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NYT Correspondent Injured in Iraq Helicopter Crash (TVNewser)
New York Times reporter Alissa Rubin was injured when the relief helicopter she was traveling in crashed Tuesday, killing the pilot. The helicopter was on a mission to aid Yazidi refugees in Iraq. FishbowlNY According to crash survivors, the helicopter went down shortly after takeoff. The cause of the incident has yet to be confirmed. NYT Rubin, 56, the Times’ Paris bureau chief and a longtime war correspondent, apparently suffered a concussion, at least one broken wrist and possibly some broken ribs but was conscious. Adam Ferguson, 35, a freelance photographer working for the Times who was accompanying Rubin, said via cellphone text that he suffered a sore jaw and some minor bumps. HuffPost Rubin has a long history of war reporting. She was the bureau chief for the Times in both Baghdad and Kabul before transferring to Paris. Time Iraqi parliamentarian Vian Dakhil was among the survivors of the crash. Dakhil garnered international attention for her impassioned pleas on the floor of Iraq’s parliament to deliver aide to tens of thousands of Yazidis, a religious minority that fled into the mountains as ISIS fighters advanced northward into the Kurdish region of Iraq. A Kurdish official told the Times that the cause of the crash appeared to have been an accident and that no ISIS fighters were seen in the area at the time.

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Food Network Magazine Makes Editorial and Publishing Hires

food network magazineFood Network Magazine has made a few hires on the editorial and one on the publishing side.

Editorial additions to the Hearst owned glossy include Steven Barbeau as deputy art director; Sarah Bruning as senior features editor; Erica Cohen as market editor; and Yasmin Sabir as senior editor. Barbeau was most recently a senior designer for Flex Magazine. Bruning comes to Food Network from Natural Health and Fit Pregnancy, where she served as a features editor. Cohen was most recently an assistant editor at HGTV Magazine. Sabin most recently served as a senior associate food editor at Woman’s Day.

On the publishing side, Food Network has hired Kara Freisinger as sales director. She most recently served as a freelance account manager for Real Simple.

HGTV Magazine and Food Network Magazine to Increase Rate Bases

hearst-magazine-logo-1Good news for Hearst Magazines’ HGTV Magazine and Food Network Magazine — they’re both getting a rate base increase. The former will increase its rate base twice in 2015; the latter once.

The first bump for HGTV will be to 1.1 million, starting with the January/February issue. The magazine will then up its base to 1.2 million with the July/August issue. Food Network Magazine’s increase to 1.7 million will coincide with its January/February issue.

Dan Fuchs, HGTV’s publisher and CRO, said the increase was a result of staffers “over-delivering from the beginning.” Vicki Wellington, Food Network’s VP, publisher and CRO, credited “Our creative original content, along with access to Food Network talent” for its rate base increase.

Cover Battle: Maxim or Food Network Magazine

Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY’s Cover Battle. This week we have Maxim versus Food Network Magazine. For its latest cover, Maxim went with Alyssa Milano, who looks pretty damn good for 40 years old. There’s obviously some airbrushing and she’s wearing shorts that look like a grandpa’s underwear, but still. Milano looks nice.

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Food Network Magazine and HGTV Magazine Raise Rate Base

Food Network Magazine and HGTV Magazine are both raising their rate bases, proving once again that people love TV so much they’ll eat up whatever format it mutates into.

Food Network Magazine will jump to 1.55 million with the July/August 2013 issue, and next year will raise its rate base twice. The January/February issue will hit 1.6 million and the July/August issue will see another bump, up to 1.65 million. HGTV Magazine is boosting its base to 800,000 with the July/August 2013 issue and then again — to one million — with the January/February 2014 issue.

In a statement, Vicki WellingtonFood Network Magazine’s vice president, publisher and chief revenue officer, said, “Our growth has exceeded our most ambitious goals and aspirations.” Dan Fuchs, publisher and chief revenue officer of HGTV Magazine, said its increase was a “a testament to our unique home and lifestyle content mix.”

Guy Fieri merely sat back in his La-Z-Boy, cracked open a Bud Light Lime and whispered, “Excellent.”

Food Network Magazine to Raise Rate Base Twice in 2013

Things are going well for Food Network Magazine, so next year it will be raising its rate base twice. Beginning with the January/Feburary issue, the rate base will increase from 1.45 million to 1.5 million, and then get bumped up again to 1.55 million with the July/August 2013 issue.

“Our consistent growth demonstrates the strong consumer demand for this magazine, which is why we continue to be so successful,” said Vicki Wellington, vice president, publisher and chief revenue officer of Food Network Magazine. “This announcement today reflects the power of our brand and the confidence we have on all fronts moving forward.”

Next year’s jumps mark the eighth and ninth rate base increases since the magazine launched in 2009.

Get $1 Per Word And Up At Food Network Magazine

Want to see your byline next to those of Food Network stars? It is difficult, but not impossible.

Right now, about 5 to 10 percent of Food Network Magazine‘s content is freelance-generated, at most. ”We’re a hard pitch. I can probably count on one or two hands how many pitches we’ve accepted since we launched,” said deputy editor Tracy Saelinger. “That said, we welcome ideas from writers, but they just have to be newsy, quirky and fun. We get pitched lots of tired trends that feel like old news.”

For details on three freelancer-friendly sections, read How To Pitch: Food Network Magazine.

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The Adweek Hot List Winners: Magazines

(Via Adweek)

On Friday FishbowlNY gave you a preview of a few winners in the Adweek Hot List, but before that we offered up our predictions on which magazines were going to be victorious.

Now that all the Hot List winners have been announced, let’s take a look at who won and who we picked, to see if we can brag or never predict anything, ever again.

General Interest

FishbowlNY Pick: The New Yorker
The Winner: Time

Entertainment/Celebrity

FishbowlNY Pick: People
The Winner: People

Travel

FishbowlNY Pick: Travel + Leisure
The Winner: Departures

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Food Network Magazine to Raise Rate Base

Food Network Magazine has been having a nice summer. The magazine launched a slick new iPad app in early June, and the July issue boasted the most ad pages ever for the title. Now there’s even more good news, and it’s better than Guy Fieri finally calming the hell down: The magazine is going to increase its rate base starting with the January/February 2012 issue to 1.4 million, up from 1.3 million.

Vicki Wellington, Food Network Magazine’s Vice President, Publisher and Chief Revenue Officer, is obviously pleased. “Food Network Magazine has had a tremendous circulation growth story and continues to be the leader and authority for all things food and entertainment,” says Wellington. “Consumers have responded incredibly well to our lively, accessible approach, our stable of celebrity chefs, and they remain very engaged with the brand.”

This will mark the sixth rate increase since the magazine launched. Not bad.

July Food Network Magazine Features Most Ad Pages Ever

Somewhere, Rachael Ray is yelling “Yummo,” Ina Garten is laughing at her own bad joke, and Sandra Lee is wrapping her entire house in green cellophane. Why? Because they just got word that Food Network Magazine’s July issue was its biggest ever.

According to minonline, the issue features an amazing 115 ad pages, a 35 percent jump from the previous year. Vicki Wellington, Publisher of Food Network Magazine, explains that the ad boost is the result of a multi-pronged effort:

With a circulation rate base of 1.3 million, the magazine provides true 360-degree programs, developing customized ideas and executions that harness the power of a top cable network, a robust Web site and, of course, our pages.

For more, check minonline. The site has a full report on the top five monthly magazines for July.

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