NYLON and NYLON Guys names Michelle Lee Editor-in-Chief

| July 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Dana Fields, executive vice president and chief revenue officer of NYLON Media, today named Michelle Lee editor-in-chief of NYLON and NYLON Guys magazines, effective June 25.  “I am thrilled to welcome Michelle, her extraordinary multimedia background in fashion, beauty and entertainment, the essential crossroads of today’s popular culture and contemporary media, makes her the perfect choice to lead,” said Fields.

NYLON and NYLON Guys Names Michelle Lee Editor-in-Chief

NYLON and NYLON Guys Names Michelle Lee Editor-in-Chief

“As an obsessive fashion and culture lover — and former NYLON writer — I’m thrilled to be joining the team,” said Lee. “To me, the brand has always stood for the cool merger of style and entertainment, so I’m excited to see the evolution and growth of such an already-amazing brand.” Throughout her career, Lee has worked in fashion, beauty and entertainment at a number of leading publications. She is a founding editor of Us Weekly, The Daily Front Row, and CosmoGIRL, which was named Adweek’s “Launch of the Year.” She also served as editor-in-chief of In Touch Weekly, named one of min’s “25 Most Notable Launches of the Past 25 Years.” Most recently, Lee was the chief content and strategy officer at brand publishing agency Magnified Media, and prior to that was senior vice president of content of Hollywood.com. Lee regularly shares her culture expertise on NBC’s Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Early Show, Vh1, CNN, and many more television outlets.

NYLON and NYLON Guys Names Michelle Lee Editor-in-Chief

Lee has also held positions at Glamour and Mademoiselle and has written for many magazines, including NYLON, Elle, Marie Claire, Paper magazine, GQ, Maxim, Cosmopolitan, and Men’s Health. Lee is the winner of a William Randolph Hearst Award for outstanding feature writing.

Founded in 1999, is a leading fashion media title with print, digital, social, and events assets, with headquarters in New York. With a median age of 25, according to Beta,  readers are almost ten years younger than the median age at larger titles in the magazines competitive set such as Glamour, Marie Claire and other titles in the category. Additionally, their audience is 80% single and has an average income of $68,000, which translates into readers without issues such as mortgages or children, allowing them to use their discretionary income on themselves.

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