Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. poached the president and editorial director of Time Out New York, one of the most successful magazines in the Time Out portfolio.
Cyndi Stivers joins Martha Stewart as executive vice president of the New York media and merchandise firm. She will handle new business development, including the new 24-hour, satellite-based Martha Stewart Living Radio. She will report to Susan Lyne, president/CEO of Martha Stewart.
The appointment comes a month after company founder Martha Stewart was released from prison. The scandal cost her company its catalog as well as many jobs across all divisions.
Stivers was hired to coordinate projects across the company's business segments. She is a 25-year veteran of publishing, with stints at Premiere, Self, Us and Vanity Fair magazines.
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