Isabel González Whitaker, former features editor at InStyle, has been named deputy editor of Billboard magazine.
"Throughout her career, Isabel has shown an impressive ability to create and manage dynamic, commercial content for print, online, mobile, and video,” said Tony Gervino, editor-in-chief, Billboard. “Her reporting and editing background in fashion, beauty, and culture, along with her relationships with leading writers, will help expand Billboard’s audience. We are thrilled to welcome her to the team."
“The opportunity to join Tony and everyone at Billboard was simply too exciting to pass up,” said González Whitaker. “I can't wait to get on board and continue building Billboard’s legacy as the most authoritative music brand in the world.”
González Whitaker, whose writing has appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, was previously the editor-in-chief of Tu Vida/Your Life magazine, and also held positions at Teen People and Atlanta CityMag.