*clears throat and stands up to every inch of my five feet*
I am so excited to announce that after five WONDERFUL years of self-employment… (insert drum roll, flashing lights & smoke machine, please)
I have accepted the offer to join the Johnson Publishing family as the new Editor-In-Chief of JET Magazine!
*slight pause to allow all those who know how much I love working in my pajamas to recover from the shock*
Obviously, it was a huge decision that did not come easily for many reasons- all of them starting & ending with my love of my very blessed life in New York City.
*adjusts my lucky Yankees cap*
However, the opportunity to lead the change that’s going to re-energize & re-introduce such an iconic brand to new generations of readers was one that any journalist that loves her career as much as I do could not pass up. I am humbled to have been chosen for this important mission. And I look forward to rising to the challenge. (Oh and did I mention, the uber fabulous Desiree Rogers is my boss? BLANK STARE. Exaaactly.)
So naturally, I want to express my sincerest gratitude to each and everyone who has supported me and my career over the past 10 years. Whether you’ve been rocking with me since my insane Road Tripping days at HONEY, while I was pretending to be a ‘Privileged White Woman at JANE, spent the money and purchased one of my books or simply forward my blog posts every once in a while, your energy has helped me reach THIS moment.
Thank you, thank you, thank YOU.
It’s going to be an adventure. I certainly expect you to stick around for the ride.