Sunday, January 27, 2008

Theresa O'Rourke Named Executive Editor of Every Day with Rachael Ray

Theresa O'Rourke has been appointed Executive Editor of Every Day with Rachael Ray. Ms. O'Rourke joins the magazine from Cosmopolitan, where she was Deputy Editor since 2007. She worked previously at Cosmopolitan as Senior Editor from 2002 to 2003.

Ms. O'Rourke was Deputy Editor at Shop Etc. in 2006. Prior to that, she was Features Editor at Allure from 2003 to 2005 where she directed all special project issues, including Allure's annual State of Beauty and Best of Beauty issues.

Additionally, Ms. O'Rourke has written or served as a contributing editor for Real Simple, InStyle, Women's Health, Marie Claire and Shape. Her experience includes serving as a General Assignment Reporter for Newsday.

Every Day with Rachael Ray is a food lifestyle magazine that reflects the can-do attitude of its editor-in-chief - TV personality and bestselling author Rachael Ray.


Sunday, January 13, 2008

Elaine Alimonti Named Publisher of U.S. Selecciones

Elaine Alimonti has been named Publisher of Selecciones. Alimonti assumes this role from her current position with Reader's Digest, where she has been Associate Publisher since July 2007.

Prior to Reader's Digest, Alimonti was the Associate Publisher of Cookie, a position she held since the magazine's launch by Conde Nast in 2005. Before that, she spent seven years as Associate Publisher at the New York Observer. She was also Advertising Director at SPY, and worked in sales at AdWeek.

Elaine Alimonti succeeds Elizabeth Bradley, who is leaving to pursue other interests after six years with the magazine.

Selecciones is the world's leading Spanish-language magazine, available in 20 countries.


AllGreen Group LLC has launched AllGreen Magazine (CT Edition), and the beta version of its informative Web site,

The new magazine and Web site will serve as a clearinghouse of environmental news, events and information. The Web site's interactive consumer and business-to-business directory will promote green business and connect consumers to local stores and service providers, while the online AllGreen Marketplace will feature one of the planet's premier selections of eco-friendly in stock products, including clothing, goods and gifts.

The quarterly magazine -- printed on a blend of recycled paper -- is Connecticut's first definitive consumer guide dedicated to eco-friendly living. "Connecticut has the potential to be a leader in guiding the world toward solutions for a better planet," says editorial director Heather Burns-DeMelo. "There is a buzz in the air. From universities to government to corporations to small businesses and nonprofit organizations, there isn't a sector that's not bubbling up with innovative green initiatives. AllGreen Magazine aims to be a galvanizing force and to bring eco-friendly living into the mainstream."


Saturday, January 12, 2008

New Magazine: Southern Indiana Living

Southern Indiana Living Magazine has debuted as the River Cities premiere bi-monthly print and online publication. Unique to the area and design, Southern Indiana Living captures the flair and vitality of our communities. Southern Indiana Living Magazine reaches out to the population of Southern Indiana with stories distinctive to the area. Each issue will feature the people and events that shaped our past, formed our present, and chart the future. Southern Indiana Living Magazine will take an in-depth look at Southern Indiana's arts, dining, entertainment, sports activities, and much more. Each issue will cover day trips and excursions, as well as, reviews of the latest trends, gardening and in home design, profiles of local personalities and the people who call Southern Indiana home.


Sunday, January 6, 2008

Consorta Launches EverGreen Magazine

Consorta, a leading healthcare group purchasing and resource management organization announced today that it will launch EverGreen magazine, the first and only healthcare industry magazine focused on green procurement and sustainable environmental practices. The bi-monthly magazine has a qualified subscriber base of more than 50,000 healthcare executives and supply chain management decision makers, making it the third largest publication in the healthcare field.

EverGreen will make its debut on May 20, 2008 at CleanMed 2008, the premier environmental conference for leaders in healthcare. The first issue will lead with the cover story "Greening Healthcare" and contain standing features on green building, waste reduction, healthy chemical policies, sustainable foods and food processes, clean air, energy and water efficiency, and more. The "Green Light" section of each issue will profile the environmental initiatives of a health system, hospital or healthcare facility, and "Green Support" will feature a guest environmental columnist. The magazine's "Revive" section will focus on healthcare recycling efforts, and the “Focus on Chemicals” section will look at the impact of chemical use in the healthcare industry. "Policy Watch" will provide updates on regulatory guidelines surrounding environmental issues on a local, state and national level.


Rogers Publishing Acquires Canadian Insurance Magazine

Rogers Publishing Limited has acquired Canadian Insurance Magazine from Stone & Cox Limited.

Rogers Publishing is Canada's leading publisher for the financial services industry. Canadian Insurance is the country's oldest and best-established magazine serving the property and casualty insurance market.

Canadian Insurance Magazine reaches over 12,000 insurance professionals every month. It offers the latest in insurance trends, news and developments to its subscribers, through a monthly magazine, daily web updates and electronic newsletters.


ESPN Acquires RISE Magazine

ESPN has reached an agreement to acquire SchoolSports Inc., a leading high school-focused sports and lifestyle media company. SchoolSports reaches teen athletes and fans through RISE, Gridiron, Hardwood and GIRL magazines; RISE Events, which produces the Boost Mobile Elite 24 Hoops Classic, one of the nation's premier high school basketball events; and, an online destination for teen athletes and fans that provides updated high school sports news.

SchoolSports CEO Jim Kaufman will continue to run SchoolSports, and will report to ESPN's James Brown, senior vice president, New Program Development and Gary Hoenig, editor in chief, ESPN The Magazine and general manager, ESPN Publishing. The business will continue to operate from Boston, Mass. and New York, N.Y.

RISE Magazine, SchoolSports' core asset, is one of the nation's largest high school sports publications. RISE publishes 25 regionally customized issues nine times a year; featuring more than 200 cover stories, as well as athlete profiles, lifestyle content and one of the largest collections of photographs of the nation's top athletes. The magazine has a circulation of 910,000 and a readership of 1.9 million.