Here are some of the latest changes for people in media this past month:

  • Farah Zaman is the new chief privacy officer for Meredith Corp. She came from Colgate-Palmolive, where she was senior global data privacy counsel.
  • Josh London was named chief marketing officer for Reuters. He most recently served as CMO at IDG Communications.
  • Kathryn Friedrich is the new EVP of operations and general manager at Condé Nast Entertainment. She joins the company from Verizon Media Group’s RYOT Studio.
  • Sara Moonves was tapped as editor-in-chief at W magazine. She previously held the position of style director.
  • Steven Schwartz was named chief operating officer for Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global. He joins the company from information discovery company Dataminr, where he was the president of operations and strategy, commercial markets.
  • Laurie Abraham has joined The Atlantic as senior editor. She previously held the position of executive features editor at New York magazine.
  • Thomas Gebremedhin has also joined The Atlantic as senior editor. He was previously the culture editor at WSJ Magazine.
  • Wendy Naugle is the new deputy editor for People magazine. Naugle comes from Glamour magazine, where she most recently served as executive editor.
  • Kate Coyne has been promoted to editorial director of entertainment for People magazine. She previously held the position of executive editor.
  • Cynthia Sanz has also been promoted to editorial director for People magazine. She previously held the position of executive editor, as well.
  • Vandana Sinha has been named editor-in-chief of the Washington Business Journal. She most recently served as managing editor
  • Matthew Heimer has been promoted to senior features editor for Fortune–both print and online. He previously held the position of features editor.
  • Dana Rosen was named chief legal officer for Time. Rosen most recently served as general counsel for ALM.
  • Carol Smith was promoted to SVP and publishing director of Hearst Magazine’s Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and Marie Claire. Smith most recently served as the VP, publisher and CRO of Harper’s Bazaar.
  • Leslie Picard was appointed as the new associate publisher and CRO of Hearst Magazine’s Cosmopolitan, Women’s Health and Seventeen magazines. She most recently served as Getty Images’ VP of sales for the Americas.
  • Thom Bettridge was named editor-in-chief of Highsnobiety. He was previously the executive editor at Interview magazine.
  • Linzee Troubh has been named development director for The Atlantic. She previously worked with a documentary production team at Buzzfeed.

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

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