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Southern Living Associate Publisher Jumps To Cooking Light

cooking light janfeb10.jpgKarla Partilla, the associate publisher at Southern Living, is making the move over to the same position at Cooking Light, the Time Inc. title announced today.

Replacing Partilla at Southern Living will be Debbie O’Brien, who received a promotion from New York manager at the magazine.

KarlaPartilla.jpgBefore joining Southern Living in 2004, Partilla (pictured) worked at Meredith Corp. at titles such as Country Home and Ladies’ Home Journal. O’Brien also joined Southern Living in 2004, and had previously worked at advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi.

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FishbowlNY’s 2009 Lists: A Timeline Of Magazine Closings

taylor_swift_blender_cover-x622200.jpgIt’s been a tough year for the publishing industry, and magazines in particular have had it rough. Every major publisher has had to shutter at least one of its titles, and some of our favorite glossies have gone to that great magazine rack in the sky.

While it would take forever to list all the over 400 magazines that have folded this year, we here at FishbowlNY put together a timeline of some of the bigger names that were shuttered this year. The bad news? It looks like in the last six months of the year the number of titles snowballed. Here’s hoping that 2010 looks a lot brighter.

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Meredith Titles Gain More Ad Pages In December

better.jpgIn a turbulent year for print titles, only ten magazines managed to show a positive gain for the number of their ad pages. According to min Online, five of those titles happen to belong to the Meredith Corporation, including Family Circle, Better Homes and Gardens, Ladies’ Home Journal, Fitness, and More.

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Witmer Promoted To Family Circle VP/Publisher

witmer.jpgToday, amidst news that nearly 200 people have lost their jobs at Condé Nast, there is good news over at Meredith Corp., a media company and magazine publisher that has been doing a lot of executive shuffling over the past few months.

Meredith announced today that Carey Witmer, Family Circle‘s publisher, has been promoted to the position of vice president/publisher at the magazine. Her advancement is no doubt due to the success Family Circle has seen in 2009, including four record-breaking issues this year as well as the biggest issue in the magazine’s 22-year history, Meredith said.

Witmer had worked as publisher for Family Circle since May 2008. She has also previously worked for Better Homes & Gardens, Country Home and Midwest Living.

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Related: Meredith Promotes Sareyan To Chief Brand Officer

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Country Home Has Folded

janfeb09_200.jpgFBNY can confirm that Country Home has folded. A spokesperson at Meredith told us that as part of company-wide reductions the “difficult decision” was made to fold the magazine, which employed about 40 people.

The March/April edition of the magazine will be its last. More details after the jump.

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Country Home Folded?

junecover_200x251.jpgFBNY is hearing rumors that Country Home magazine has folded. We’ve left messages with the company and are waiting to hear back. Know anything? Email us. Details to follow.