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Modern Luxury Names Paul Reulbach Publisher of San Francisco

Modern Luxury has named Paul Reulbach publisher of San Francisco magazine. Reulbach most recently served as publisher of Boston magazine. He had served as publisher since 2009.

“Paul’s background leading publications in times of growth is exactly what we need in San Francisco,” said Michael Dickey, president of Modern Luxury, in a statement. “I am confident his experience will contribute greatly to the success of the magazine.”

Reulbach’s appointment is effective immediately.

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Boston Magazine Gets New Editor, Publisher, Layoffs And Furloughs

boston.pngBoston magazine has fired its editor and imposed additional staff cuts and furloughs today.

The magazine’s editor, James Burnett, is out, replaced by Minnesota Monthly editor Andrew Putz, the magazine’s owner, Metrocorp, announced today. Putz will come on board on July 22 — Metrocorp editorial director Larry Platt will serve as editor until then.

Once Putz is in place, he will appoint a new creative director — presumably replacing current creative director Patrick Mitchell.

Additionally, Paul Reulbach, who served as publisher of Boston magazine from 2003 until 2007, will be returning to the post after two years away from the company.

What’s more, Metrocorp said the appointments of Putz, Reulbach and a new creative director were “part of an organizational restructuring at the magazine,” which includes the elimination of six other positions across the board. (Jeff Bercovici says three editorial and design staffers and two from the business side were let go.) Employees will also be required to take one-week furloughs.

“We want to be well-positioned when the economy rebounds,” said Metrocorp’s chairman Herb Lipson. “The best way to do that is to strengthen the quality of the magazine. At the same time, we have to face economic realities and it is always painful to eliminate positions.”

If you have any info about who is out as Boston magazine, or just want to complain about it, tell us all about it in the comments.

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