The New Yorker has hired Amelia Lester as the magazine's managing editor. She's 26 years old.
According to the New York Observer, Lester grew up in Sydney, graduated from Harvard, where she wrote for the Crimson, and most recently worked as an editor at Paris Review. She used to be a fact checker at the New Yorker, working with writers Sy Hersh and Jane Mayer.
Lester replaces Kate Julian, who's moving to DC, the Observer reports.