People en Espanol Publisher Jackie Hernandez-Fallous tells me the September, perfect-bound "Best & worst dressed" issue is up 22% in ad pages at 98.25. Ole!
Paul Turcotte says Premiere's 79% ahead in September. 79%? And YTD it's a rollicking 46% up. Editor Peter Herbst has a new art director, Dirk Barnett.
Child mag will do a first-ever "Ultimate Holiday Shopping Special" to be polybagged with its regular November issue. Ad close is Aug. 20.
Jim Sammartino, publisher of inspirational mag Guideposts, says the Norman Vincent Peale-founded book now has a circ of 2.6 million with impressive ad growth.
I hear The Wall Street Journal assigned a top reporter to spend up to four months preparing an in-depth profile of Lachlan Murdoch.
Anne L. Fritz is the new beauty/fashion editor of Woman's Day.
National Geographic beefed up its marketing department., naming Terry Day VP-worldwide consumer marketing, with Christopher Buczek new marketing services director and Kelly Sullivan art director.
Publisher Rob Gregory of Maxim says the September issue is up 5% in ad pages and 14% in dollars. It'll be their largest (with 114 ad pages) issue in two years.
I no sooner reported Lynn Heiler's Bon Appetit was having a good summer when Lynn got bounced. New publisher is Leslie Picard.