Published on March 3rd, 2011 | by thevyne1
Constance C. R. White Named EIC at ESSENCE
Almost four months to the day after ESSENCE announced Angela Burt Murray’s departure, her replacement has been revealed. Constance C. R. White, former Style Director of eBay, is joining as Editor-in-Chief of the largest media brand dedicated to black women. She left her post at eBay back in August 2010.
A little about Constance from the press release:
“Prior to joining ESSENCE, White served as Style Director, Brand Consultant and Spokesperson for the leading online company eBay, where she developed content and strategies aimed at women. She is credited with conceiving and creating eBay’s first web-zine, as well as developing a comprehensive editorial environment.
White was previously the founding Fashion Editor for Talk magazine, a celebrated Style Reporter for The New York Times and the Executive Fashion Editor for Elle magazine. She also served as Associate Editor at Women’s Wear Daily and W magazine and began her career at Ms. magazine, as assistant to co-Founder Gloria Steinem.”
Constance received her BA from New York University and is the author of the book, StyleNoir.
Check out this video featuring her from her eBay days here: