Friday News Round-Up for August 3rd

Hope you’re all still enjoying the Oympics, when we watch sports that usually don’t get any spectator love from the masses, from dancing horses to trampoline to badminton to…let’s hear it guys…beach volleyball.  Anyhoo, glad you dropped by for some industry news.  Magazine titles with an asterisk* are part of the Wooden Horse Database.

BRIDES* magazine will return to a bimonthly publishing schedule beginning in January 2013.  Conde Nast increased the frequency to monthly back in January of 2010, when MODERN BRIDE* and ELEGANT BRIDE* were discontinued.  The move comes in the wake of sinking yeaer-over-year ad pages, down more than 11%, and newsstand sales that fell nearly 27% in the first half of 2012…

NEWSWEEK* magazine’s advertisers may be pulling back due to comments made last week by IAC’s Barry Diller about the print weekly’s future…

TWIN CITIES METRO magazine, published for the past six years by Minnesota-based Tiger Oak Media, will cease print when the final issue hits newsstands in September…

BON APPETIT* lost food editor Hunter Lewis…

SOUTHERN LIVING* snagged new executive editor Hunter Lewis, hunter_lewis@timeinc.com, who will oversee food content for the magazine…

TIME* promoted Steven James Snyder, steve_snyder@timeinc.com and @TheSnydes, to assistant managing editor…

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST* said goodbye to associate market editor Ellie Somerville…

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST* lost assistant market editor Courtney Peterson…

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST* bid farewell to editorial assistant Lauren Womack…

ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST* named Carrie Hojnicki, carrie_hojnicki@condenst.com, as a new editorial assistant…

SUNSET* executive editor Christine Ryan has left the magazine. No replacement has been named…

IN TOUCH WEEKLY* no longer has fashion and beauty market editor Zahra Johnson.  No replacement has been named…

THE HUFFINGTON POST* promoted Marla Friedman, marla.friedman@huffingtonpost.com, from news editor to senior editor for the news desk…

SMARTMONEY* promoted Alice Hagge, alice.hagge@smartmoney.com, to website editor…

CANADIAN LIVING* Editor-in-Chief Susan Antonacci has left her post, but will remain with TC Media as executive director of brand development for ELLE CANADA and STYLE AT HOME…

THE HUFFINGTON POST CANADA added an ‘Impact’ section, focused on problems and solutions in Canadian society…

THE HUFFINGTON POST CANADA named current lifestyle managing editor Lisa Yeung, lisa.yeung@huffingtonpost.com, as editor for the new ‘Impact’ section, in addition to her other duties…

WIND SYSTEMS magazine appointed Sherri Mabry, sherri@windsystemsmag.com, as the new managing editor, replacing former editor Russ Willcut…

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