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Cover Battle: Businessweek or Town & Country

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Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY’s weekly Cover Battle. This round we have Bloomberg Businessweek taking on Town & Country. Businessweek went with an illustration of Dov Charney in what is probably his favorite place to be. As for whether he’s allowed to be there, well, that’s debatable.

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Pilar Viladas and Klara Glowczewska Join Town & Country

Town & Country has added two veterans to its masthead. Pilar Viladas and Klara Glowczewska are joining the magazine as architecture and design editor and travel editor-at-large, respectively.

Viladas most recently served as T: The New York Times Style Magazine’s design editor. She has also worked at House & Garden and was a contributor to Architectural Digest. At T&C, Viladas will pen a monthly column and produce features throughout the year.

Glowczewska previously served as editor of Condé Nast Traveler, a role she held for nine years. At T&C, Glowczewska will be responsible for overseeing Town & Country Travel — a T&C spinoff planned for this fall.

In other T&C news, Stellene Volandes has been promoted to executive style director, and Mary Kaye Schilling has been promoted to deputy editor.

Anthony Mazzola, Veteran Hearst Editor, Dead at 90

Anthony Mazzola, who dedicated more than 40 years of his life to editing and reshaping Town & Country and Harper’s Bazaar, has died. He was 90 years old.

Mazzola joined Hearst in 1948 as an art director for Town & Country. He would hold that role for almost two decades before eventually becoming editor-in-chief in 1965. In 1972, Mazzola was appointed editor of Harper’s Bazaar. Mazzola was also the fine arts curator for Hearst.

“Anthony Mazzola was a dynamic member of the Hearst Magazines family for more than 65 years,” said Steven Swartz, Hearst’s president and CEO, in a statement. “Tony will be missed by everyone who had the pleasure of working with him.”

Mazzola is survived by his three children and his wife, Michele Morgan Mazzola, who also worked with Anthony at Hearst for over 45 years. Mazzola is also survived by five grandchildren.

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José Díaz-Balart Named MSNBC’s 10 A.M. Host (TVNewser)
Telemundo anchor José Díaz-Balart has been named MSNBC’s 10 a.m. anchor, replacing Chris Jansing, who is leaving MSNBC to become NBC’s senior White House correspondent. HuffPost He will host his MSNBC show from Miami and take over when Jansing departs in June. Politico / Dylan Byers on Media Díaz-Balart will continue to co-anchor Telemundo’s Noticiero Telemundo and host Enfoque Con José Díaz-Balart. Ari Melber, a co-host on MSNBC’s afternoon program The Cycle, had been in the running against Díaz-Balart for the 10 a.m. slot, several sources said in recent weeks. The Associated Press MSNBC president Phil Griffin said Tuesday the deal has been in the works for some nine months. Griffin says he’s wanted to snag Díaz-Balart for years but had to find a time slot that wouldn’t conflict with the nightly news on Telemundo, which is also a division of NBC Universal. Díaz-Balart is the brother of U.S. Rep. Mario Díaz-Balart and former Rep. Lincoln Díaz-Balart. His aunt was the first wife of Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Variety Díaz-Balart began his career in 1983 and has reported historic events and interviewed major political figures for prestigious news outlets including NBC News and Telemundo. His achievements include being the first journalist to serve as news anchor on two national television networks in Spanish and English on the same day for an entire season.

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British Town & Country to Debut This Week

Town & Country is making its British debut this Thursday. The title — edited by Justine Picardie, editor of UK Harper’s Bazaar — will feature Downton Abbey actress Lily James on the cover. James is no Scott Eastwood, but she seems like an okay choice.

According to WWD, the James piece was written by Andrew O’Hagan. Other contributors to the first issue of British T&C include Harry Mount, Catherine Mayer and Sophie Elmhirst.

British T&C will run Brits 5.95 pounds (about $10) and be published biannually this year and quarterly in 2015.

Hearst to Launch British Town & Country

Town & Country, the magazine in love with (rich) people who love themselves, is going to the UK. According to WWD, Hearst is launching a British version of glossy in May.

British T&C will be published biannually, and the editorial team behind UK Harper’s Bazaar will produce content. Meribeth Parker, group publishing director for UK Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and Elle Decoration, will take on the same role for British T&CJustine Picardie, editor of UK Harper’s Bazaar, will also be editor of British T&C.

In related UK news, fish and chips is pretty good.

5 Questions About Town & Country’s February Cover

Town & Country’s February issue features Scott Eastwood — Clint’s son — on the cover. Eastwood was chosen because he’s among the 50 “sexiest bachelors” selected by the magazine. But just look at this cover. Is Town & Country trying to be funny? Or serious? Was this a mistake?

We honesty don’t know what to make of the cover, so we gathered five questions that could help us figure it out.

5 Questions About T&C’s February Cover

1) Has Town & Country changed to a satirical magazine?

2) Is Eastwood angry?

3) If so, why? If not, has he seen a doctor recently?

4) Is wearing an obnoxiously large watch meant to indicate wealth or just low self-esteem?

5) If we laughed at this cover when we first saw it, does that make us communists?

Cover Battle: W or Town & Country

Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY’s weekly cover battle. Today we have W versus Town & Country. For its art issue, W went with non-artist George Clooney. However, according to seven year old girls across the nation, polka dots are artsy, so we’re fine with it.

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Nicoletta Santoro Named Creative Director at Large for Town & Country

Nicoletta Santoro has been named creative director at large of Town&Country. She comes to the magazine from Vogue China, where she served as international fashion director at large. Previously, Santoro has worked with Vogue Italy, Vogue Paris, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker.

“Nicoletta is the rarest kind of stylist, one who creates extraordinary fashion images that connect directly to the cultural zeitgeist—and that is the perfect approach for my vision of Town & Country,” said Jay Fielden, the magazine’s editor, in a statement. “Together with Alex, and many of the industry’s top photographers she’ll deliver the most memorable, exciting, iconic images that the magazine has ever published.”

Santoro’s appointment is effective immediately.

Alex Gonzalez Named Exec Artistic Director of Town & County

Alex Gonzalez, artistic director of Marie Claire since late last year, will take on the additional role of executive artistic director of Town & Country. He will now oversee both magazine’s creative teams and report to Jay Fielden, T&C’s editor, as well as Anne Fulenwider, Marie Claire’s editor.

“Alex has an intuitive understanding of Town&Country,” Fielden said, in a statement. “His visual style exudes elegance, glamour and drama, bringing everything to life, from travel and interiors stories to fashion features and profiles of influential personalities.”

Gonzalez’s appointment is effective immediately.

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