Fashion PR’s Update your Media Lists – Latest Fashion Magazines, Hires, and Move On’s

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.

About This Author

Known as the “fashion publicist’s most powerful accessory,” (San Diego Union-Tribune) and the “West Coast ‘It’ girl of fashion PR,” (YFS Magazine) Crosby Noricks put fashion public relations on the digital map when she launched PR Couture in 2006. She is the author of Ready to Launch: The PR Couture Guide to Breaking into Fashion PR, available on Amazon. Crosby spends her time managing PR Couture and mentoring fashion publicists through PRISM and Instappable, as well as the biannual NYC workshop, Fashion PR Confidential. Occasionally, she opens up limited consulting spots for emerging brands through her signature offering, The Brand Elixir.