Vanity Fair hires Ganesan as senior editor for The Hive

Meena Ganesan has joined Vanity Fair’s media, business and technology section The Hive as a senior editor. Previously, Ganesan was a senior editor at FiveThirtyEight, where she edited national, political, science and culture stories, including the FiveThirtyEight Election Forecast. She also worked as a contractual political producer at C-SPAN for the 2016 campaign, and as […]

Allbritton Journalism Institute makes two new hires

The Allbritton Journalism Institute has hired Tara Golshan as a senior editor and Byron Tau as a reporter for the institute’s non-profit publication set to launch this fall.   Golshan will join from Vanity Fair, where she helped helm business, tech and politics coverage as a senior editor for ‘The Hive’ and the magazine. She […]

Vanity Fair hires Stelter as special correspondent

Vanity Fair has named Brian Stelter a special correspondent to cover the Fox News trial. Previously, he was at CNN, where he has worked for more than eight years. There, he served as senior media correspondent, host of “Reliable Sources,” chief media correspondent and anchor of “Reliable Sources.” Since September 2022, Stelter has been a […]

Kludt joins Vanity Fair as contributing editor

Vanity Fair has tapped Tom Kludt to serve as a contributing editor, where he will publish two stories a month covering media, sports and politics. Previously, Kludt was a reporter on the media team at CNN and recorded/hosted a five-part podcast for Howler Magazine. He was an intern, fellow and reporter at TPM Media LLC, […]

Hasan and Wong join NY Times editing residency program

Maham Hasan and Wilson Wong will join The New York Times Residency Program on Nov. 14. An excerpt from the announcement reads: “Times residents edit work from across our newsroom, including daily and enterprise news articles, visuals and special projects. They begin their residency on the Flexible Editing desk, honing their skills under the tutelage […]

Jong-Fast joins Vanity Fair as special correspondent

Vanity Fair has appointed Molly Jong-Fast as a special correspondent. Jong-Fast was a podcast host at iHeartMedia. Jong-Fast, the daughter of “Fear of Flying” author Erica Jong, contributed to The Atlantic and served as editor at large at The Daily Beast. Jong-Fast graduated from Bennington College in Vermont. You can congratulate Jong-Fast via Twitter.

Howorth named executive editor of features and development at Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair has promoted Claire Howorth to executive editor of features and development. Recently, she served as executive editor. She was previously assistant managing editor at Time Magazine. Her work has appeared in Time,, WSJ Magazine, the New York Post and other publications. She was also a contributing editor at The New York Post […]

Vanity Fair promotes Calderone to editor of The Hive

Michael Calderone has been appointed editor of Vanity Fair’s media, business and technology sub-section The Hive. Recently, he held the post of senior editor of The Hive. Vanity Fair editor in chief Radhika Jones wrote in an internal memo: Michael’s extensive journalistic background and rich understanding of the interplay between media and politics has made […]

NY Times names Weinman new columnist for crime fiction

Sarah Weinman will be the new crime columnist for The New York Times Book Review as editor and deputy editor of the Book Review Marilyn Stasio is retiring after 33 years. However, Stasio will continue to contribute reviews to The Times on crime, true crime and other related subjects. Apart from the Times, Weinman has […]

Vanity Fair Hive hires Elder as executive editor

Miriam Elder has been hired as executive editor of  Vanity Fair’s media, business and technology sub-section The Hive. She will start next week. “It’s an incredible team and an incredible moment to shape coverage of our brave new world,” she wrote on Twitter. Elder is world editor and politics reporter for BuzzFeed News and was […]