Howard Mittman Exits Bleacher Report | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_103589" align="alignright" width="150"] Howard Mittman[/caption] Howard Mittman is out as CEO of Bleacher Report, several outlets reported Tuesday, citing an internal memo. One of those, The New York Daily News, reports that Mittman was "forced out" amid sustained criticism in recent weeks over a lack of diversity in leadership roles at Bleacher Report and a perceived failure to adequately and appropriately respond to those criticisms during multiple staff meetings in recent weeks. Hours before news of Mittman's departure broke, creative executive Bryan Graham announced he had tendered his resignation from the site after nearly five years, citing "an obvious crisis of leadership that was never more visible than it was in the past 6 weeks." Previously the publisher of GQ and Wired, Mittman jumped from Condé Nast to Turner-owned Bleacher Report in 2017, originally in the dual role of CMO and CRO, before being promoted to CEO in February of 2019. Mittman's exit, purportedly driven at least in part by pushback from his own staff, comes amid a broader moment of self-reflection across media in general and sports media in particular over a lack of Black representation in editorial and leadership roles. Staff unions at both Sports Illustrated and The Ringer have issued statements in the past month calling out their own organizations and pledging to bargain for better diversity and inclusion. Turner Sports president Lenny Daniels will assume many of... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-24 13:20:18 UTC ]
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Glenda Bailey Exits Harper’s Bazaar | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_176301" align="alignright" width="150"] Glenda Bailey[/caption] Glenda Bailey is stepping down as editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar, ending a 19-year run, Hearst president and CEO Steven Swartz and Hearst Magazines president Troy Young announced Wednesday. She will... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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