ASME Elects New Officers, Board Members

The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) has announced a new slate of board members. 

  • Amanda Kludt, group publisher, lifestyle, Vox Media, was elected as president of ASME by general consent, and will oversee the National Magazine Awards. 
  • Alison Overholt, adjunct professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and Founder, Good People LLC was elected as vice president.
  • Joe Brown, publisher and editorial director, one5c, will serve as treasurer.
  • Charles Whitaker, dean, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, secretary.

Joining the ASME Board of Directors for two-year terms are:

  • Richard Dorment, editor-in-chief, Men’s Health 
  • Sid Evans, editor in chief, Southern Living 
  • Ivylise Simones, creative director, Slate; she will be the first creative director to sit on the ASME board 
  • Nikhil Swaminathan, chief executive officer, Grist.

“This may be an especially challenging time for our industry, but I look forward to working with this group to find ways to continue our support of our members, whether they’re editors in chief of long-established titles or ASME NEXT-ers taking their first steps in print or online,” says Kludt, the first ASME president whose entire career has been spent in digital media. 


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