Janet Elder is now special assistant to Bill Schmidt, deputy managing editor, at The New York Times. Elder previously served as editor of News Surveys and Election Analysis. At The New York Times Marc Lacey is named deputy foreign editor.
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Sally Preston is named publisher of Real Simple. She joins Time Inc.'s Lifestyle Group from Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, where she was group publisher.
John Sailer, former senior editor with First Vision Media Group, joins the Vision Monday editorial team as senior editor. Coastal Living welcomes Jennifer Slaton as executive editor. Slaton previously served as deputy editor for Health.
Wright’s Media announced an agreement with Penton Media; this agreement gives Wright’s Media the opportunity to provide exclusive reprint and content licensing services to Penton Media.
Earlier this month, Meredith Corporation announced that it would be buying the print and digital assets of Every Day with Rachael Ray from Reader’s Digest Association.
Today, Hearst Magazines announced that two new senior executives would be joining its U.S. magazine division. Debi Chirichella, former chief operating officer at Condé Nast Digital, will join as senior vice president, chief financial officer; while Grant Whitmore, former chief operating officer at HFM US Digital Media, will join as vice president of digital.
Juliet Lapidos joins The New York Times as an editor. She comes from Slate as a culture editor. Also at The New York Times, Mary Pilon, formerly a money correspondent at The Wall Street Journal, is now a sports reporter as of next month.
Michael Caruso, formerly deputy editor of WSJ Magazine, has been named editor-in-chief for Smithsonian magazine. After just six months at WSJ,
Jill Goldsmith joins Variety as the business editor. She recently served as a freelance writer in Milan, Italy covering media, politics and culture.
Reed Elsevier, a contributor of online professional business information and information solutions, announced today that chief financial officer Mark Armour will retire at the end of 2012.