AOL Huffington Post Media Group Names Michael Hogan Executive Features Editor of AOL Huffington Post Media Group And Editor-in-Chief of Moviefone and AOL TV
Jun 13, 2011
AOL Huffington Post Media Group Names Michael Hogan
Executive Features Editor of AOL Huffington Post Media Group
And Editor-in-Chief of Moviefone and AOL TV
Hires Vanity Fair Executive Digital Editor To Oversee Popular Entertainment Brands and Join Expanding Network's Senior Editorial Team
New York, NY – June 13, 2011 -- AOL Huffington Post Media Group, a leading source of news, opinion, entertainment, community and digital information, announces today that Michael Hogan, Executive Digital Editor of Vanity Fair, has been named Executive Features Editor of AOL Huffington Post Media Group and Editor-in-Chief of Moviefone and AOL TV. In these positions, Hogan will oversee the well-known entertainment brands and join the news, opinion and information network's senior editorial team. Arianna Huffington, President and Editor-in-Chief of AOL Huffington Post Media Group, made the announcement.
"Michael Hogan is one of the brightest talents in online media, and we're thrilled he's joining us," said Arianna Huffington. "Mike's sharp voice and cultural savvy are a perfect fit to make Moviefone and AOL TV top destinations for vibrant and thought-provoking coverage -- and he'll take them to the next level of engagement and community."
Said Michael Hogan: "I couldn't be more excited to join Arianna Huffington and her world-class team of editors, reporters, and developers. Over the past few years, I've watched in awe as they revolutionized online journalism, and I'm confident that together we can build Moviefone and AOL TV into essential destinations for TV and movie lovers everywhere. I'm also cautiously optimistic that I'll be able to persuade Russ 'Mr. Moviefone' Leatherman to record my outgoing voicemail message."
Hogan joined Vanity Fair in 1998, and has been an editor since 2002. Named editor of VF.com in 2008, he expanded and redesigned the site and oversaw the launch of numerous mobile apps, including the Vanity Fair iPad Edition. He writes regularly about entertainment, music, and politics.
AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) is a premier global media company with a suite of brands and products serving consumers, advertisers and publishers worldwide. The AOL Huffington Post Media Group is a leading source of news, opinion, entertainment, community and digital information comprised of a wide range of destination websites, including AOL.com, The Huffington Post,TechCrunch, Moviefone, Engadget, Patch, AOL Music, StyleList and MapQuest. The AOL Advertising.com Group includes Advertising.com, ADTECH, Pictela, Video, inclusive of AOL Video, goviral and 5min Media, Content Solutions and Sponsored Listings and serves a combined content and advertising market at scale through video, brand advertising, content and ad serving. AOL is focused on engaging consumers and providing online advertising services and solutions on both AOL Huffington Post Media Group destination websites and third party websites, in addition to serving consumer platforms including AOL Mail, AIM, about.me, and mobile experiences. AOL also operates one of the largest Internet subscription access services in the United States, which serves as another distribution channel for its consumer offerings.