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Suzy Menkes Named International Fashion Editor of the International New York Times

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Suzy Menkes Named International Fashion Editor of the International New York Times

04:00 EDT Wednesday, May 22, 2013

LONDON (Business Wire) -- Suzy Menkes, fashion editor of the International Herald Tribune (IHT), has been named international fashion editor of the International New York Times as the rebranded IHT will be called when it debuts later this year.

The International New York Times will be a multiplatform version of The New York Times tailored and edited specifically for global audiences. Fashion content will have a higher profile on Global.NYTimes.com with more multimedia, videos and in-depth daily coverage of fashion and style news from around the world.

“Fashion and lifestyle coverage have always been in the IHT's DNA and under Suzy Menkes that coverage has become world-renowned,” said Stephen Dunbar-Johnson, publisher of the IHT. “As international fashion editor of the International New York Times, Suzy will bring her distinctive and authoritative voice to a wider global audience across print, mobile and web platforms.”

“I can see tremendous shifts towards the digitized world and am delighted that we will be providing richer content in video and graphics as well as in words to a broader audience of readers,” said Suzy Menkes.

“Suzy is a force of nature in the fashion world," said Jill Abramson, executive editor of The New York Times. “I am so proud of our unrivalled fashion coverage.”

This expanded fashion report will complement the well-known coverage of The New York Times fashion team which includes, among others, Chief Fashion Critic Cathy Horyn, Fashion Reporter Eric Wilson and led by The Times's Styles Editor Stuart Emmrich.

About Suzy Menkes

Suzy Menkes joined the IHT in 1988. She covers the universe of style, from haute couture to talent spotting and store openings, including both women's and menswear. Ms. Menkes interviews leading designers and fashion executives in the luxury market. Trained as a historian at Cambridge University in her native England, she looks beyond the immediate trends to analyze changing style in a social context.

About The New York Times Company

The New York Times Company, a leading global, multimedia news and information company with 2012 revenues of $2.0 billion, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com and related properties. The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information.

Vicky Taylor, +44 0207 061 3525;
vtaylor@iht.com
or
Danielle Rhoades Ha, 212-556-8719;
danielle.rhoades-ha@nytimes.com
This press release can be downloaded from www.nytco.com

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