OLD Media Moves

WSJ. magazine names new creative director

November 26, 2012

Posted by Chris Roush

WSJ. Magazine, the luxury lifestyle magazine from The Wall Street Journal, has appointed Magnus Berger as its creative director, it was announced Monday by Kristina O’Neill, editor-in-chief of WSJ. Magazine.

Their first issue will be the March Women’s Fashion issue, which will appear in WSJ Weekend on Saturday, Feb. 16.

 “Magnus is plugged into the history of design as well as the pulse of the fashion world, and will bring a renewed sense of vitality to the magazine’s pages,” said O’Neill in a statement.

 In addition to his new role with WSJ., Berger remains the creative director of creative agency Berger & Wild and continues to share the title of editor-in-chief of The Last Magazine with Tenzin Wild, with whom he also runs Berger & Wild.

Additional appointments for WSJ. Magazine include David Thielebeule, who has joined the magazine from Allure as fashion market and accessories director, and Elisa Lipsky-Karasz, who was recently named fashion news and features director.

WSJ. Magazine launched in September 2008 as a quarterly publication and will publish 11 issues in 2013 followed by 12 issues in 2014.

It appears globally as part of WSJ Weekend in the U.S. and in the Journal’s Europe and Asia editions as well as online via wsj.com/magazine.

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