Sarah Firshein joins Travel + Leisure as Digital Director
Firshein was most recently at the Wall Street Journal where she oversaw digital strategy of web-only content for Personal Journal and Off Duty
NEW YORK,NY – November 24, 2014 –– Travel + Leisure Editor Nathan Lump announces that Sarah Firshein has joined the brand as Digital Director, effective December 8.
“Sarah is a highly skilled and creative professional who blends deep experience in digital strategy with refined editorial judgment,” said Lump. “She’s the perfect choice as we continue to evolve Travel + Leisure and grow our digital offerings across channels. T+L was just ranked among the Top Ten Magazine Brands for growth in the Magazine Media 360 Social Media Report, and I know Sarah will help us leverage our existing strengths as we take the brand to the next level.”
Sarah was most recently at the Wall Street Journal where she oversaw digital strategy and execution of the web-only content for Personal Journal and Off Duty. She covered lifestyle topics including food and drink, travel, design, fashion, and tech. Previously, she was the Founding Editor of Curbed’s national site (www.curbed.com) for Vox Media, which she oversaw for four years.
Firshein will join other new hires: the brand’s Creative Director Gretchen Smelter, new Features Director Jesse Ashlock, and Style Director Jane Bishop, each of whom started last week.