Welcome to TFP’s roundup of news highlighting women’s roles in the evolving media landscape. Here’s a recap of some recent media industry moves at InStyle, Vice Media, Hearst Magazines, Redbook, The Huffington Post, and more.

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  • Nina Lawrence (right) is replacing Karin Tracy as the new vice president and publisher of InStyle magazine. Lawrence previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, where she served as vice president of global marketing and advertising sales.
  • Alyssa Mastromonaco, former White House deputy chief of staff, was named Vice Media’s chief operating officer, a position she will begin in January. After leaving the White House in May, she became a contributing editor at Marie Claire.
  • Maura Fritz took on an editorial recruiter role at Hearst Magazines. She was previously deputy editor of beauty, fashion, and health coverage at RealSimple.com.
  • Jennifer Hitzges and Petra Kobayashi joined Redbook as fashion director and art director, respectively. Hitzges previously held positions at Vanity Fair, InStyle, Teen Vogue, Glamour, and Self, while Kobayashi worked at Self.
  • Lilly Workneh was named Black Voices editor at The Huffington Post. She previously worked at theGrio.com as lifestyle editor.
  • Emily Jipson and Melinda Lee were appointed vice president of product and vice president of content and audience development, respectively, at Hearst Magazines. Both will work under Gary Ellis, chief digital officer of Hearst Magazines International.
  • Monique Chenault, formerly a senior producer at “Access Hollywood”, is now executive producer of “The Insider”.
  • María Cristina (Cristy) Marrero was promoted to group content chief at Meredith Corp.’s Meredith Hispanic Media. She will continue serving as editor in chief of Siempre Mujer, where she has been since 2008, and take on a new role as editor in chief of Ser Padres magazine.
  • Michelle Tan is the new editor in chief at Seventeen. Previously, she was special projects editor at People. Tan will report to Joanna Coles, editor of Cosmopolitan and editorial director of Seventeen.
  • Cortney Pellettieri, entertainment director at Good Housekeeping, has added to her role, taking on the same responsibilities and title at Town & Country. Pellettieri previously was entertainment editor at InStyle.
  • Jane Frye was hired by Hearst Magazines Digital Media as managing editor of editorial operations, which is a new position at the company. Most recently, she was deputy managing editor at The Daily Beast.
  • Bethany Heitman is the new executive editor of People StyleWatch. Prior to her appointment, she was executive editor at Seventeen magazine and had been with Cosmopolitan for eight years.
  • Danica Lo was rehired by Glamour as its first online editor at large. Lo had been fashion and beauty editor for the site before leaving to join start-up StyleBistro. Most recently, she was executive editor at Epicurious.

Let us know in the comments if there are any other recent career moves you’d like us to include in our next Women in Media roundup! 

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Posted by: Monica Sambataro

Monica Sambataro is a contributing editor and copyeditor for Technology for Publishing. Her publishing background includes work for leading technology- and business-related magazines and websites.