Elaine Welteroth, age 29, is both the youngest and first black woman to hold the position of editor-in-chief at Teen Vogue in the company’s 107-year history. Amy Astley, the former editor-in-chief, will be leaving the magazine for a head position at Architectural Digest. Welteroth’s experience traces back to her position as the Beauty & Style Editor for Ebony Magazine, and as the Senior Beauty Editor for Glamour Magazine.
Condé Nast Artistic Director and Editor-in-Chief of Vogue stated that
“Elaine is fearlessly at the forefront, inspiring young trendsetters with her sophisticated take on emerging fashion, beauty, and pop culture, and she will lead Teen Vogue to the next phase of its success.”
Be sure to keep an eye out for the enhancements that will be made by Elaine Welteroth, the future of Teen Vogue.