Carol Watson took over as publisher of Vibe, the 10-year-old music mag created by Quincy Jones. She got into the ad biz via Bates, was later a New York Times senior exec, and had been been managing Vibe's ad sales.
They must be pretty serious about this eBay mag thing at Readers' Digest, paying heavy hitters like Jim Seymore and Steve Reddicliffe to create it.
Don Hewitt's the breakfast speaker Sept. 10 at 21.
Cosmo will announce the winner of its cover model search Sept. 9 at show in Manhattan. Finalists are Brittany Hall, Tanisha Harper, Adair Howell and Kayla Drawdy. Nobody's named "Joan" or "Mary" anymore.
New York's double issue (fall fashion) is their biggest fashion number ever for ads with a 12-page section for Saks Fifth Ave.
Gregg Hano promoted to publisher for Popular Science.
My fave Kathy Lane promoted by Weather Channel to VP of PR for all their businesses.
I really don't need to read anything more about poor Ted Williams' corpse. Shameful!
Ad agency prez tells me during the Blackout, at a midtown intersection, he saw five N.Y. cops watching a civilian direct traffic.
Celebrity barkeep Patrick Ford of Wollensky's Grill, an ad agency hangout, operated on for lymph node cancer at Memorial Hospital. He's back home and on the mend. Mother Ford is down from Buffalo and taking charge.