Constance C.R. White to Lead Essence

ConstanceNoted fashion journalist, editor and culture and style expert Constance C.R. White was recently named editor-in-chief of ESSENCE. She replaces Angela Burt-Murray.

Previously, White was the founding fashion editor for Talk magazine, style reporter for The New York Times and the executive fashion editor for Elle magazine. She also worked at both Women?s Wear Daily and W magazine as an associate editor. She has written for a number of magazines including British Vogue, Glamour, Essence and The International Herald Tribune. Her career began at Ms. magazine as assistant to co-founder Gloria Steinem.

White is the author of ?Stylenoir? and she holds a B.A. in journalism from New York University.