FIVE REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW ELAINE WELTEROTH – TEEN VOGUE’S NEW EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Teen VOGUE, the magazine, we are not ashamed to still read past our teenage years, has announced a new editor-in-chief. Elaine Welteroth who has previously written for Glamour and Ebony and who has formerly been Health & Beauty director at Teen VOGUE replaces Amy Astley as the chief editor. We are more than excited for these news. Get yourself some fashion education with our five reasons why you should know Elaine Welteroth.
1. SHE SHOWS THAT YOUNG DOESN’T MEAN INCOMPETENT
With 29, Welteroth is the youngest person who has ever been appointed editor-in-chief in Condé Nast’s history. But that doesn’t mean that she is any less qualified for the job. With a degree in mass communication and media studies and a minor in journalism, the woman definitely knows how to write a good story. And considering the audience of Teen VOGUE, a strong female role model who has early started to pursue her career, is the perfect inspiration for all those aspiring writers out there.
2. SHE CARES ABOUT HER READERS’ REALITIES
Of course, a magazine that focuses on fashion and beauty shall be fun, but that doesn’t mean that more serious topics need to be ignored. Coming up with successful articles on sexual assaults, the LGBTQ community and gender ambiguity, Welteroth has really hit the mark of what young people are concerned with today.
3. HER INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT IS AHEAD OF THE GAME
It’s inevitable to ignore the impact social media has these days. And it’s important to take part in the game. Elaine Welteroth is very much aware of that and makes her life accessible to many Teen VOGUE readers out there through Snapchat and Instagram. We are especially a fan of her Instagram Account and all those pictures that give us major style inspiration.
4. SHE KNOWS WHAT HARD WORK MEANS
Elaine Welteroth isn’t just another daughter of someone who accidentally made it in the fashion industry. She knows how to work for her money.
In her early twenties, when she was awaiting answer for an unpaid internship at her first employer Ebony, she moved back home and worked as a waitress. This way, she was able to save some Dollars to take the next career steps in New York.
5. ANNA WINTOUR IS A FAN OF HER
When the Queen of fashion journalism who is known for being greedy with praise, is a fan of you, you know that you’ve made it. In a statement following Welteroth’s new job appointment, the VOGUE empress commended her fearless leadership and the connection Welteroth has established with her readers.
Dear Elaine Welteroth, we are expecting huge things.