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Posts Tagged ‘Catherine Romano’

The Condé Cuts Are (Hopefully) Over

Depending on how much you believe the powers that be, the layoffs at Condé Nast are finished. The New York Post reports that Chuck Townsend, CEO of Condé Nast, sent out a memo late yesterday afternoon saying that the waters have calmed:

Given the challenges of the US economy, this required difficult decisions, including the elimination of some staff positions. These changes have been communicated and while businesses must continually evolve, we expect no further announcements related to the 2013 business plans and staffing.

Celebration time! Well, until the next round of cuts come down the road.

In addition to what we learned yesterday, here’s a quick recap of the Condé cuts:

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Us Weekly Exec Editor Fills Newly-Created Role at Glamour

Catherine Romano has been named Senior Executive Editor — a new position — at Glamour. Romano most recently worked as Executive Editor of Us Weekly, where she had been since 2006. Before that she was Reader’s Digest’s Deputy Editor for four years. Romano also previously held editor positions at Cosmopolitan and Details.

“I’m thrilled to return to Condé Nast and join Cindi and her team at this exciting moment in Glamour’s evolution,” said Romano. “I’m grateful for my time at Us Weekly, where I learned an enormous amount, and I’m also happy to return to women’s magazines.”

Romano’s first day is January 3. She’ll report to Cindi Leive, Editor-in-Chief of Glamour.