Condé Nast has named Rochelle Pinto as the Head of Editorial Content for Vogue India. In this capacity, she will assume the crucial role of shaping the vision and content across all platforms for the renowned brand within India. Pinto brings with her an impressive track record, having previously served as the Founding Editor at Tweak India, a digital venture launched by Twinkle Khanna. Her tenure in this new role is set to commence on October 23rd, and she will be stationed in Mumbai.
Anna Wintour, Chief Content Officer and Global Editorial Director at Vogue, lauded Pinto’s talents and experience, stating, “Rochelle is such a talented writer and editor and she knows how fashion and culture intersect in India as well as anyone. She’s a digital thinker through and through, who brings tremendous energy to her work, and is lots of fun to be around too! She’s a great leader, and the natural choice for this role.”
Leslie Sun, APAC Editorial Director at Vogue, expressed enthusiasm about Pinto’s appointment, citing her extensive experience across various platforms and her deep understanding of the Indian market. Sun said, “Rochelle has a tremendous amount of experience working across platforms. She’s also a passionate editor with a comprehensive knowledge of the Indian market. I’m excited to work with her and look forward to seeing her grow the title and reach new audiences.”
Rochelle Pinto herself expressed her profound connection to Vogue and her aspirations for the future, saying, “When I first walked into the Vogue office over a decade ago, I was amazed by the creative energy, spirit of collaboration, and the pursuit of excellence that dominated its culture. Those were lessons I carried with me into every new role, and I’m humbled by the opportunity to return to where it all began as Head Of Editorial Content. Through Vogue India, I hope to champion new talent, reflect the zeitgeist and celebrate the spirit of this uniquely diverse country. This is a chance to build an impactful and inclusive media brand across platforms, the kind I would have loved to see when I was growing up. It’s a responsibility I do not take lightly.”