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Posts Tagged ‘Robert Priest’

Jay Leno’s Garage Powers ForbesLife Relaunch

Luxury monthly insert ForbesLife is relaunching this week and is also being made available as a standalone publication on newsstands in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and New York for the purchase price of $6.99. Among the April 2012 rollout issue features is “Temple of Zoom,” for which reporter Hannah Elliott visited talk show host Jay Leno’s spotless Burbank garage warehouse complex.

The magazine is also available for Nook, iPad and Kindle, featuring a redesign conceived by Robert Priest and his associate Grace Lee. Other articles in the April issue include a look at the Bel Air home of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk and an account of a special private railcar train ride taken with Paul Mitchell-Patrón Tequila co-founder John Paul DeJoria.

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Vanity Fair Intern Prepares To Watch Nonstop Cable TV|O Gets A New Design Director|Carr Leaves Greenspun|Ad Agencies Can See The Bottom Nearing

TVNewser: Vanity Fair intern Thomas Kaplan is going to watch 32 hours of cable news over four days next week. Torture? Or actual work?

WWD: O The Oprah Magazine is getting a new look along with it’s new editor-in-chief. Design director Kerry Robertson has departed the magazine and will be replaced — at least for an interim period — by Robert Priest, who formerly worked at Portfolio. O‘s editor-in-chief Susan Reed recently left after less than a year, and she has been replaced by Susan Casey.

Media Ink: Greenspun Media Group prez Michael Carr has left the company, leaving Jason Binn, the founder of Gotham and Los Angeles Confidential (among other titles,) in charge of the company he once ran as Niche Media.

Wall Street Journal: Advertising agencies have had a tough year, but they say things will turn around soon. Stay optimistic!