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New EIC At DailyCandy

Popular lifestyle newsletter DailyCandy has hired Janet Ozzard as its new editor in chief. Most recently, Ozzard ran New York Magazine's Strategist shopping and fashion guide. Eve Epstein, who's edited DailyCandy for the past three years, will now serve as creative director of Swirl, the company's recently launched online sample-sale site.

In the summer of 2008, Bob Pittman's Pilot Group sold DailyCandy to Comcast for $125 million. More recently, last May, CEO Pete Sheinbaum departed, and was eventually replaced by Hearst Digital's Beth Ellard last August. In December, meanwhile the company began paring back some of its local editions and laid-off some staff in the process, according to Media Memo. If and when the deal with GE and NBC Universal goes through, the blog says DailyCandy will end up as part of the combined company.

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