GET EMAIL UPDATES FROM POWERTOFLY
By signing up you accept the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy
BROWSE CATEGORIES
GET EMAIL UPDATES FROM POWERTOFLY
Condé Nast

Condé Nast Names Whembley Sewell Executive Editor of them

Below is an article originally written by the Communications Team at PowerToFly Partner Condé Nast, and published on January 8, 2019. Go to Condé Nast's page on PowerToFly to see their open positions and learn more.

NEW YORK – January 8, 2019 – Condé Nast today announced that Whembley Sewell has been named executive editor of them, Condé Nast's LGBTQ+ brand. In her new position, Sewell will oversee the brand's editorial content across all platforms and experiences. Previously, Sewell was channel manager at Teen Vogue, where she led the brand's emerging platform programming strategy and helped maintain overall content strategy and audience development.

"them has grown tremendously since we launched the platform in 2017 and Whembley's distinct voice and passionate take on issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community make her a natural fit to lead the brand forward," said Anna Wintour, artistic director of Condé Nast and editor-in-chief of Vogue. "Her positive energy and warmth will be instrumental in growing them's audience while championing the diverse voices that make the platform so extraordinary."

Since launching, them's social media presence has experienced tremendous growth, increasing its social audience by 106% from April to October 2018 alone.* During that same time period, the platform launched "Queeroes," a short film series in partnership with 5050by2020, as part of NYC Pride Week in June 2018. The initiative included an innovative mentorship program for queer, trans and POC storytelling.

"I am so excited to join the amazing team at them and help share important stories that impact the LGBTQ+ community," said Sewell. "There are so many untapped points of view that aren't represented in media and them's mission to give a platform to these voices is more important than ever."

Before joining Condé Nast, Sewell was a social media editor at Hearst managing programming strategy across platforms for Seventeen, where her work was recognized as an American Society of Magazine Editors National Magazine Awards finalist. Prior to that role, Sewell supported social media and digital content strategy for Refinery29.

*Source: ListenFirst

About them:

them, a next-generation community platform, chronicles and celebrates the stories, people and voices that are emerging and inspiring everyone, ranging in topics from pop culture and style to politics and news, all through the lens of today's LGBTQ+ community.

About Condé Nast:

Condé Nast is a premier media company renowned for producing the highest quality content for the world's most influential audiences. Attracting more than 144 million consumers across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands, the company's portfolio includes some of the most iconic titles in media: Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Brides, Self, GQ, GQ Style, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler, Allure, AD, Bon Appétit, Epicurious, Wired, W, Golf Digest, Teen Vogue, Ars Technica, Pitchfork, them and Iris. Condé Nast Entertainment was launched in 2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video programming.

For more information, please visit Condenast.com and follow @CondeNast on Twitter.

popular

How These Companies Are Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

According to a recent study, anti-Asian hate crimes have risen 150% since the pandemic started. But these acts of violence are not new — they are part of a much larger history of anti-Asian racism and violence in the U.S.

That makes celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (which was named a month-long celebration in May by Congress in 1992 "to coincide with two important milestones in Asian/Pacific American history: the arrival in the United States of the first Japanese immigrants on May 7, 1843 and contributions of Chinese workers to the building of the transcontinental railroad, completed May 10, 1869") this year all the more important.

READ MORE AND DISCUSS Show less

[VIDEO ▶️ ] Diversity at Work: Procore’s Approach

💎 What does a recruiting process with "diversity at work" in mind look like?

📼 Press PLAY to hear some insights from a recruiter at Procore into what it's like to work at a company that encourages diversity. Cynthia Griffin, Senior Talent Operations Specialist at Procore, shares some tips and tricks to stand out in the recruitment process at Procore.

READ MORE AND DISCUSS Show less
Work & Co

5 Tips for Career Switchers: Insight from Work & Co’s Sarah Mogin on Making Use of Your Past Lives

Sarah Mogin never used to like writing open-ended essays in school. She found herself much more motivated by tangible problems.

Calculus had some of those—she never had trouble with her math homework—but when she was in school she never envisioned just how much she could incorporate that love of solution-finding into her daily work, much less that she would have a career as a developer one day.

READ MORE AND DISCUSS Show less
Webinars

Supporting Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Only 4% of companies that say they value diversity consider disabilities. Even fewer include learning and thinking differences.

While neurodiversity is a concept that is gaining more awareness, many employers have still not fully grasped the importance (and benefits) of understanding neurodiversity and how to effectively incorporate and retain neurodivergent individuals in their organizations.

READ MORE AND DISCUSS Show less
Videos

[VIDEO ▶️ ] Are You the Right Candidate for the Job? Tips From a Helm Recruiter

💎 Wondering how you can show up as the right candidate for the job?

📼 Press PLAY to hear some insight from a recruiter at Helm into what the right candidate for the job looks like in an interview. Alayna Sye, Helm's Senior Technical Recruiter, knows an applicant is going to be the right for the job usually after the first conversation. Find out exactly what will make you stand out, as well as the steps for the application process at Helm.

READ MORE AND DISCUSS Show less
© Rebelmouse 2020