NEW YORK: To kick off O, the Oprah Magazine, friends and the media joined Oprah Winfrey (l.) at Metropolitan Pavillion. Showing off the first issue with Ms. Winfrey is TV personality Rosie O'Donnell.
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CALIF.: Cable executives and folks from American Movie Classics played a little golf with actor Matt Damon (c.) at the Pete Sampras Classics at North Ranch Country Club. Flanking Mr. Damon are (from l.): Chris Neel and Jim Clements, both VP-associate directors at Initiative Media; Jason Kanefsky, senior VP-national broadcast, SFM Media; Nancy LaPerla, VP-advertising and sponsorship sales, and Eric Verch, account director, both of AMC; and Emory Tung, buyer, Initiative Media.
NEW YORK: Advertising Age Publisher Jill Manee (l.) honored Women to Watch in 2000 honorees at a recent Advertising Women of New York luncheon.
BOSTON: Goldhirsh Group's Inc. honored Earvin "Magic" Johnson (c.) with its first National Inner City Leadership Award at a dinner held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. Offering congratulations are (from l.): George Gendron, editor in chief, Inc.; Michael Porter, chairman-CEO, Initiative for a Competitive Inner City; Jim O'Connor, managing director, PriceWaterhouseCoopers; Edmund F. Kelly, president-CEO, Liberty Mutual Group; Bob Rogers of the Ewing Kauffman Foundation; and Carl Stern, CEO, Boston Consulting Group.
NEW YORK: American Express Publishing Corp.'s Travel & Leisure held a Market Watch seminar at the Omni Berkshire Hotel entitled "Power Marketing: Winning Big in the Affluent Boom." Attendees included (from l.): Tim Lovell, VP-USA, British Tourist Authority; Ed Kelly, senior VP-group publisher, Travel & Leisure; Walt Meyer, VP-passenger marketing, Singapore Airlines; Bob Desley, president, Desley Group; and Lori Altman, travel advertising manager, Travel & Leisure.