Mira Lowe has been promoted from managing edtior to editor in chief of Jet magazine, a leading African-American newsweekly. In this newly-created position, Lowe will oversee all aspects of the magazine's editorial content, staffing and evolving direction on both print and digital platforms. "Mira is bright and well-respected throughout the industry and has a tremendous sense of news judgment," said Anne Sempowski Ward, president and chief operating officer of Jet parent Johnson Publishing Co.
Prior to joining Johnson Publishing in 2007, Lowe was the associate editor for recuitment at the Long Island, N.Y. newspaper Newsday. At Newsday, Lowe was responsible for recruitment and hiring, staff development and training and directing internship programs. Jet was first published in 1951, and now serves more than nine million readers weekly.