Will wonders never cease? Forbes rejoins MPA after 11 years.
At React, the teen mag, another journalism award for columnist Nancy Vittorini, cited for the 3rd year running by Mentor & Protege for her "everyday heroes" pieces. Nancy also happens to be married to the boss, Parade's Carlo Vittorini, who swears he only helps with the punctuation.
Deb Daniels was promoted to GM of Time Inc.'s In Style. She was production director.
It'll be interesting to track biz at TV Guide with its new higher cover price and its new, lower (by 9.2%) rate base and ad rates. Bold CEO David H. Steward earns the credit or takes the blame when results come in.
Onward and upward at GQ where new publisher Jack Laschever promoted Shelly Cohn to exec editor for creative & marketing services, Marnie Lefcoe to creative services director, and Stella Araya to L.A. sales manager.
Men's Health is now 10 years old.
Newly anointed media reporter for The New York Times, Alex Kuczynski.
Grab this new autobio by Andrew Heiskell. The Time Inc. great's memoir is "Outsider, Insider: An Unlikely Success Story." Early days in Paris, a first marriage to Madeleine Carroll, working with Luce, an enduring second marriage, Andy did it all with style.
Vogue Hommes, the very classy international men's fashion mag issued in both English and French editions, edited by Geoffrey Deeny (an Irishman from County Armagh), has New York actor Ed Burns ("Saving Private Ryan," etc) as the fall/ winter coverboy.
Jerry Della Femina's co-chairing this big Oct. 29 fund-raiser at the Plaza in N.Y. benefitting the CJ Foundation for SIDS, the sudden infant death syndrome research group. Don Imus's the special guest and fashion designer Joseph Abboud will be saluted. For info and tix, 212-245-6570. The "CJ" is for Carla Jenna Hollander, a little kid who died from SIDS.
With the February issue, Travel Holiday (Hachette) goes from 550,000 to 600,000 rate base.
Another new mag coming, this one titled Madison. Launch party Oct. 15 in N.Y.
Stagebill promoted Senior Editor John Istel to editor in chief. Break a leg, John!
Leaving Parade as senior marketing exec, Sandy Spaeth joins the 50-year old family company, Spaeth Design, as chief operating officer. Spaeth does everything from retail Christmas windows (Saks, Lord & Taylor) to movie sets and props for TV spots.
Top exec promotions at Fairchild's W: Lynette Harrison to publisher and Wendy King Lautman to associate pub.