Are Media has announced their appointment of Tessa Ogle as the digital managing editor for fashion and beauty, effective November 20 2023.
In her new role, Ogle will report to Nicky Briger, Are Media’s general manager for fashion and beauty, and will be tasked with driving the digital success of fashion and beauty brands such as ELLE, marie claire, and Girlfriend.
Ogle brings experience from her previous position as digital director at Harper’s BAZAAR and Esquire. Ogle played a pivotal role in developing the digital strategy, processes, and team for Harper’s BAZAAR, resulting in a substantial increase in its digital audience by 165%.
Prior to her role at Harper’s BAZAAR and Esquire, Ogle served as head of social media and later as digital editor at The Conversation Group. Her professional background also includes a tenure at The Age in Melbourne.
Nicky Briger expressed enthusiasm about Ogle joining the Are Media team, commenting, “Tessa is an amazing writer, editor and digital strategist, with a proven track record in creating and building strong digital products and communities. I’m thrilled she has agreed to join the Are Media team and lead the digital growth and success of our world-leading fashion and beauty brands.
“marie claire and ELLE are now strong omnichannel entities with committed, intent-driven audiences, and I know Tessa will help superpower these brands to further reach their full potential, especially in the areas of luxury fashion, beauty and content commerce. It’s an exciting time for us at Are Media – our key focus is growing our digital properties – and I know Tessa is the perfect person to enact our plans.’
Ogle added, “I’ve always loved these mags – they have such a strong place in Australian women’s hearts – so I’m excited to help grow and enrich the digital offering of these global power brands.”
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