She replaces Julian Sancton, who has left Businessweek just one year after replacing Etc.'s inaugural editor, Jon Kelly, who now works for The New York Times Magazine.
He replaces Barrett Sheridan, who left to pursue a fellowship at the Columbia Journalism School. He joins the magazine from Popular Science, where he was a senior editor. He also previously worked as an editor at Esquire.
'Businessweek' tag-team talks about how their subjects are boring (visually) and how they try to make them not be
It's a familiar design trope for business magazines: In the foreground, looking commanding, is a man (however physically appealing or unappealing) standing upright in a dark suit with his arms crossed. Soaring behind him, or beneath him, or on a table next to him, is his new building, his vast vineyard or estate, his sprawling factory floor, or his epoch-making invention.
This is not what Bloomberg Businessweek wants. Creative director Richard Turley's epoch-making invention is the Interesting Biz Mag Cover.(2)
Frons previously served as the Times Media Group's chief technology officer of digital operations. But he also has some pretty solid stripes as a journalist on his resume.
10,000 copies of the "proof of concept" issue of Reuters will be distributed in conference centers; on British Airways; aboard the exclusive helicopter company commissioned to schlep attendees back and forth between events; in Davos' 20 major hotels; and on the ground by way of "some very warmly dressed" street team members, said Jim Impoco, who edited the magazine. And the company is considering turning it into a regular offering.
Interspersed among the revelations that Donald Trump has definitely lied (about how he came to avoid military service in Vietnam), and that he's probably lied (about having sent private investigators to Hawaii, who promptly came up with "incredible" things concerning the president's place of birth), is a remarkable moment of truth-telling.