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Former LA Times Editor Michalene Busico Named Deputy Editor of Robb Report

Former Los Angeles Times deputy features editor Michalene Busico has been named the new deputy editor of the self-described “journal of connoisseurship”  Robb Report. The position is newly created. Prior to her arrival at Robb Report, Busico was the executive editor of Entrepreneur magazine.

Press release after the jump:

MALIBU, CA (October 29, 2010) – CurtCo Media, publisher of international luxury lifestyle magazine Robb Report (, today announced the appointment of Michalene Busico to the newly created position of deputy editor.

Reporting to editorial director Bruce Wallin, Ms. Busico will be responsible for the development of feature articles for the acclaimed “journal of connoisseurship,” while furthering the magazine’s expertise in dining, fashion, home decor, health, and other essential fields.

A publishing industry veteran of more than 25 years, Ms. Busico was most recently the executive editor of Entrepreneur magazine. She previously spent five years as food editor of The New York Times and later was deputy features editor of the Los Angeles Times, where she oversaw all editorial content for weekly sections devoted to fashion, food, home, health, travel, and automobiles. Ms. Busico is also the coauthor of Gourmet Cooking on a Budget and served as editor of The Chefs of the Times.

“Michalene is a first-rate editor with extensive experience in luxury categories that are critical to Robb Report,” stated Mr. Wallin. “Her knowledge of the culinary, home, and health sectors will be instrumental in furthering our expertise and editorial coverage.”

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