Friday News Round-Up for November 11, 2011

A happy Veterans’ Day and Armistice Day to all our readers.  And to those of you who find numerology pretty darned interesting, we wish you a propitious 11/11/11.  On that note, we present the end-of-week news.  Titles with an asterisk* are part of the Wooden Horse Database. Check it out during our free trial offer in November at www.woodenhorsepub.com.

UFC MAGAZINE was acquired by Bonnier from American Media Inc., and the transition will be complete by December 27.  The mixed martial arts publication was launched two years ago.  Original Editor-in-Chief Seth Kelly, seth.kelly@bonniercorp.com, will return to once again lead the magazine.  Visit www.ufc.com for more information…

EBONY* will launch its redesigned website in January; www.ebony.com

EBONY* tapped Jamilah Lemieux, jlemieux@ebony.com, as the new digital content editor covering news, love, relationships, health and wellness for the Ebony.com website…

FORBES* will say goodbye to deputy editor Nicole Perlroth, nperlroth@forbes.com, who is leaving at the end of 2011…

W MAGAZINE* will bid farewell to executive editor Ted Moncreiff at the end of the year.  He had committed to staying through production of the publication’s 40th anniversary issue…

W MAGAZINE* hired new features director Maura Egan, maura_egan@condenast.com…

MARIE CLAIRE* promoted Lea Goldman, lgoldman@hearst.com, from deputy editor to features director…

NATIONAL JOURNAL* managing editor for politics Kathy Kiely, kkiely@nationaljournal.com, will depart in December…

SEVENTEEN* will welcome Ashley Mateo, amateo@hearst.com, as news editor, beginning November 14…

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT senior editor Valerie Valentine left the publication.  NO replacement has been named…

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