Valiant Promotes Robert Meyers to Senior to Editorial Director while Joe Illidge is Out as Executive Editor
2018 continues to be the year of staffing musical chairs…
Valiant Entertainment has announced that Editorial Director Robert Meyers has been promoted to Senior Editorial Director. In his new role, Meyers will help guide the vision of the Valiant Universe and the rich cast of characters.
Meyers joined Valiant Entertainment as an intern back in 2013. Throughout the years, Meyers fully immersed himself in the Valiant Universe, wearing multiple hats and always pushing the brand and its characters forward. He was named Managing Editor in 2016 and became Editorial Director earlier this year. He is not only an essential member of Valiant Entertainment but also one of the Valiant Universe’s biggest fans.
In other staffing news, Joe Illidge has left Valiant as their Executive Editor. He joined the company back in April. Illidge was formerly an editor at Milestone and DC and also worked for Lion Forge where was integral behind their Catalyst Prime initiative. Illidge did release a statement:
I’ve had a lot of dynamic and provocative conversations the last few days – and am excited to be connecting with people who are truly ready to explore the deep and inherently powerful connections between character and culture in contemporary comics and other media. Stay tuned!!
But, that’s not all! Marketing Manager Victoria McNally also left the company recently. McNally was promoted in April to the position and joined the company in 2017.