Celebrity chef Sandra Lee takes another run at magazine publishing

SANDRA LEE, THE MAGAZINE will debut on October 30 with a November/December issue.

The bimonthly publication “will cover all aspects of living well, from cooking and entertainment to fashion and style,” according to Lee, who will serve as editor-in-chief.

Lee, a celebrity chef, is producing the eponymous glossy in partnership with TV GUIDE, which will handle the operations. Both the print and digital editions of the magazine will be available only through single copy sales, with no subscriptions offered. An initial print circulation of 300,000 is planned.  Find Sandra Lee on Twitter at @SandraLee.  No magazine website or contact information is available at this time…

Seeking to inspire: A new religious publication coming in 2013

COMMON CALL magazine, from Baptist Standard Publishing in Texas, will launch in January 2013.

The inspirational monthly will be a “feature-oriented, uplifting publication,” with human interest stories, coverage of missions and ministries, and positive ideas for churches and families.

Marv Knox, marvknox@baptiststandard.com, will serve as editor-in-chief.  Visit www.baptiststandard.com for more information.

A new magazine shows fashion isn’t just for the big city

THE CURRENT, a regional fashion magazine for the Cape Cod area, debuted on September 21.

The new quarterly features fashion tips and trends, and spotlights local boutiques, fashionistas and trendsetters.

James Joiner, www.jjamesjoiner.com and @jjamesjoiner, is the co-founder and editor.  The magazine currently has no website.

Changes in attitudes, changes in latitudes: A new magazine for sailors

CRUISING OUTPOST, a new magazine for sailing enthusiasts, launched online September 21.  The first print quarterly edition will debut on December 4.

The publication focuses on the sailing lifestyle with articles, photos and events, and it replaces the now-defunct LATITUDES & ATTITUDES magazine that abruptly shuttered in June.

Bob Lipkin, bob@cruisingoutpost and @CaptBobBitchin, is the publisher and editor-in-chief.  Find the magazine at http://cruisingoutpost.com.

Friday News Round-Up for September 28th

In case you need a reason to feel old, the CD turns 30 years old on October 1.  On that day, Billy Joel’s ‘52nd Street’ compact disc was released in Japan.  While you consider the timelessness of CD technology, read up on the latest news.  Remember, all titles with an asterisk* are included in the Wooden Horse Database.

WSJ STYLE MAGAZINE no longer has Deborah Needleman as editor-in-chief…

T: THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE snagged new Editor-in-Chief Deborah Needleman, dneedleman@nytimes.com and @debbieneedles…

PREVENTION* brought in new editorial director and senior vice president Anne Alexander, anne.alexander@rodale.com…

SELF* welcomed new online features editor Rachel Jacoby, rachel_jacoby@condenast.com and @rjacoby13…

MAXIM* picked up new senior editor Laura Leu, laura.leu@gmail.com and @LauraLeu…

O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE* appointed Leigh Haber, lhaber@hearst.com and @leighhaber, as the new books editor…

SEVENTEEN* picked up new beauty assistant Amanda Elser, aelser@hearst.com and @amandaaelser…

SALON* now has new arts editor Kera Bolonik, kbolonik@salon.com and @KeraBolonik, at its New York bureau…

SEATTLE MAGAZINE* managing editor Kristen Russell has left the publication…

SEATTLE MAGAZINE* will welcome new managing editor Lisa Wogan, lisa.wogan@tigeroak.com, beginning October 1…

AVIATION WEEK* is promoting Joe Anselmo, joe_anselmo@aviationweek.com, from managing editor to editor-in-chief in January 2013…

MODERN HEALTHCARE* said goodbye to Editor-in-Chief David Burda, who was with the publication since 1987.  No replacement has been named.

MODERN HEALTHCARE* appointed chief of editorial operations John Thomas, jthomas@modernhealthcare.com, as the interim editor-in-chief, pending a replacement…

Wednesday News Round-Up for September 26th

Apparently, the latest body modification trend in Japan is the ‘bagel forehead,’ which entails a saline injection in the forehead, followed by the recipient poking their thumb in the middle of the blob on his or her face.  A mere 16 hours later, the head doughnut/body art disappears.  Art really is in the eye of the beholder.  While you ponder what you would look like with a bagel forehead, read up on the latest news.  All titles with an asterisk* can be found in our Wooden Horse Database.

THE ECONOMIST* is the first magazine in the world to announce a rate base for its digital edition, a move designed to give advertisers confidence.  The initial rate base is set at 50,000 copies…

Reader’s Digest Association reportedly is almost out of cash, and trying not to default.  The publishing company was downgraded earlier this month by Standard & Poor’s…

MEN’S FASHION Canadian magazine upped its frequency to three times per year, and the latest issue is being sold on newsstands for the first time.  Previously the magazine was available only by subscription…

CONDE NAST TRAVELER* executive editor, James Ireland Baker, has resigned from the magazine.  No replacement has been chosen…

NYLON* magazine appointed new beauty director Katie Dickens, katie@nylonmag.com, who begins on September 27…

M MAGAZINE*, the newly resurrected men’s magazine, made its debut this week…

LODGING magazine said goodbye to editor Len Vermillion…

LODGING magazine appointed new editor Sean Downey, sdowney@lodgingmagazine.com and @seancdowney…

NEW ENGLAND HOME lost managing editor Debbie Hagan…

NEW ENGLAND HOME named Kaitlin Madden, kmadden@nehomemag.com and @KaitMadden, as the new managing editor, replacing Debbie Hagan…

A golf magazine takes on a new name and new focus

FAIRWAYS + GREENS magazine will rebrand and relaunch as GOLF GETAWAYS on November 6.

The changes reflect an editorial repositioning to focus on the golf travel market.  In the works for two years, the move is designed to fill a market void created when TRAVEL + LEISURE GOLF ceased print in 2009.

A print edition will be published bimonthly, with a digital edition available on a monthly basis.  Print and digital subscriptions must be purchased separately at this time.  Both editions will include regional advertising sections.  The publisher and editor-in-chief is Vic Williams, vwilliams@madavor.com.  Visit the current website at http://fairwaysandgreens.com.