OLD Media Moves

Sottek, Havlak promoted at The Verge

June 25, 2019

Posted by Andrew Graham

The Verge today announced two promotions.

The Verge

T.C. Sottek has been promoted to the role of executive editor. He had been its managing editor, and he has been writing for The Verge since September of 2011.

Sottek is a graduate of St. Mary’s College of Maryland, where he studied philosophy. He is also the creator of tabletop roleplaying game Quest.

The Vox Media-owned website also announced that Helen Havlak has been named vice president, overseeing all editorial operations. She has held the titles of engagements editor and editorial director at the outlet, and prior to that was an account supervisor at PR firm Edelman. She graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts in English.

“[E]veryone has heard me say that Helen Havlak actually runs The Verge for awhile now, so we’re just making it official. Helen will now be my boss, taking a new position as VP of The Verge,” said editor in chief Nilay Patel.

In addition to The Verge, Vox Media publishes SB Nation, Polygon, Curbed, Eater, Vox.com and Recode.

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