Texas Monthly’s Jake Silverstein is named New York Times Magazine editor


Jake Silverstein – Texas Monthly editor since 2008 – is “an eyebrow-raising choice that brings a bit of Southwestern swagger to a position traditionally held by New York media insiders,” writes Joe Pompeo. He beat out Times Magazine deputy editors Joel Lovell and Lauren Kern for the job.
* Jake Silverstein of Texas Monthly to edit New York Times Magazine (nytimes.com)
* Silverstein got national attention for hiring a “barbecue columnist” (cjr.org)
* Earlier: What the Times Magazine needs in its next editor (jacklimpert.com)