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Posts Tagged ‘Teen People’

InStyle Features Editor Jumps to Billboard

IsabelGonzalezWhitakerPicIsabel González Whitaker will start as deputy editor of Janice Min‘s newest magazine makeover project July 14. From today’s announcement:

“Throughout her career, Isabel has shown an impressive ability to create and manage dynamic, commercial content for print, online, mobile and video,” said Tony Gervino, editor-in-chief, Billboard. “Her reporting and editing background in fashion, beauty and culture, along with her relationships with leading writers, will help expand Billboard’s audience. We are thrilled to welcome her to the team.”

Added González Whitaker: “The opportunity to join Tony and everyone at Billboard was simply too exciting to pass up. I can’t wait to get on board.”

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Glamour Exec Managing Editor Joins Food Network Magazine

maria.jpgFood Network Magazine announced a handful of appointments today, including the addition of Maria Baugh as managing editor.

Most recently, Baugh was executive managing editor at Glamour. She has also worked as managing editor at House & Garden and executive editor at InStyle and Teen People. But Baugh has earned her foodie cred as the owner of Butter Lane cupcakes.

FNM also hired three people in marketing, including two integrated marketing managers, Amy Santoriello and Adam Roth. Santoriello is joining the magazine from Parenting magazine, and Roth formerly worked at Details. Kelsey Stokes was also hired as marketing coordinator.

The magazine has been working to expand its marketing department recently, adding new staffers and promoting others just last month.

Some short bios of the new hires, after the jump

Previously: Food Network Magazine Promotes, Expands Marketing Staff

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Ladies’ Home Journal Names Entertainment Director

lhj.pngLadies’ Home Journal named a new entertainment director today: Susan Pocharski, a 20-year industry vet with experience wrangling celebrity interviews for magazines like People and Us.

Pocharski most recently worked for Reader’s Digest, booking their entertainment coverage. She also worked as a senior editor at People, where she produced the magazine’s first Oscar Daily feature, and served as executive editor for Teen People, George and Maximum Golf, which she helped launch in 1999.

Pocharski will be replacing Marisa Fox, who recently left the magazine. But we’re wondering, will this mean more high profile celebrity interviews in LHJ?

Full release after the jump

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Former ElleGirls Launch I Heart Daily for Teen Girls

logo.gifWhat to do when the readers won’t come to you? Go to them! Teen fashion magazines have been hit hard during the recent tsunami that’s been rolling through the media world — CosmoGirl! folded last month, and ElleGirl and Teen People closed in 2006 — now two former ElleGirl editors have decided to take matters into their own hands.

Anne Ichikawa and Melissa Walker have just launched I Heart Daily an email newsletter and website that delivers one item each day from the world of entertainment, fashion, beauty or news — think an a fresher version of Daily Candy but aimed at teenage girls. Say the ladies: “During our years in print, we realized that magazine websites were often an afterthought, running repurposed magazine pieces, stories that were killed, or content that was deemed ‘not good enough’ for print. Lame.” Lame indeed, bet they are re-thinking that strategy now! Anyway, Ichikawa and Walker assure there will be nothing lame about I Heart Daily. See for yourself here.