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 […]

Fast Company, Bloomberg Businessweek among Ellie Award finalists

Fast Company was named Thursday as a finalist in the 2020 National Magazine Awards for Print and Digital Media in the design category. Bloomberg Businessweek for “The Elements” and MIT Technology Review for  “The China Issue” were named finalists in the single-topic issue category. Bloomberg Businessweek for “Vanillanomics,” by Monte Reel was named a finalist […]

Fast Company hires Landy to be executive editor of digital

Benjamin Landy has been hired by Fast Company to be executive editor, digital. He replaces Paul Smalera, who left recently to join Medium. He starts Nov. 11. Landy has been the deputy editor at Vanity Fair’s The Hive. He has also covered politics, business, and technology. Previously, he was an editor at MSNBC and a policy […]

Fast Company seeks an assistant editor for its Impact section

Fast Company is looking for an assistant editor to work on its Impact section, covering the intersection of business and social good, focusing on social entrepreneurship, climate solutions, alternative economic models, corporate social responsibility and the future of food, transportation, and more. The monthly business magazine is looking for someone with interest and ideas about […]

Anzilotti departs from Fast Company

Eillie Anzilotti, Fast Company’s assistant impact editor, is leaving the publication. Anzilotti wrote about equity, urban issues, and economic and social justice. Prior to Fast Company, she worked as an editorial fellow at CityLab, an online sustainability publication. Anzilotti was also an editorial assistant at Glamour Magazine, an intern at Weber Shandwick, and an editorial […]

Fast Company seeks a staff writer

Fast Company is looking for an experienced news writer to cover fast-developing news updates in business, technology, creativity, and innovation. We’re seeking a creative thinker, imaginer, and all-around news junkie—someone who can quickly identify important stories and crystalize why they matter. The writer will primarily be responsible for contributing to our News section throughout the […]

Fast Company staffers ratify first contract

Fast Company magazine staffers have voted to ratify their first union contract. The contract calls for salary minimums for every position. The minimum salary is now $50,000. Some union members will be getting raises of as much as 26 percent. The magazine will also now match 401(k) contributions, and the contract also provides for regular, […]