Rapaport Appoints Editor

August 16, 2017, Ramat Gan… Rapaport is pleased to announce the appointment of Sonia Esther Soltani as Editor.

Sonia Esther Soltani
Sonia Esther Soltani

This role will see Ms Soltani work across print and digital media titles for Rapaport. Her responsibilities include the management and development of all content creation and distribution through the company’s print and digital channels. She will also play a key role in managing product development and directing the rollout of the company’s digital media strategy.

“We are delighted to welcome Sonia as Editor,” said John Costello, Publisher, Rapaport Group. “Sonia not only brings an incredibly strong track record in B2B publishing, but also a passion for diamonds and jewelry. This combination has been key in the redesign of Rapaport Magazine, in which Sonia played the central role.”

A graduate of City University, London, with a degree in Magazine Journalism, Ms Soltani started her career as a reporter at UBM’s award-winning weekly trade magazines Property Week and Building. An editor with over 12 years’ experience, Ms Soltani went on to work as a content editor at APL Media – the publisher of National Geographic Traveller and leading travel trade publications for the US and UK markets. Ms Soltani’s natural enthusiasm for diamonds and jewelry, and experience in providing B2B content, now finds her matching personal passion with professional skills to play a leading role in the creation of content at Rapaport.

“I feel truly honored to have been entrusted by John Costello with the stewardship of such respected institutions in the diamond and jewelry trade as Rapaport Magazine and Diamonds.net. I look forward to developing connections with a wide range of players in the industry to make our publications the most newsworthy and impactful possible,” said Ms Soltani.

Sonia Esther Soltani can be contacted at sonia.soltani@diamonds.net.

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