Antunes of Quartz receives lifetime achievement award
Xana Antunes, the executive editor of Quartz has received the Front Page Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Newswomen’s Club of New York.
Before becoming executive editor, Antunes led new initiatives since joining Quartz in 2014. She previously was executive editor and vice president at CNBC Digital.
During her two years at CNBC, Antunes led an expansion of the editorial staff of CNBC.com and the launching of a new home page. CNBC’s digital readers have increased by more than 50 percent under Antunes.
Before joining CNBC, Antunes had been editor of Crain’s New York Business.
Before that, Antunes was executive editor of Fortune and CNNMoney.com, and oversaw the development and integration of online versions of Time Inc.’s financial publications, including Fortune, Money, Fortune Small Business and Business 2.0 under the CNNMoney umbrella.
She also worked at the New York Post.