New editor for Cosmo SA
Associated Media Publishing has announced that Holly Meadows will be the new editor of Cosmopolitan South Africa, effective 1 July 2017. Meadows takes over from Kerrie Simon-Lawrence, who will be returning to Australia.
Meadows previously worked as deputy editor on Cosmopolitan South Africa, prior to taking on the position of head of commercial content in Associated Media’s commercial hub a year ago.
“The role of a modern editor has evolved tremendously,” says Kim St Clair Bodden, senior vice president and editorial director at Hearst International, of the appointment. “Creating engaging content is essential — but equally as important is the ability to reimagine that content, and make it relevant across different platforms. Holly is innovative and imaginative, with a deep understanding of the print, digital and social environments, and we’re happy to welcome her back to Cosmopolitan South Africa.”
“I’m absolutely thrilled to be appointed as the new editor of Cosmopolitan South Africa,” says Meadows. “We’re at a really interesting tipping point in the magazine publishing landscape, and I’m excited to take Cosmo into its next phase as a digital, print and experiential pioneer in the South African market. As a Millennial myself, I know that the Cosmo reader demands her editor to think, create and innovate at a dynamic pace — and I’m looking forward to taking on this challenge!”