Media Moves at Chicago Sun-Times & NYT Book Review, Marie Claire Announces Leadership Changes

December 10, 2019 Anna Marevska

After seven years at the helm of Marie Claire, editor in chief Anne Fulenwider will leave the title at the end of December. Her successor is Hearst’s fashion director Aya Kanai, who is set to start in the New Year. Kanai has been the fashion director of Cosmopolitan, Women’s Heath, Seventeen, Good Housekeeping and Woman’s Day since 2016. Prior to that, she was the fashion director for Cosmo and style director for before that.

The New York Times Book Review has announced two staff updates:

  • Tina Jordan has been named deputy editor, upped from preview editor, a position she has held since she joined The Times in 2018. Prior to that, she was the longtime books editor at Entertainment Weekly.  
  • David Kelly has been promoted to managing editor of the Book Review. He has been on staff since 1985, most recently as deputy editor.  In his new role, Kelly will oversee the team’s digital and print workflow.

Lee Bey has returned to the Chicago Sun-Times, this time as an editorial writer. He will continue his work as a senior lecturer at the Art Institute of Chicago. Bey was previously at the Sun-Times until 2001 and had spent five years on the architectural beat as a critic. He went on to serve as deputy chief of staff for architecture and urban planning under former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley.

CityWire has hired Alex Rosenberg as editor to oversee the Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) vertical for U.S. operations; he also edits the monthly magazine. Rosenberg was most recently the editor in chief of Real Vision and before that spent five years a s a producer for CNBC. CityWire is a UK-based website written for mutual fund buyers and investors.

Denver’s longtime KTCL music director/host Bailey has joined KVIL-FM in Dallas as music director and midday host.  She spent the past 13 years at KTCL and has previously worked for local stations in Springfield, Illinois, Hartford, Connecticut, and Providence, Rhode Island. Bailey began her career in Boston at WFNX.

KION-TV, the CBS/CW/Telemundo affiliate in Monterey, California, has hired Max Tarlton as a morning news anchor. He was most recently an anchor and traffic reporter at KMTV in Omaha, Nebraska, and before that spent two years in El Centro, California, as an anchor and producer for KYMA Sunrise.

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Anna Marevska is an editor and writer for Cision Blog, and writes media updates and media industry features. She is also the senior manager of content and client data at Cision’s research department, and the editor of

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