Sunday, May 25, 2008

Jon Barrett Named Editor in Chief of The Advocate

here! Networks has named Jon Barrett as Editor in Chief of The Advocate and, the world's leading news and entertainment destinations for the LGBT community.

Barrett replaces Anne Stockwell who has resigned to pursue new opportunities after 15 years of strong leadership at the magazine, most recently overseeing its major redesign and 40th Anniversary Issue. Stockwell will continue writing for The Advocate as Editor at Large, in addition to story assignments for sister publications Out and Out Traveler.

With over 15 years experience as a journalist and in publishing, Barrett most recently served as the Features Director for O at Home, an Oprah Magazine published by Hearst.

Barrett will report directly to Aaron Hicklin, Editorial Director of Out and The Advocate.


Metro Hires new Editor-in-Chief

Metro has appointed Dianne Rinehart to the position of Editor-in-Chief; Metro English Canada. In this role, Dianne will lead the editorial department, effectively coordinating the interests of the reader and the objectives of the Metro brand. She will provide leadership in the development of an editorial vision and a strategic plan, which she will execute across Metro English Canada editions. Working collaboratively with all Publishers and Managing Editors across the country, Dianne will move the organization to higher levels of success.

Dianne comes to Metro after a long and successful career in journalism. She has worked in senior roles in the magazine industry including: Managing Editor at Ski Canada; Associate Editor at Flare; and most recently, Editor-in-Chief at Homemakers. Dianne has extensive experience in the newspaper industry as well, including three years as a senior reporter for the Vancouver Sun and five years as a parliamentary correspondent in Ottawa for The Canadian Press. She has also worked as a freelance columnist, writer and editor for both newspapers and magazines and has a strong interest in the academic world: she taught magazine feature writing at Ryerson University's School of Journalism and is currently an MA Journalism candidate at Carleton University. She earned a Bachelor of Arts after studying journalism from the University of Western Ontario.

Metro is Canada's No. 1 free national daily newspaper publishing coast to coast in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax.

Saturday, May 24, 2008

New Magazine to Focus on Casino Surveillance and Security

Global Gaming Business magazine and World Game Protection, Inc., announced that they will joint venture in a new publication, Global Game Protection. The magazine will cover security and surveillance in the casino and resort industries. It will be published on an annual basis and timed to appear just prior to the World Game Protection Conference, scheduled for March 1-3, 2009 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

Professionals in the security and surveillance field are highly trained and passionate about their jobs. Global Game Protection will keep these executives informed about the state-of-the-art technology, the latest news and the critical thinking that makes security and surveillance one of the most fluid areas of the facility. At the same time, Global Game Protection will foster the sense of community and purpose that permeates this profession.

Readers of Global Game Protection will be executives in the security and surveillance field, CEOs, hotel and casino managers, table game and slot executives, regulators, law enforcement officials and anyone involved in or impacted by these vital departments.

Thomson Named Editor-in-Chief of Dow Jones and Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal

Robert Thomson has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of Dow Jones and managing editor of the Wall Street Journal, effective immediately.

The Dow Jones Special Committee today unanimously endorsed Mr. Thomson's appointment following his nomination by the Company last week.

Mr. Thomson will oversee the news section of the Wall Street Journal and the editorial operations of Dow Jones News Wires. Neal Lipschutz, News Wires managing editor, will report to Mr. Thomson. Paul Gigot, Editorial Page Editor of the Journal, will report to Mr. Hinton, who will assume Mr. Thomson's role as Publisher of the Wall Street Journal in addition to his existing duties.

Sunday, May 18, 2008

The Forward Appoints Jane Eisner as New Editor-In-Chief

The Forward, America's most influential Jewish newsweekly, has nominated Jane Eisner as its new editor-in-chief.

Eisner, former editorial page editor and syndicated columnist at the Philadelphia Inquirer, held numerous executive editorial and news positions at the paper from 1980-2005. She is currently vice president for National Programs and Initiatives at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.

The Forward's previous Editor-In-Chief, J.J. Goldberg, stepped down to write a book, but continues to serve as editorial director. Eisner's nomination as editor-in-chief is expected to be approved in a Forward Association meeting on Sunday, May 18.


Beth Bronder to Become Publisher of GOVERNING

Beth Bronder will become publisher of GOVERNING, a magazine for leaders of state and local governments, upon the retirement of Peter A. Harkness this summer. In addition, Mark Stencel, currently GOVERNING'S deputy publisher for business development, will assume the new post of editor and deputy publisher. The two appointments were announced by Robert W. Merry, CQ's president and editor-in-chief, who will assume responsibility for GOVERNING this summer.

Stencel, who has held key roles at GOVERNING and CQ since 2005, will oversee the creation of GOVERNING content across all platforms (the magazine, Web site and events). He also will play a major leadership role in establishing the company's strategic direction and representing GOVERNING within the governmental community.

This summer, Peter Harkness will retire from the magazine he founded in


Saturday, May 17, 2008

Sandow Media Names Richard Bradley Editor-in-Chief at Worth Magazine

Sandow Media has appointed Richard Bradley to the position of editor-in-chief of Worth magazine, the high-end financial/lifestyle magazine recently acquired by Sandow.

