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Revolving Door Newsletter: 01.23.09

Playboy Consolidates Print, Web Staff; Major Layoffs Hit Tech Sector

January 23, 2009
The Playboy rumors were almost true: The company won't shutter its New York office entirely, but only a skeleton staff will remain. The rest will be fired or forced to move to Chicago, where the print and Web operations will be combined. Digital chief Jimmy Jellinek will take over as editorial director of the magazine, replacing Christopher Napolitano, who didn't want to relocate his family to the Windy City. Napolitano will be one of the few who stays on in Gotham, serving as editor-at-large. The changes don't take place until April 30, so New Yorkers should ...

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