October 6, 2012
Conde Nast Hires Another Black Editor, Elaine Welteroth
From Huffington Post
Times are changing at magazine publisher Conde Nast.
For the second time in the last two months, they have hired a black editor to head up one of their main publications.
Elaine Welteroth was recently hired as Beauty and Health Director at Teen Vogue.
“We live in a multi-cultural world, so embracing diversity is important in every industry,” Welteroth told Fashionista.com. “As it’s related to publishing, I think magazines really benefit from having a staff with a range of different perspectives and cultural references so that any reader can feel like there is someone on the masthead they can relate to, someone they can trust to speak up for them. It’s great to see that idea being embraced more and more.”
Read more at Huffington Post