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Samira Nasr Becomes First-Ever Black Editor-In-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar

Harper’s Bazaar has named Samira Nasr as the first Black editor-in-chief in its 153-year history, Hearst announced Tuesday. The former fashion executive of Vanity Fair will take over the helm of the publication on July 6, overseeing content strategy and development across the brand’s print and digital platforms. “As the proud daughter of a Lebanese father and Trinidadian mother, my worldview is expansive and is anchored in the belief that representation matters,” the Montreal-born exec said in her video announcement. “My lens by nature is colorful, and so it is important to me to begin a new chapter in Bazaar’s history by shining a light on all individuals who I believe are the inspiring voices of our time.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by samiranasr (@samiranasr) According to CNN , after graduating from New York University with a journalism degree, Nasr began her career in fashion as an assistant to Grace Coddington, former creative director of Vogue. Prior to her new...

Jun 10, 2020