Paste Magazine acquires shuttered feminist site Jezebel

Last month, G/O Media CEO Jim Spanfeller broke the news to staff in a memo that Jezebel will cease operations after 16 years in business and the entire team of 23 will be laid off (news covered by TBN here.) At that time, Spanfeller said financial constraints and the inability to find a buyer for […]

Paste Magazine names Govert TV editor

Paste Magazine has promoted Anna Govert to TV editor from her post of assistant TV editor. She joined in May 2022 as an intern. She wrote on Twitter: “I’ve been so lucky to work with such incredible people (@keeneTV in particular, who taught me everything i know), and i’m beyond excited for the future!!” Previously, […]

Paste Magazine promotes Mitchell to assistant music editor

Matt Mitchell has been named assistant music editor at Paste Magazine. Since June 2021, he has freelanced with the magazine. Mitchell was an hourly features writer at Static Media and worked freelance for Pitchfork and Bandcamp. He interned at Cleveland Magazine. Mitchell graduated from Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio. You can congratulate Mitchell on Twitter.

Paste Magazine music editor Russell departs

Scott Russell, music editor at Paste Magazine has left. Russell’s tweet reads: “Wild timing for this particular piece of personal news, but so it goes! It was a joy reuniting with this team, and sharing the work of so many talented writers. Thankful for all of it.” Russell previously served as associate music editor. He […]

Johnson departs Paste Magazine for Law360

Ellen Johnson has been hired by Law360 as a copy editor. Her new role begins next week. Recently, Johnson was an associate music editor at Paste Magazine. She joined the magazine in 2018, as an editorial intern and then served as an assistant music editor before holding her current post. Johnson has also worked at […]