Gawker editor #3


Choire Sicha of is being promoted with the title of Editorial Director of all the websites at Gawker Media, including Defamer here in L.A and Wonkette. Sicha had replaced Elizabeth Spiers, now an editor at New York magazine, just about a year ago. The new editor of Gawker has a Los Angeles connection. Jessica Coen had worked here for an unnamed studio and wrote the blog The Blueprint: A Girl With a Plan before moving to New York in July.

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