LONGTIME 'ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY' EDITOR STEPS DOWN

Jim Seymore Named Editor at Large for Time Inc.

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NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Entertainment Weekly's longtime top editor, Jim Seymore, stepped down today as parent company Time Inc. announced a raft of changes at the title.

Mr. Seymore, 59, who had been managing editor since just after the title's 1990 launch, will become an editor at large for Time Inc. and will work in a consulting role with the company's Time4 Media portfolio of outdoor- and active-themed titles.

Mr. Seymore will

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be replaced by Rick Tetzeli, 41, who had been deputy managing editor of Fortune.

On the business side Andy Sareyan was named president, replacing John Squires, who had been named an executive vice president at Time Inc. in July. Mr. Sareyan, 42, who had been a vice president at EW from 1993 to 1997, comes over from Time Inc.'s Parenting Group, where he had been president. He was also the first publisher of Real Simple.

In addition, Peter Bonventre, EW's executive editor, was moved into the newly created position of editorial director, and will report to Mr. Tetzeli.

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