online. The ideal candidate will be someone who brims with ideas and story pitches, enjoys magazine-making, and has an interest in the topics Fast Company covers: […]

How Mehta bridged the gap between digital and print at Fast Company

JP Mangalindan of The Juggernaut profiled Fast company editor in chief Stephanie Mehta. Mangalindan writes, “When Mehta first arrived at Fast Company in 2018, succeeding longtime editor Robert Safian, Fast Company Deputy Editor David Lidsky describes how she made an effort to help bridge the divide between the print and digital teams — a common issue for publications with print origins. […]

Helm, editor at large at Inc/Fast Company, departs after a decade

Burt Helm, an editor at large at Inc. and Fast Company, has left the two publications after a decade. His work has appeared in The New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, GQ, Businessweek, Men’s Journal, and Bloomberg News. Helm is the recipient of four Best in Business awards for feature writing from […]

Business magazines named 2021 Ellie finalists

Business magazines have been nominated as finalists in the 2021 National Magazine Awards, commonly known as the Ellies. Harvard Business Review was named a finalist in the special interest category. MIT Technology Review was named a finalist in the literature, science and politics category. Fast Company and Wired were named finalists in the design category. […]

Fortune’s Aspan on the greatness of Stephanie Meyers

Fortune senior writer Maria Aspan writes about Stephanie Meyers, the Inc. and Fast Company head of digital growth who died last week at 37. Aspan writes, “Annoyingly prompt and utterly reliable, Steph was the person you wanted running any project, party, or zombie-apocalypse survival strategy. She loved creating elegant, sly plans to achieve her long-term goals, and […]

Meyers, director of digital growth at Inc. and Fast Company, has died

Stephanie Meyers, group director of digital growth at Inc. and Fast Company magazines, died earlier this week. She was 37. “She was just a pillar of light in the organization who really touched everyone in a positive way,” said Richard Russey, senior vice president and publisher at Inc. magazine. “It will take some time for […]

Judge rules Fast Company senior editor must reveal confidential source

A federal judge for the Southern District of New York ruled that Fast Company senior news editor Marcus Baram must reveal his confidential source within two weeks. Shervin Pishevar, a venture capital investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist, filed an application for discovery against Baram in October 2019 in an effort to force him to identify the […]

Why Fast Company lowered its event sponsorship rates

Kayleigh Barber of Digiday writes about why Fast Company lowered the sponsorship rates for its Innovation Festival event. Barber writes, “The strategy for selling the virtual Innovation Festival that took place from Oct. 5 through 9 was to ‘have a larger list of sponsors who are paying a little bit less, and that is exactly what […]

Fast Company has undergone a redesign

Mike Schnaidt, the creative director of Fast Company, writes about its redesign. Schnaidt writes, “We now have a stronger emphasis on branding. Our Next section features everything from a diagram of timber architecture to infographics on gene editing to a beautifully photographed Q&A with influencer chef Alison Roman. These pages make up just a few […]

Fast Company hires Rawlins as an editor

Fast Company has hired Aimee Rawlins as an editor on its Fast Company design team. Rawlins has been a freelance writer and editor since August 2017. She previously worked at CNN as its senior technology editor and at CNN Money as startups and innovations editor and as breaking news editor. Rawlins also worked at the […]