/// No Room at the Top: HuffPo Publisher Janet Balis to Leave Job in May

April 27, 2013  |  All Things Digital


According to a memo AllThingsD.com has obtained, Huffington Post Media Group publisher Janet Balis will depart her job the online content unit of AOL on May 3. The memo went to staff last week, apparently, but it is not clear from it if she is staying at AOL or going elsewhere. But, according to the memo, the recent hiring of Jimmy Maymann as CEO of the HuffPo division meant there was little room at the top for Balis. “As HuffPost was being structured to become a stand-alone entity within AOL, and we brought in Jimmy Maymann as our CEO, it became increasingly clear that there were overlapping functions between his role and Janet Balis’ as Publisher,” read the memo. A longtime AOL exec, Balis became publisher there almost a year ago. She also has worked at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Time Inc

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No Room at the Top: HuffPo Publisher Janet Balis to Leave Job in May



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