In gentle of theongoing trends with the Glamour emblem, Jo Elvin has reached the verdict that now’s the time for her to step down from her function as Editor in Chief, it was once introduced as of late by means of Albert Read, Managing Director of Condé Nast Britain.
“Jo Elvin launched a magazine that defined an age and a generation of young women. Glamour sold more copies in its sector than any other in Europe, with a new format and its own voice. It created a model for other Glamour launches that quickly followed around the world. Her achievements, and those of her team, have been immense. Taking Condé Nast into a new part of the market was never going to be easy and the Glamour launch surpassed our wildest expectations. Jo’s editorship, with its forensic attention to quality, wit, inventiveness and fun played the decisive role in this success,” commented Read.
Nicholas Coleridge, Chairman of Condé Nast Britain, stated: “Jo Elvin has been the Editor-to-beat in her marketplace for just about twenty years, the undisputed Queen of the upper-middle marketplace. As the Launch Editor of Glamour, she made it, in lower than 4 years, the biggest-selling per thirty days name in Europe, with a flow of greater than 620,000 copies. Her fingerprints as an Editor are on each web page, in each headline, caption, podcast and shaggy dog story.
From the instant I first met her, over a poached eggs-and-avocado breakfast on the Halkin Hotel, I knew she was once the easiest Glamour Editor, and feature by no means doubted it since. She is witty, sassy, completely skilled, and empathetic together with her readers. Anyone who has been a visitor at the yearly Glamour Women of the Year Awards, and heard famous person after famous person paying homage to Jo, understands the intensity and breadth of her recognition. She is one of the All Time Greats.”
Jo Elvin remarked: “It has been an honour to be Glamour’s editor for 17 years. I don’t assume I will ever adequately put into phrases what a phenomenal, wild, exhilarating and of path glamorous experience it’s been. The proven fact that I’ve stayed see you later tells you a large number about what an incredible name it’s to lead and what an outstanding position Condé Nast has been to paintings.
There are too many of us to thank who’ve performed a a very powerful function in making this process any such pleasure. But particular mentions should move to at the beginning, my long-time managing director Nicholas Coleridge, who made up our minds that he would let this prime street-clad Aussie take the helm of Condé Nast’s best release in a long time. And, of path, to Jonathan Newhouse for agreeing to convey Glamour to the United Kingdom to start with. I’ve to thank a completely superb crew, whose sensible concepts and boundless power and fervour has made my operating days almost certainly extra amusing than is first rate. And I need to thank Glamour’s readers who’ve been so thinking about serving to us form the logo that connects with thousands and thousands, throughout print, on-line and past. It has in reality been a privilege. It isn’t any exaggeration in any respect to say we now have helped such a lot of girls mine the most efficient out of their lives and that connection is what I will be able to leave out maximum of all.
I’m excited for what lies forward, for each myself and for Glamour. I want the brand new crew each luck for the thrilling new segment of this excellent, liked emblem.”
Having begun her profession at the well-known youngster ‘bible’, Dolly mag in Australia, and dealing as a publicist for ‘Neighbours’, Jo left her Sydney house, certain for London with free alternate in her pocket and a two-line CV. She has cast a extremely a success mag profession, starting on TV Hits mag, prior to being tapped to release formative years titles, Sugar and B, and later changing into the editor of New Woman in 1998. Jo is often known as upon by means of the media for knowledgeable touch upon all spaces concerning to the readership of Glamour, and writes often for the Daily Mail. She has received many awards, together with Consumer Magazine of the Year and 5 Editor of the Year Awards from the BSME, together with the coveted Editor’s Editor Award. Jo may be a normal face on tv, together with ‘Lorraine’, ‘The Apprentice You’re Fired’, and ‘This Morning’. She has additionally fronted TV presentations such as ‘The Great British Hairdresser’ with James Brown and Abbey Clancy for E4. Jo has offered a sequence of studies on London and Paris Fashion Weeks for BBC Radio four’s ‘You and Yours’ programme.