Howard Blumenthal was named editor in chief of CompuServe's
new online service code-named Project Wow. Mr. Blumenthal, author of 11 books and the creator and senior producer of PBS series "Where in the World of Carmen Sandiego?", will oversee content development for Wow, scheduled to launch next year. Mr. Blumenthal also served as senior VP at KidSoft, in charge of its CD-ROM magazine and online presence.