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Ashley Smestad-Vélez named Deputy Art Director at The Village Voice

Ashley Smestad-Vélez has been named Deputy Art Director at The Village Voice.

Ashley joins The Village Voice after 4 years at Billboard where she headed various positions including iPad Art Director and Senior Designer, respectively. Prior she was at Popular Science.

Tim Leong promoted to Creative Director at Entertainment Weekly

Tim Leong has been promoted to Creative Director at Entertainment Weekly.

Leong joined EW as its Design Director in 2014. Prior to EW he was at Fortune, WIRED, and Complex.

Leong is the first Creative Director in Entertainment Weekly's 26-year history.

Marshall Mckinney promoted to Design Director at Garden&Gun Magazine

Marshall Mckinney has been promoted to Design Director at Garden&Gun Magazine.

Mckinney joined Garden&Gun as its Art Director in 2008, one year after its launch. Since then, the magazine has received the National Magazine Award for General Excellence twice; once in 2011 and again in 2015 while being nominated four other times. Mckinney began his career at Outside magazine in 2001, after receiving his master's in journalism from the University of Mississippi. Through the years, Marshall has received a variety of design and photography awards as well as co-chairing the 48th Annual SPD Awards Gala in NYC. In 2013 he was inducted into the (MIN) Magazine Hall of Fame.

Kathy Nguyen named Photo Director at The Knot

Kathy Nguyen has been named Photo Director at The Knot. 

Kathy joins The Knot from her position as Photo Editor at Dr. Oz The Good Life. Prior she was at Parade, Fast Company, and O, The Oprah Magazine.

Michael Schnaidt named Deputy Design Director at Popular Science

Michael Schnaidt has been named Deputy Design Director at Popular Science.

Mike joins PopSci from his position as Senior Art Director of Men's Health. Prior to Men's Health, he held spots at Esquire and Entertainment Weekly.

Patrick Crowley promoted to Deputy Art Director at Billboard

Patrick Crowley has been promoted to Deputy Art Director at Billboard.

Crowley joined Billboard two years ago as Senior Associate Art Director. With his new position, he will elevate the look of web and social media platforms while striving to sync them seamlessly with the print edition.

Crowley has previously held positions at Guitar World, Guitar Aficionado and Endless Vacation.

Justin Patrick Long named Art Director at Men's Journal

Justin Patrick Long has been named Art Director at Men's Journal.

Long comes from Details magazine where he served as the Deputy Art Director for just under two years.

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Annie Chin promoted to Senior Designer at HBR
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Matt Guemple promoted to Art Director at HBR Magazine
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Karen Player named Art Director of Product in HBRG
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