Category: People on the Move

Manning Departs Ebiquity

By Chrissie Cluney, Contributing Editor Nick Manning, chief strategy officer of Ebiquity, is departing after 10 years as a director of the media auditing and insight firm. He was a senior figure in UK media for nearly three decades after co-founding Manning Gottlieb in 1990. “Nick stands tall in the media industry and has played…

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HuffPost’s Rich Exits to Launch Nonprofit News Outlet

By Chrissie Cluney, Contributing Effort. HuffPost executive editor Jim Rich is leaving to launch a nonprofit, New York-focused news site. He feels that the for-profit model of local journalism “is dead, and it’s not coming back.” said Jim Rich, former executive editor, HuffPost. He witnessed this “firsthand” while editor-in-chief of the New York Daily News, where…

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8i Lays Off Half Its Staff

By Chrissie Cluney, Contributing Editor 8i, is a New Zealand and Los Angeles-based augmented reality startup bringing celebrity personalities into immersive experiences. The company is laying off about half of its 70-person staff. The New Zealand law requires companies making any type of workplace changes to go through a restructuring process. While that doesn’t necessarily mean…

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Fricke exits Bauer Media

By Chrissie Cluney, Contributing Editor Christian Fricke, Bauer Media’s managing director of its digital arm Bauer Xcel Media has resigned from the company. He joined the Australian branch in July of last year. He also managed the Bauer Xcel office in Germany since August 2012. Fricke has also held leadership positions in the company’s print…

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The Atlantic Names Lorenzoni and McRae as VPs of Advertising Partnerships

By Chrissie Cluney, Contributing Editor The Atlantic Publisher and SVP Hayley Romer announced two key leadership positions. Ryan McRae is joining the company as vice president of advertising partnerships. He will head The Atlantic’s New York City-based sales team and sales efforts on the east coast and the United Kingdom. Liz Lorenzoni, who is based…

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