It’s hard out here for a communications pro, but we have the latest media insights to make your life a little easier.

Update your media list:

  • Susan Kaplow will join Apartment Therapy Media as the new Chief Content Officer, overseeing content strategy for the brand’s sites (Apartment Therapy and Kitchn), after serving in the same role at SheKnows Mediavia Adweek
  • Katherine Bell will join Barron’s Magazine as the new Editor in Chief and will be responsible for the publication’s digital overhaul after serving as editor of HBR.org. via Adweek
  • Izabella Zaydenberg joined Revelist as a contributing writer. She covers women’s interests, fashion and beauty, with an emphasis on body positivity. via Cision
  • Choire Sicha will join The New York Times as the next Styles Section Editor after serving as the Executive Director for Partner Development at Vox and Co-Founder/Editor of The Awlvia Adweek
  • Gizmodo Media Group named Susie Banikarim as its new Editorial Director, where she will oversee Gizmodo, Deadspin, Jezebel, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Splinter and The Root. via FOLIO:
  • Vicky Ward joined HuffPost as an Editor-at-Large after serving in the same role at Town & Countryvia FOLIO:

A look across the storytelling landscape:

  • For those still distraught about Ann Curry’s abrupt exit from NBC’s TODAY in 2012, she will host a new PBS series, “We’ll Meet Again,” where people will be reunited after being affected by real-life events like World War II, 9/11, and the 1960s civil rights era. Now let’s keep an eye out for details on a fellow TODAY alum’s new talk show!
  • Everyone wants to save a dollar, and Men’s Health is doing just that after creating a social video studio in their office where on-air talent can be a “one-man band” instead of requiring a venue, video team and secured talent. They’ve started with fitness videos and will soon expand into cooking, style and celebrities.
  • If you’re still hoping to create your own podcast, NPR shared its top lessons on how to curate an audio story that “hold people’s ears.”
  • Remember when getting the news of the day wasn’t as easy as clicking subscribe on a newsletter? theSkimm does! Tess Koman at Cosmopolitan sat down with the founders to discuss their growth after five years, and of course, haters and imitators.