Keshnee Kemp appointed chief editor of Famous

Pacific Magazines has named Keshnee Kemp as the new chief editor of celebrity masthead Famous.

The announcement:

Pacific Magazines has announced that Keshnee Kemp has been appointed to the role of Chief Editor of celebrity masthead FAMOUS.

Kemp was most recently Chief of Staff at Mornings on the Nine Network and has held senior roles at both FAMOUS and NW. She brings a wealth of celebrity knowledge and a broad skill set encompassing broadcast, social media and print journalism.

Publisher Fiona Legdin said the new role was an acknowledgement of the evolving skill set required in multi-platform publishing.

“I am delighted that a journalist as dynamic as Keshnee is joining the FAMOUS team. She has an impressive track record of innovation in her previous role and willaccelerate the evolution of FAMOUS across our growing audience platforms.”

Kemp said she was looking forward to leading the talented FAMOUS team.

FAMOUS is a vibrant and agile brand which talks to women with an insatiable appetite for everything celebrity. This is a fantastic challenge and I’m thrilled to be joining at such an exciting time.”

FAMOUS has cemented its position as the magazine for 18-29 year old celebrity addicted, fashion and beauty obsessed women and is the hottest and most-wanted gossip magazine in the celebrity weekly market.

Kemp will lead a strong, experienced team, headed by Editor Matt Frilingos who will continue to manage the magazine on a day-to-day basis.

Kemp begins her new role on July 28.

Source: Pacific Magazines media release


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