Media Job Cuts Jumped By 88% in 2006, and 2007 looks to be worse, according to the job outplacement tracking firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Ken Baker, Us Weekly’s West Coast executive editor, has been named editorial director of Usmagazine.
Robin Micheli, assistant managing editor at People, is leaving her position.
Chandra Czape Turner is the new executive editor at Cosmogirl!
Joanne Molina steps in as senior editor for Chicago’s Second City Style.
Valerie Boster is Vogue’s new market editor.
Jessica Zimmerman takes over as assistant market editor for Elle Accessories.
Nicole Pearl is the new senior editor at O Magazine.
Also, look for Cocktail Weekly in September, 2007. Published by Bauer (InTouch and Life & Style), this new weekly lifestyle magazine is aimed at women in their 20s.