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Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles Times Media Group’

Los Angeles Times Media Group Names Michael J. Tannourji New Advertising Executive

The Los Angeles Times Media Group has named Michael J. Tannourji their new executive vice president of advertising.

Tannourji arrives from Ernest & Young where he served as the former director of business development. He replaces John T. O’Loughlin, who left the company earlier this year.

“Mike Tannourji’s strong track record in transforming businesses for growth and profitability makes him uniquely suited to his new position,” Kathy Thomson, president and chief operating officer of Times Media said in a statement. “He has the experience necessary to drive the cultural shifts that are imperative to our future growth.” Read more

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LAT Media Group Makes Series of Executive Changes

The Los Angeles Times Media Group announced a series of executive changes:

  • Andrea Nunn was hired as vice president of media and business development, where she will be responsible for broadcasting and publishing sales. Nunn was previously at HBO as vice president of domestic network distribution.
  • David Burns was promoted to vice president of promotional revenue, sports and events. He was previously the managing regional sales director for the Westside for the LAT Media Group.
  • Mike Kechichian was promoted to vice president of advertiser marketing. Kechichian was the director of marketing, planning and development for the LAT Media Group.
  • Jennifer Collins was named vice president of digital revenue products. Collins was the former general manager of Variety.com and will develop new products and oversee the publishing of special sections.

‘LA’: New L.A. Times Magazine To Launch

All we got time for is the press release. More later:

‘LA’: Los Angeles Times Media Group Takes New Approach to Sunday Magazine Business

Annie Gilbar Named Editor-in-Chief

LOS ANGELES, July 28 — The Los Angeles Times Media Group announced today that it will begin publishing “LA” on September 7th, a monthly Sunday magazine, with Annie Gilbar named as editor-in-chief. Signaling a serious intent to competitively engage in the Southern California marketplace, “LA’s” look and attitude will celebrate the unique nuances of life in Los Angeles.

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Changes at Los Angeles Times Magazine

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The name may change or it may not. The editorial control may shift. The plan is still influx. They really don’t know much yet, as apparent in this NY Times piece.

What was made clear is that no jobs are on the chopping block.

Man bites dog.

[UPDATE: Here's the memo Russ Stanton sent around the newsroom earlier today:]

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LAT Finds Its “Missing Ingredient”

chefcaul.jpgAnd just what was that missing ingredient? Another chef.

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