Mashable cuts jobs, announces ‘new vision’

The Buzzfeed-ish technology, lifestyle and news website is making some changes at the top, executives announced. Here’s what’s to come.

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Technology news site Mashable is shifting things around at its executive level and cutting jobs as a result.

Several media outlets reported that chief content officer Jim Roberts and chief revenue officer Seth Rogin are out. Gregory Gittrich, former chief content officer for Voccativ will replace Roberts. Ed Wise, formerly of Pinterest, will replace Gittrich. About a dozen staffers are also expected to lose their jobs. The New York Times reported this staffing update on Thursday:

By early afternoon, as many as a dozen editorial employees had been terminated. Nadja Oertelt, a senior producer at the company, posted on Twitter, “I just got a call on a field shoot that I’m fired along with half the @mashable editorial staff.” Back at the New York City office, employees watched their group messaging app, Slack, to see who was still online and, presumably, employed.

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