Since joining 02138 in June 2007, Bradley was responsible for overseeing editorial content, including the "Harvard 100," the magazine's list of Harvard's most influential alumni in politics, finance and other professions, and the publication's groundbreaking investigation of the legal dispute over the origins of Facebook. Prior to 02138, Bradley served as executive editor for Regardie's, a Washington business monthly, and George, the political magazine founded by John F. Kennedy, Jr. In 2001, Bradley edited a special issue of Worth focusing on wealth and the Internet.


Design Book Magazine Launches its Premiere Issue

Design Book Magazine launched its premiere issue this month. The publication delivers engaging coverage of contemporary architecture, interiors, products, and fashion to professionals and design enthusiasts worldwide. The magazine's unique format adapts the look and feel of a traditional paper magazine by placing it on the web for quick and easy access.

The premiere issue entitled Grand Tour features an array of design articles including: FXFOWLE International's Dubai proposal for the largest and tallest spanning bridge in the world, an interview with Tim Andreas the interior designer of trend-setting environments at the Delano, Shore Club, and Mondrian resorts, and a look at the architectural evolution of Miami's cultural institutions with Cesar Pelli's design for the Arsht Center, the MAM by Herzog and de Meuron, and Frank Gehry's proposal for the New World Symphony on Miami Beach.

Other articles feature green products such as the Lightning GT, an environmentally friendly British sports car accompanied by glossy fashion editorials from Paris, Sydney, Bali, Miami and Palm Springs. The more competitive readers can take part in architectural, photographic, and other design competitions. There is even a designer travel section that, in this issue, reviews luxury resorts including the TwinPalms, The Evason Six Senses Resort and Spa, and Amanpuri by Aman Resorts in Phuket, Thailand.

Design Book Magazine is available free at

Sunday, May 11, 2008

New Magazine: Enterprise Management Quarterly

Enterprise Management Quarterly (EMQ) is written exclusively for Executive Management and provides solutions for intricate IT issues. The niche of the site and print magazine is that it is written mostly by IT Executives and opens a forum of communication between executives, IT professionals and business solution planners on a functional rather than on a purely theoretical level. Distribution includes 42,000 business and technology decision-makers in mid to large organizations, throughout all major industries.

Vaughn E. Nelson, Vice President of Boston Hannah, describes the magazine as being "one of the only in its field to provide information straight from the people who make the important decisions in Information Technology for their companies on a daily basis."

The site launched at the end of April, with the print magazine launching in July. The online version will compliment the print magazine by covering both breaking news and current events through a regularly updated website, featuring in-depth editorial on the latest in IT news and trends. Furthermore, the website will feature interactive podcasts of interviews with CIOs and other distinguished executives. Information Technology Executives and companies are urged to contact EMQ with new product information and reviews to feature their product and experiences in the magazine.


Saturday, May 3, 2008

New Mexico Business Magazine to Debut in May

Vertical Ascent, LLC is launching a new statewide business magazine called New Mexico Business Magazine. The new magazine is aimed at CEOs, high level business executives, managers, owners of small businesses and others in the business community. The magazine will focus on issues important to New Mexico's growing business community.

New Mexico Business Magazine replaces the New Mexico Business Journal which ceased operations earlier this year. While not related to the New Mexico Business Journal, the magazine is published by Doug Stine who was editor-in-chief for the Business Journal. Mr. Stine has also taken over the subscriber list of the Business Journal.

The magazine has wide community support, including financial backing and an editorial board that includes community leaders such as Gary Tonjes, President of Albuquerque Economic Development (AED), Alex Romero, president of the Hispano Chamber of Commerce, Wayne Unze, Sr. Vice President of NAI The Vaughan Company and Phil Messuri of the Financial Network and president of the Financial Planning Association. It also has support from the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce and the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce.

The initial print run will be 12,000 copies, nearly twice that of the New Mexico Business Weekly. While more than half of the circulation will be in the greater Albuquerque area, the magazine will be mailed to subscribers state-wide as well as distributed to chambers of commerce, professional associations and networking events. It will also be available in major bookstores and newsstands.

SKY & TELESCOPE Appoints Robert P. Naeye Editor-in-Chief

SKY & TELESCOPE magazine, the iconic publisher of astronomy periodicals and books, announced today that it has appointed Robert P. Naeye to the position of Editor-in-Chief, succeeding Richard Tresch Fienberg, PhD, who will retire from the magazine this summer.

Mr. Naeye joins Sky & Telescope from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, where he has been serving as Senior Science Writer in the Astrophysics Science Division since February 2007. In accepting the position, Mr. Naeye becomes only the fifth Editor-in-Chief of the magazine in nearly 70 years. Dr. Fienberg has spent nearly 22 years with SKY & TELESCOPE, serving in various positions, including 8 years as Editor-in-Chief.

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ForbesLife MountainTime Magazine to Launch July 4

Forbes will launch of ForbesLife MountainTime, a new lifestyle publication targeted at the nation's top tier of consumers in the Rocky Mountain region. The publication will be distributed regionally through local newspapers in the U.S.' most affluent ski areas. Its Publisher is Don Welsh, a 30-year veteran of magazine publishing, and its Editor is Philip Armour. ForbesLife MountainTime is scheduled to launch July 4, 2008.

Editorial content of ForbesLife MountainTime will focus on each area's local personalities, home design, the latest sporting equipment and upcoming events in the region. Every issue will include at least two pages of editorial and two pages of advertising specific to that market.