Tricia Keating is new sales director for Entertainment Weekly.
John Pagliaro and his colleagues at Old House Journal aren't resting on their laurels. Up 17% in ad dollars last year, it's launching a new TV series (13 episodes over PBS) reaching 97 markets. In this one, host Mitchell McDaniel will restore and remodel a Mediterranean Revival house in Jacksonville, Fla. They're currently selling sponsorships for the series.
Parade added top personal finance writer Andy Tobias. Smart guy. You and I should have Andy's portfolio.
Anne Triece of Metropolitan Home sends along the 200-page 20th anniversary edition (March/April) in which among other things, the magazine compares 1981 flea markets to today's eBay and nominate the 100 best recent design ideas, headed by the compact disc, the Seconda chair, the spaceship Columbia and MTV. Other winners include Post-It notes. Good fun. And the ad pages for the issue are 12% ahead of the same issue last year.
Fortune named John Donnelly national ad director.
In L.A., Paul Horne of Hero, the gay men's monthly, says the most recent issue was up 30% in pages over last year.
The redesigned Premiere's on the stands. Nice job by Editor Michael Solomon et al.