New Media 01.31.14
Independent photographer, curator, and publisher Matthew Leifheit has been named Photo Editor at VICE magazine. In addition to contributing articles to Camera Club of New York and TIME Magazine's Lightbox blog, Leifheit self-publishes Matte Magazine, a platform for established and emerging artists that has been collected by the Museum of Modern Art library in New York.
Laura Baer has been named Art Director of New Jersey Monthly. Laura had been Consulting Art Director at Good Housekeeping and other publications and non-profit clients for the past several years. Prior to that she served as the Art Director of Prevention magazine, CIO Insight, PC Magazine, and Senior Art Director of Business Week.
Randy Minor has been named Design Director of ELLE, it was announced on December 19th by ELLE Editor-in-Chief Robbie Myers. Minor, who was Art Director at New York magazine since 2006, assumes his new role on December 30.
"Randy's keen eye for design and distinctive sensibility perfectly reflect the ELLE aesthetic," said Myers. "His innovative approach to visual storytelling is exactly what we were looking for and I'm thrilled to welcome him to the team."