Refinery29 hires Mustafa as senior life writer

Tanyel Mustafa has joined Refinery29 as a senior life writer. She wrote on X/Twitter: “So excited to be joining the team – you can now reach me here:” Recently, Mustafa was at, where she held the posts of lifestyle writer and lifestyle reporter. She also wrote for Condé Nast and held the posts […]

Refinery29 names Fox as assistant editor, updates

Claire Fox has joined Refinery29 as an assistant editor, updates. Recently, Fox was a managing editor at The Delacorte Review, a narrative nonfiction publication at the Columbia Journalism School. Previously, she was an updates writer at BDG. Fox has a B.A. from The Johns Hopkins University and a M.S. from Columbia University Graduate School of […]

Devaney takes on new role at Refinery29

Refinery29 has promoted Susan Devaney to lifestyle director, a role in which she will cover areas that include health. Recently, she held the post of acting managing editor. Devaney freelanced for ELLE Magazine, Vogue, Teen Vogue, Yahoo and The Sunday Herald. She also worked as a commercial writer for branded content and as a fashion […]

Refinery29 writer Roberts departs

Millie Roberts, a style and beauty writer at Refinery29 Australia, has left. Her tweet reads: “I’m so proud of what I’ve achieved at @Refinery29AU: learning from the best in the biz, UK and US bylines, helping out with the launch of street view after dark, picking up an entirely new beat, publishing some real thought […]

Refinery29 names Lansom associate editor

Refinery29 has appointed Alicia Lansom associate editor to cover fashion, lifestyle, work and money. Previously, Lansom was an editorial assistant. Lansom interned at Marie Claire, Stylist Magazine, HELLO! Magazine and Bauer Media. She was an entertainment writer at LeftLion Magazine Nottingham and a freelance commercial writer at The Telegraph. Lansom has a B.A. in journalism […]

Refinery29 is looking for writers

Refinery29 is looking for any pitches on the new season of Netflix’s Bling Empire. ABOUT THE COMPANY Refinery29 is a global media company focused on young women. It aims to inspire, entertain, and empower its audience through optimistic and diverse storytelling, experiences, and points of view. It is a lifestyle destination that delivers inspiration to […]

Refinery29 top editor Fortune departs

Carley Fortune, executive editor of Refinery29 Canada, has left to pursue her career in fiction writing. In her role as executive editor, she led the Canadian launch of Refinery29 in October 2018 and oversaw all editorial planning, strategy, and execution for the brand, including digital content, social media, newsletters, audience growth among other tasks. She […]

Egonu joins Refinery29 as an associate newsletter editor

Ugochi Egonu is now an associate newsletter editor at Refinery29. Previously, she was a writer at Audible. She was also a youth ambassador at Instagram and Vice Media. She has also contributed to Rookie Magazine. Egonu graduated from New York University.

Morgan set to depart Refinery29 UK

Jessica Noah Morgan, a staff writer at Refinery29 UK, is leaving the company. She has also freelanced for Grazia, Harper’s Bazaar, Stylist, Evening Standard, Red Magazine, Black Ballad, Refinery29, and The Times, among others. She has also worked at Yahoo and was a reporter at The Independent. She was also a news reporter at the […]

Refinery29 appoints Oliver as global editor-in-chief

Simone Oliver, who leads partnerships with magazines and lifestyle brands at Facebook and Instagram, will be joining Refinery29 as its new global editor-in-chief, starting September 30, reports The New York Times. In her new role, she will oversee the company’s articles, videos, audience engagement efforts, and partnerships with clothing companies and other brands. The “global” […]