Time Magazine Names Nancy Gibbs Top Editor

Time announced on Tuesday that Nancy Gibbs will be the magazine’s next managing editor. Gibbs has served as Times deputy managing editor since 2011 and has written more cover stories—174 in total—for the magazine than anyone else in its history. She will be Time’s 17th managing editor and the first woman to hold the position. Gibbs will take over for Richard Stengel, who was selected to serve as undersecretary for public diplomacy and public affairs at the State Department.