Content|September 8, 2011| Author: Duncan Riley|Tags:

Newsweek Daily Beast Hires New President

Newsweek Daily Beast has hired Maxim and Rolling Stone veteran Stephen Colvin in the newly created position of President.

Gregory comes to the old/new media company following a stint as President of cable company Plum TV.

In his role as President, Gregory will oversee the publishing side of both the American and international editions of Newsweek, as well as The Daily Beast.

“Attracting stellar talent has been key to the rapid growth of The Daily Beast and to our success with the revitalized Newsweek, and Rob is stellar talent,” said Newsweek’s CEO Stephen Colvin said in a release.