Time Inc. has named Karin Tracy publisher of Entertainment Weekly, the position vacated by Jason Wagenheim last week, when he returned to his former employer Conde Nast, where he will publish Glamour.
Ms. Tracy was most recently publisher of the wildly successful People StyleWatch. She will oversee Entertainment Weekly and EW.com, and report to Time, Read More
Jason Wagenheim, publisher of Time Inc’s Entertainment Weekly has jumped to Conde Nast’s Glamour, publishing director Bill Wackermann announced today.
Conde Nast hung out the help wanted sign in May, according to AdWeek, as Mr. Wackermann, who has overseen Glamour since 2004, took on additional duties at W, Bon Appetit and Details.
2011 has been rocky for Glamour so far. Newsstand sales dropped 17 percent in the first four months, according to WWD, but a thick September issue brought in the magazine’s all-time highest revenue. The brand has implemented alternative marketing strategies like snap tags (print advertisements which readers can hover their smart phones over to be taken to Glamour’s Facebook page and special deals from advertisers) and the Glamour-flavored donut.
In the lobby of the Hollywood Life offices in a nondescript Midtown East office tower, a young writer in thigh-high lacy stockings, short-shorts and a black fedora importuned the receptionist for suggestions on what to eat for lunch.
“How about Mexican?” her friend offered.
“Perfect! But do you think they’d give me just the tortilla? Read More
On the night of the magazine industry’s annual awards gala, it’s common for editors to feel spurned, slighted and resentful.
This year, editors are having their feelings hurt in advance.
On Monday, the American Society of Magazine Editors overhauled the way its biggest awards are judged, so that titles will compete on the basis of Read More
Fashion Statements, Ad Sales
Print advertising budgets are making a comeback at fashion companies (anybody seen the first 160 pages of September W?). Now Real Simple, the magazine for ladies who like to keep their homes organized and cook pleasant meals, has been paying more attention to fashion to take some of those ad dollars off the Read More
Looking through Vanity Fair‘s International Best Dressed List, which was released last week, we found a few friendly and familiar Condé Nast faces.
- Cindi Leive, editor in chief of Glamour. Her favorite things: a black Chloé dress and her wedding ring.
- Bruce Weber, photographer and regular contributor to Read More
Starting today, Glamour becomes the fourth magazine at Conde Nast that will be available on the iPad and iPod.
And Glamour editor Cindi Leive is happy about this!
“We think we’ve developed a kick ass product with Conde Nast Digital,” she said from her 16th floor office at 4 Times Square on Monday Read More
Bill Wackermann, Condé Nast publishing director for W, Glamour, Brides and Details, painted a glowing picture of recent ad sales performance at his titles while speaking with The New York Times.
If the first September 2010 numbers to trickle out are any indication, the fashion magazines seem to be getting off their Read More
Cindi Leive has named Anne Christensen — who lost the job editing T: The New York Times Style Magazine to Vogue‘s Sally Singer — the executive fashion director of Glamour. She will begin work toward the end of August. WWD reports that Ms. Leive is planning to ramp up fashion coverage in Read More
We caught up with Glamour editor Cindi Leive, the “traditional media person” on yesterday’s Internet Week panel on the future of media, to get her reaction to the recent news that Wired‘s June issue’s iPad sales were on pace to beat the magazine’s newsstand numbers.
“Of course it’s good news! It’s great news!” Read More