29-Year-Old Elaine Welteroth Makes History As Teen Vogue’s 1st Black Editor-In-Chief

BEVERLY HILLS, May 24, (THEWILL) – 29-year-old Elaine Welteroth has replaced Amy Astley as editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue making her the first black person and the youngest in the history of the magazine to hold the title.

Before now, Elaine had been the Beauty and Style director at the Condé Nast-owned magazine.

She will jointly oversee Teen Vogue alongside the digital editorial director, Phillip Picardi and the creative director Marie Suter.

Elaine’s career traces back to Glamour Magazine where she served as Beauty Writer and then Senior Beauty Editor. She also worked at Ebony magazine as Beauty and Style Editor between 2008 and 2011.

See more pictures of the very stylish Elaine below!

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Photo credit: Instagram/elainewelteroth

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