NEW YORK, February 12, 2018 – NewBeauty, the definitive authority on all things beauty, today announced the appointment of Emily Dougherty as Editor-in-Chief.
In her new role, Emily will oversee all aspects of NewBeauty’s editorial vision, directing and executing the creative voice of the brand while leading NewBeauty’s editorial, digital and social teams. As Editor-in-Chief, Emily will also work closely with NewBeauty and Beauty Engine President, Agnes Chapski, to further expand the brand’s multi-channel development activities, including its innovative TestTube, Beauty DNA and NewBeauty Pro businesses.
“With more than 20 years of experience in the industry, Emily’s substantive knowledge and deep relationships in the beauty category will be immensely valuable in her new role with NewBeauty,” said Agnes Chapski. “She is an influential authority in the industry with innovative content creation abilities and a strategic understanding of a holistic, 360-degree approach to media that will further shape the brand, taking it to new and ground-breaking heights.”
Emily most recently held the title of Beauty and Fitness Director at ELLE where she spent 16 years editing the beauty section, the largest of any U.S. women’s fashion magazine. Under her leadership, ELLE Beauty won more industry awards than all other fashion magazines combined. Prior to ELLE, Emily was Deputy Editor at NYLON where she spearheaded the brand’s redesign, which earned an ASME nomination for General Excellence. Emily has also held senior positions at Harper’s Bazaar and Mademoiselle.
“NewBeauty has been my go-to read for all things beauty since its inception,” said Emily. “It’s an incredible honor to now be a part of this immensely talented team and bring trusted content and inspiring information to millions of readers.”
Emily takes over for Yolanda Yoh Bucher, NewBeauty’s founder, who successfully created and launched the brand in 2005, establishing the publication as the true Beauty Authority.