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Jill Armus named Creative Director at O, The Oprah Magazine


Jill Armus has been named Design Director at O, The Oprah Magazine. She previously held Design Director positions at Every Day with Rachael Ray and Prevention magazines.

Gretchen Smelter named Creative Director of Travel + Leisure


November 13-Travel + Leisure Editor Nathan Lump announced that Gretchen Smelter is named the brand's Creative Director, effective November 20. Smelter was most recently at Rodale's Women's Health where she was Creative Director. Prior to joining Rodale, she was the Design Director at House Beautiful and before that Group Creative Director of Edipresse Asia where she worked on a number of publications including Hong Kong Tatler. She has also served as Creative Director at Conde Nast's Brides and Art Director for Time Inc.'s Real Simple as well as Smart Money, among other roles.

Petra Kobayashi named art director at Redbook


Petra Kobayashi has been named art director at Redbook. She had been art director at Self.
(source: FishbowlNY)

Jason Sfetko named Deputy AD at The New York Times Magazine

Jason Sfetko has been named Deputy Art Director at The New York Times Magazine. He  joined the staff at the Sunday weekly in 2013 as a Designer. Previously, Jason was a designer at GQ.

Bruce Perez named Photo Director at Dr. Oz The Good Life


Bruce Perez
has been named photo director at Dr. Oz The Good Life. He had been photo director at Redbook. (FishbowlNY)

Jacklyn Steinberg named design director of Dr. Oz The Good Life

Jaclyn Steinberg will join Hearst startup Dr. Oz The Good Life as design director. Steinberg previously served as Cosmo's design director. Prior to Cosmo, she worked as deputy art director at People and People Specials. (source: MediaBistro)

Tracy Everding named Creative Director of AllYou magazine


Tracy Everding
is joining All You, where she will serve as creative director. Everding most recently held the same role at Cosmopolitan, where she oversaw a revamp of the magazine. Everding has previously worked with magazines such as Marie Claire, Redbook, Harper's Bazaar, Everyday with Rachael Ray and HGTV Magazine. Everding joins All You September 15. (source: Chris O'Shea, MediaBistro)
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Kirby Rodriguez named Creative Director of Redbook
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