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Veranda Editor in Chief Dara Caponigro to step down
May 16, 2013

After three years at the helm of Veranda magazine, editor-in-chief Dara Caponigro has decided to step down in the fall.
"She is helping in the search for VERANDA’s next editor-in-chief. We wish her the very best," said Newell Turner, Editorial Director, Hearst Design Group.
Veranda Editor in Chief Dara Caponigro to step down
"Being the editor in chief of VERANDA has been a dream job and I’m deeply grateful to Hearst for having given me this opportunity," said Caponigro. "I’m extremely proud of what my colleagues and I have accomplished with the magazine and the brand. I look forward to VERANDA's continued success as I step aside to spend more time with my family."
Former Hearst President Cathleen P. Black hired Caponigro in April 2010 to replace Veranda's founder and then editor-in-chief Lisa Newsom. Caponigro was a founding editor of Condé Nast's Domino, where she was style director from 2004 to 2009. She spent 12 years at House Beautiful in a variety of editorial positions, including southern editor within the design and decoration department. Caponigro also created and owned a business dealing in European antiques. She began her career at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum.

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