'Digest' publisher to 'TV Guide'

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Reader's Digest Publisher Dick Porter was named senior VP-publisher of TV Guide. Mr. Porter, 40, had been the Digest's publisher since February, when he was promoted from associate publisher. He succeeds TV Guide VP-Publisher Rob Margolis, who moved to News America's marketing division earlier this year. David Steward, TV Guide president-CEO, said Mr. Porter's marketing-driven approach "will be key to strengthening the TV Guide brand." Separately, TV Guide named Keith Price, 40, VP-automotive marketing, Magazine Publishers of America, to be its Detroit manager.

Copyright May 1998, Crain Communications Inc.

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