November 12, 2018
/ by Anna Marevska
The Atlantic has promoted two of its staff to the top of the magazine's masthead:
Chris Mannix has rejoined Sports Illustrated as a senior writer. He will help lead SI’s NBA coverage in the magazine, on SI.com and on SI TV. Mannix will continue his role as an NBA analyst for NBC Sports Boston and as a host for DAZN boxing. In addition, he hosts a show on Fox Sports Radio and contributes regularly to Fox Sports 1. Mannix was most recently a senior NBA writer at Yahoo! Sports, and previously worked at Sports Illustrated from 2003 to 2015.
Alisa Tang is the new weekend home page editor at The Washington Post overseeing online content, national news and breaking news. She has been with WaPo since 2017, when she joined the staff as overnight editor. Before that, she spent five years at Thomson Reuters Foundation as sub-editor and correspondent.
The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) longtime president Erik Logan has stepped down from his role to join the World Surf League as president/content, media & WSL studios. He has helmed the network for the past seven years. Replacing him as general manager is Tina Perry, who will begin her new duties at OWN in January 2019. Perry is promoted from executive VP of business and legal affairs, and will oversee all business and creative areas of OWN.
Theresa Agovino has joined the Society for Human Resource Management as the workplace editor. She writes about all the issues facing the work place, including diversity, wage inequity, AI and office technology, harassment, the skills gap, office design and generational inclusion. Early next year, she will be part of a team launching a newsletter on workplace issues for SHRM. Agovino has previously worked for Commercial Mortgage Alert and Crain's New York Business, and contributed to Forbes.
Meredith Corp. has promoted Mark Josephson to SVP/group publisher, adding responsibility for Meredith's food brands – Allrecipes, EatingWell, and Rachael Ray Every Day. Josephson will continue to oversee Parents, Magnolia Journal and Midwest Living. He has been with the company since 2015.
ABC's KGO-TV in San Francisco has brought on two new general assignment reporters to its newsroom:
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