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Condé Nast Debuts Digital Versions Of The New Yorker And Wired For Android

Beginning this spring, Condé Nast will roll out the inaugural digital magazine editions for Android with tablet versions of The New Yorker and Wired.  Condé is first focusing on the Motorola XOOM and plans to add content to other Android devices in the future.  Condé Nast president Robert Sauerberg discussed his company’s plans to offer readers a variety of ways to interact with their content.

We intend to deliver our award-winning content to consumers on a variety of platforms and devices and are pleased to add Android tablets to our offerings.

Demo versions of The New Yorker and Wired will be unveiled on Android 3.0 at Mobile World Congress starting today in Barcelona.  Condé Nast already has released digital apps for many of their titles including Glamour, The New Yorker, GQ, Wired, andVanity Fair on the iPad, iPhone, Kindle, and Nook.

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Condé Nast Promotes Execs, Awards Top Publishers

lou cona.jpgJust over three months after a massive restructuring, Condé Nast seems to be well on the way to recovery — if the announcement of three executive promotions and publishers’ awards doled out last night at an annual Florida meeting are any indication.

mittman.jpgToday, we learned of three promotions within the company. Lou Cona (pictured at right), senior VP of the Condé Nast Media Group, has been promoted to executive vice president of the group, while publishers Laura McEwan of Teen Vogue and Howard Mittman of Wired (at right) have been given the additional titles of vice president.

laura headshot[1].jpgWhat’s more CEO Charles Townsend also presented awards at an event last night during the company’s annual publishers’ trip to Key Largo, Fla. (The trip itself is proof of more optimistic times; last year’s publishers’ meeting took place in NYC.) Reports WWD:

“And in perhaps an indication, if not a wholehearted endorsement, of where the publishing world’s future lies, Townsend looked beyond the usual suspects for Publisher of the Year, giving the honor to Drew Schutte, chief revenue officer of Condé Nast Digital, who oversees such digital properties as newyorker.com, luckymag.com and glamour.com, which saw significant revenue growth over 2008. The Corporate Executive of the Year prize went to Robert Sauerberg, president of Condé Nast Consumer Marketing.”

Sauerberg has been working on the digital publishing consortium between several magazine publishers, including Condé, Hearst, Time Inc., Meredith and News Corp., and has been seeking other forms of revenue for the company, including licensing agreements.

After the jump, the official announcement from Condé Nast about the three promotions.

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Previously: Condé Nast’s Dead Titles May See New Life In Licensing Deals, New Publisher Consortium Gets A Name

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