BuzzFeed Names Melinda Lee As First Chief Content Officer

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BuzzFeed has named its first chief content officer, tapping former Meredith VP and general manager of video Melinda Lee. Lee will join BuzzFeed next month and will be in charge of the BuzzFeed Media Brands division, which includes recipe site Tasty, fashion’s Nifty, the beauty site As/Is, healthy food-focused Goodful, and millennial parents platform Playfull, the latter a joint venture with NBCUniversal. BuzzFeed Media Brands was created in December following a massive…