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David Zinczenko Departs Rodale

David Zinczenko is leaving Rodale after 20 15 years with the company. During his time there, Zinczenko was responsible for elevating the Men’s Health brand. According to a release from Rodale, the departure was “mutual” and ahead of Zinczenko’s contract ending. The New York Post says that the rumor floating around town is that Zinczenko left to start a new company with Steve Perrine, who is also leaving Rodale.

With Zinczenko leaving, some changes were announced. Bill Phillips has been named vice president/editor-in-chief of the Men’s Health brand; Peter Moore has been promoted to vice president/editor-in-chief of Men’s Health; and Adam Campbell has been promoted to editor of MensHealth.com. Both Moore and Campbell will report to Phillips.

In a release, Maria Rodale, CEO of the company, said she was thankful for Zinczenko’s “creativity and leadership,” and she “truly wish[es] him all the best as he grows in new ways and in new places.” But when Adweek asked if Zinczenko had become unafforable, she was much more curt. “What he wanted we really couldn’t give, and I’m not talking about money,” Rodale said. “It was time for him to move on.”

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Impress Men’s Health With Your Multimedia Skills

Men’s Health’s website is not only open to freelance pitches, but the pay rate is also on par with other big-name mags. If you can show off your shooting, writing and filming skills in a pitch, it’ll have a better chance of making the cut.

“The more things you can bring to the package, the more likely you are to get into Men’s Health,” said editor Peter Moore. Plus, you don’t have to be an industry insider to write for the mag (though it does help). Keeping up with new health studies and breaking science news will help you find ideas and impress the editors.

For more info on what to pitch, read How To Pitch: Men’s Health. [subscription required]

Impress Men’s Health with Your Multimedia Skills

Men’s Health’s website is not only open to freelance pitches, but the pay rate is also on par with other big-name mags. If you can show off your shooting, writing and filming skills in a pitch, it’ll have a better chance of making the cut.

“The more things you can bring to the package, the more likely you are to get into Men’s Health,” said editor Peter Moore. Plus, you don’t have to be an industry insider to write for the mag (though it does help). Keeping up with new health studies and breaking science news will help you find ideas and impress the editors.

For more info on what to pitch, read How To Pitch: Men’s Health. [subscription required]

Lunch: Barry Diller, Jeff Zucker & The Magazine Mob

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— DIANE CLEHANE

What recession? The usual power quotient found on any given Wednesday at Michael’s went into overdrive today as the gals at the front desk had so many media moguls, magazine mavens and talking heads lining up to dine and dish today, they had to shoehorn in extra tables all over the dining room. Luckily, I scored some prime real estate for my lunch with my old pal Jeffrey Slonim and new-found friend Bettina Zilkha. Jeffrey and I have stood side by side on many a red carpet over the years and have bonded over the histrionics that goes with covering A-list events. These days Jeffrey is busier than ever as Interview‘s society editor (a prestigious gig once held by Truman Capote!) and Allure‘s special correspondent where he fearlessly asks all those publicity shy celebs questions we all really want to ask (bedtime rituals, what they really eat after parties — that sort of thing). It was nice to see him out in daylight. Bettina was recently named Special Projects Editor for Elle Decor and has a fascinating profile of designer Dennis Basso in this month’s Avenue. We had a lively lunch trading stories about Gotham’s gadflys we all know and love (all off the record, sorry to say). I can’t wait until to our next get together.

Here’s the rundown on today’s crowd:

1. Crooner Steve Tyrellwith Frank and Jamie McCord (owners of the LA Dodgers, in case you were wondering), James McBride (the GM of The Carlyle where Steve is performing through New Year’s Eve) and my good pal Amy Rosenblum.

2. Peter Brown

3. Jim Abernathy and Dawn Bridges

4. Barry Diller and the Financial TimesChrystia Freeland who was warding off today’s chill with a killer fur hat. Fab!

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