Jim Macnie named editorial director

Journalist Jim Macnie has been named editorial director of Vevo, a newly created position, the company announced Monday.

Previously managing editor of Vh1.com, Macnie is tasked with providing a greater emphasis on news and editorial content for the musicvideo platform. Macnie has also written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and the Village Voice.

Launched in 2009, Vevo is a joint venture from Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and Abu Dhabi Media, syndicating more than 45,000 musicvideos online.

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