SAN FRANCISCO: Wired hosted a party at the Mercury Lounge to celebrate six years of publication. Wishing the monthly a happy anniversary were (l. to r.): Katarina Heron, editor in chief, Wired; Catherine Viscardi Johnston, exec VP, Conde Nast Publications; and Dana Lyon, publisher, Wired.
SAN JOSE, CALIF.: Computerworld President-CEO Jim Martin (c.) celebrated the newspaper's redesign at a party at the city's museum of art. Flanking Mr. Martin are Michael Ainscow, worldwide advertising and customer communications manager for Hewlett-Packard Co.'s Enterprise Computing Solution Organization (l.), and Paul Gillin, editor in chief, Computerworld. With its January makeover, International Data Group-owned Computerworld adopted a new look and began a shift from paid to controlled circulation.
NEW YORK: Despite blizzardlike conditions in Manhattan, party-minded souls joined Mediamark Research Inc. at Tavern on the Green to celebrate the company's 20th anniversary. On hand for the festivities were (l. to r.): Jean Frankel; Lou Bender, president-chief operating officer, MRI; Marty Frankel, a consultant; Jim Rose, CEO of MRI parent United Information Group; Ellen Agresti; and Joe Agresti, VP-data management, MRI.
DETROIT: Cable Advertising Representatives Society held a reception over the holidays at the Detroit Golf Club. Stewart DeGeus, senior director-field marketing at Little Caesars Pizza, was the guest speaker. Flanking Mr. DeGeus are Gary Merrifield (l.), VP-national sales manager, Comedy Central, and secretary of CARS; and Brian Janks, VP-Detroit sales, Fox Family Channel, and