Mail    Print   Share Share

Revolving Door Newsletter: 02.11.05

Behind the scenes at the Salon changeover, the Sassy redux, and more.

February 11, 2005
It was the end of an era at Salon this week, as founder/editor/CEO/idealogue-in-chief David Talbot elected to finally relinquish all of his titles (except chairman) and step down to write books instead. While all eyes have been on his editorial replacement—his loyal right-hand woman Joan Walsh—more curious is the elevation of Salon CFO Elizabeth Hambrecht to the top job. Her promotion means that Salon is now a purely Hambrecht family affair--her father, Bill Hambrecht, holds a significant stake in the company, and his merciful infusions of cash over the last few ...

AvantGuild Sign Up Now!Sign Up Now!

The How to Pitch series is worth its weight in gold. In just the first month I'd already benefited enough to consider the cost of joining well worth it. -- Gaen Murphree
AvantGuild benefits give you access to:
  • Premium content, including our How to Pitch Guides, an indispensable tool for freelance writers. view sample >
  • Savings of up to $35 per class on mediabistro.com courses and seminars.
  • Insurance discounts for freelancers and small businesses, including medical, dental, auto and home.
  • Lots of other professional discounts, including ZipCar (a $50 value) and your choice of magazine subscriptions (a $10 value).

... and much more! View all benefits or Sign up now!

Already an AvantGuild member?

Log in here to view the full page.

Email
remember me
Password
forgot your password?