Kristine Welker was named the first publisher of Hearst Magazines' teen spinoff, CosmoGirl
, New York. Ms. Welker, former ad director at Meredith Corp.'s Ladies' Home Journal, will report to Cosmopolitan
Senior VP-Publisher Donna Kalajian Lagani starting Oct. 4. CosmoGirl
, first tested this summer, will publish 10 times next year.
Richard Kinsler, 57, to publisher, Times Mirror Magazines' Popular Science, New York, from exec VP-Publishing Group, Playboy Enterprises, and publisher of Playboy. The position has been open since May, when John Crawley left to pursue other interests.
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