SENIOR EDITORS JOIN CLIMBERS AT AD AGE

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CHICAGO-Advertising Age, advancing its effort to expand and enhance its international stable of publications and online services, announces several key editorial appointments.

Kate Fitzgerald and Ira Teino-witz become senior editors, effective immediately. At the same time, Jennifer Mayhew becomes editorial/graphics associate, Lisa Johnson is named photo librarian and James G. Kimball becomes assistant to the editor.

"All of these staff members have ably served the Ad Age group during a period of intense and ambitious editorial repositioning of the publication, and these promotions recognize that invaluable service," said Editor Steve Yahn.

Ms. Fitzgerald, 35, joined Ad Age in 1988 as a reporter, and has covered a wide range of important beats, including telecommunications, toys, videogames, greeting cards, the diet industry and the retail area in general. Ms. Fitzgerald has a bachelor's degree in history from Lewis & Clark College and a master's in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

Mr. Teinowitz, 46, has served as a reporter at Ad Age for the past seven years, covering alcohol, tobacco, travel and consumer electronics marketing. A former newspaper reporter and editor, Mr. Teinowitz covered politics and government for a Springfield, Ill., statehouse news service and also worked for a suburban supplement of the Chicago Trib une and for the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star.

Ms. Mayhew, 25, promoted to editorial/graphics associate, received a bachelor of arts degree in fine arts from DePauw University. Before joining Ad Age, she worked in the corporate production department and as a junior art director at Qually & Co. ad agency.

Ms. Johnson, 29, joined Ad Age in 1991 and has held several editorial positions. She has a bachelor of fine arts in performance degree from Northern Kentucky University.

Mr. Kimball, 28, joined Crain Communications Inc. in 1993 as an editorial/research assistant at Business Marketing, and became a reporter in 1994. Earlier he worked at Lexecon, an economic and intellectual property consultancy. He has a bachelor of arts in history from the University of Chicago.

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