Jane Spencer Joins Fusion as Editor-in-Chief of Digital Platforms

The Daily Beast’s founding editor and former WSJ correspondent starts her new duties on July 3


Jane Spencer is joining Fusion as the network’s new editor-in-chief of digital platforms, CEO Isaac Lee announced Monday.

Spencer, who was a founding editor of The Daily Beast and served there as a managing editor and executive editor until 2012, also worked extensively as a correspondent for The Wall Street Journal.

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“Jane’s distinct voice, passion, and editorial perspective will be a tremendous asset to us all as we look to inform and empower our young, diverse audience with content that is smart, inclusive, authentic, and entertaining,” said Lee.

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The news and pop culture-heavy digital cable and satellite network, which is a joint venture between Disney-ABC Television Group and Univision Communications, was founded in 2013.

Spencer will take over July 3.