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Forbes hires managing editor and assistant managing editor

October 12, 2020

Posted by Chris Roush

Forbes announced Monday the hiring of Joyce Bautista Ferrari as managing editor and Ali Jackson-Jolley as assistant managing ditor.

Reporting to chief content officer Randall Lane, Ferrari is charged with establishing a process for internal talent mobility, career pathing, succession planning and ensuring that all facets of the Forbes newsroom continue to advocate for systemic change in business, culture and society.

At Condé Nast, she helped launch Cookie as the managing editor and served as the executive managing editor for Brides and director of editorial development and operations for Condé Nast Traveler. Most recently, she was the managing editor for Marie Claire at Hearst.

“I’m thrilled to join the talented team of writers and editors at Forbes. I look forward to helping my colleagues establish clear career paths and giving them the tools to succeed,” said Ferrari in a statement. “Most importantly, I’m excited to work with Assistant Managing Editor Alice Jackson-Jolley on recruiting staffers who are not just culture fits, but culture adds to ensure our newsroom reflects different backgrounds, voices and points of view.”

Jackson-Jolley will focus on diversifying Forbes’ recruiting and hiring, across all levels in the newsroom. Reporting to Ferrari, Jackson-Jolley will help identify diverse talent at all levels and design editorial training programs, among other initiatives.

On Capitol Hill, she served as a point person on issues involving women and underrepresented groups in business, education and government reform. She managed government relations for the National Women’s Business Council. And she spent the past decade as a journalist, with bylines at a wide range of outlets.

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