Tuesday News Round-Up for August 30th

With the week in full swing, here is a trail mix of news bits to keep you satisfied.  Magazines with an asterisk* next to the title can be found in the helpful Wooden Horse database on our website.

MAXIM* magazine launched Maxim+, an iPad-only app that contains exclusive video and content not found in the print edition.  Maxim’s Editor-in-Chief Joe Levy, jlevy@alphamediagroup.com, was named as editor and content officer for the new app…

BRIARPATCH, a Canadian indy magazine, will no longer publish themed issues, as has been their practice.  The editors announced they would go to a general interest model , which will allow them to “respond more meaningfully to current events and pressing issues as they arise.”  The 38-year-old publication plans to publish three issues in 2012.  Visit http://briarpatchmagazine.com for more information…

GLAMOUR* hired new website managing editor Kat Thomsen, kat@glamour.com.  Previously she was managing editor for ELLE.COM…

GLAMOUR* promoted Robert Campos, robert_campos@condenast.com, from production director to managing editor.  The magazine also promoted Tari Ayala, tari_ayala@condenast.com, to deputy managing editor…

TASTE OF HOME* brought on board new food editor Karen Berner, karen_berner@rd.com.

CHICAGO MAGAZINE* will welcome Elizabeth Fenner, efenner@chicagomag.com, as the new editor-in-chief beginning September 19, filling the post left empty since April, when Richard Babcock departed.  Fenner will leave her current job as assistant managing editor of MONEY* magazine on September 1…

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY* said goodbye to editorial assistant Archana Ram…

STACK* magazine picked up new content director and editor Brandon Guarneri, brandonguarneri@gmail.com,   He comes to Stack from MEN’S FITNESS, where he served as an associate editor…

INTERVIEW* magazine bid farewell to managing editor James Gaddy.  No replacement has been named…

COMPLEX* magazine named Tina Amini, tinaa@complex.com, as an assistant editor, covering computer and video games…

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