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Jess Mayhugh Named Managing Editor of Eater and Punch

Mayhugh joins from Thrillist, where she oversaw food and drink coverage

Jess Mayhugh has been named managing editor for Eater and Punch, a new role that has her overseeing project management and editorial operations for both brands.

Mayhugh came over from Thrillist, also within Vox Media’s stable of lifestyle brands, where she most recently served as editorial director of food and drink, and prior to that as a cities editor. Mayhugh is a longtime journalist based in Baltimore, where she covers the cocktail scene with her podcast Buzzed in Baltimore. She also previously held editorial positions at Baltimore magazine and Smithsonian magazine.

At Eater and Punch, she will continue to work with editors on their food and drink coverage, focused on project managing editorial packages, sponsorships, and other brand initiatives such as licensing and professional development.

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