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Prevention Expands Sales Team

prevention.jpegPrevention magazine is doing what many print publications are doing — expanding its sales team.

Today, the health and wellness publication announced the appointment of Estee Cross as an account director in New York and Hillary Duff as account manager in Chicago.

Cross, a former franchise sales director and beauty director at Health magazine, will now be overseeing Prevention‘s food and packaged goods, DTC, retail and financial categories, while Duff, a former associate media director at Starcom Worldwide’s Procter & Gamble Print AOR division, will be overseeing print and digital sales.

Prior to Health, Cross worked at Fitness, Marie Claire, House & Garden and Victoria magazines. Duff previously worked for News Corp.‘s News America Marketing division and the Tsunami Foundation.

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LAT in 90 Seconds

broadcom.jpgBest Paragraph Of The Day Award: Goes to E. Scott Reckard and Kim Christensen, who write about troubled former Broadcom Corp. chief executive/alleged fetishist Henry T. Nicholas III:

But in a marathon interview that began Tuesday evening and stretched to 3 a.m. Wednesday, Nicholas talked enthusiastically about his eclectic interests — including his efforts to develop military vehicles that can withstand rocket-propelled grenades, his work to keep California’s three-strikes law intact, his attempt to keep his sister’s killer behind bars and his venture into the music business.

We can smell the crazy wafting right up off the page.

31590218.jpgHard Sell: Comedian Jack Oakie’s widow, Victoria, bequeathed the couple’s historic Northridge home to USC because she couldn’t bear the thought of it being torn down. To honor her dying wishes, USC is now planning to sell the house to a developer who will likely tear it down.

31562364.jpg“Cow-hide Covered Lottery Ticket”: Reporter Dylan Hernandez writes that the prospect of catching the 775th Barry Bonds home run ball has turned ordinary people into baseball fans. The ball, which would mark the occasion in which Bonds ties Hank Aaron’s home run record could be worth from $50,000 to $75,000 and record-breaking No. 756 $400,000 to $500,000.