Friday News Round-Up for March 2nd

Thanks for checking in to grab some news.  If you have time, scroll down and see if you’ve missed anything in previous posts.  Magazine titles with an asterisk* can be found in the Wooden Horse Database (more information at http://www.woodenhorsepub.com).

TRAVEL WEEKLY*, BUSINESS TRAVEL NEWS and other Northstar Travel Media titles are up for sale.  New Jersey-based private equity firm Boston Ventures currently owns the media group…

EXPLORE* magazine is reducing its frequency to four times a year, expanding its page count and adding new editorial content.  The Canadian magazine features new departments, such as Getting Started, which covers preparing for an adventure…

AARP MAGAZINE* lost Editor-in-Chief Hugh Delehanty.  No replacement has been named…

BRIDES* will welcome Dana Wood, dana_wood@condenast.com and @MomoverLady, as the new beauty director…

READER’S DIGEST* said goodbye to senior editor Meaghan Cameron…

READER’S DIGEST* lost senior health editor Liz Kennedy…

WSJ MAGAZINE* named Christopher Knutsen, no email yet, as the new executive editor…

BILLBOARD* no longer has deputy editor Louis Hau…

WEIGHT WATCHERS* magazine hired amy Gorin, amy.gorin@weightwatchers.com, as senior editor for nutrition, health & weight loss…

THIS OLD HOUSE* bid farewell to assistant editor Jennifer Stimson…

THIS OLD HOUSE* welcomed Gillian Barth, gillian_barth@thisoldhouse.com and @GillianBarth, as an editorial assistant…

MIDWEST LIVING* deputy editor for special publications, Barbara Briggs Morrow, has died…

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