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Time Inc. Veteran John Squires Lands at Digital Bookstore [MediaMemo]

AllThingsD – 2011-04-13

Longtime Time Inc. executive John Squires, last seen running the magazine industry's version of Hulu, has a new gig: He's at Akademos, a Connecticut-based company that runs digital bookstores for...

Veteran Newsman Daniel Schorr of NPR Dies at Age 93

PBS – 2010-07-23

Daniel Schorr, a longtime NPR commentator died Friday. He was 93. In a 2001 NewsHour interview, he described the "most-electrifying moment" of his career.

Karen Tumulty To Washington Post: Time Veteran Leaving Magazine

The Huffington Post – 2010-03-30

Time magazine's Karen Tumulty will soon be joining the Washington Post as the paper's national political correspondent, according to a memo obtained by POLITICO.

New York Publishing Veteran James Brady Dies

Folio Mag – 2009-01-28

James Brady, a writer, editor and longtime publishing industry veteran who worked at a slew of New York-based publications and founded two of its most popular columns, has died. He was 80.

Veteran children's author funeral

BBC News – 2009-01-16

The funeral of an award-winning children's author, who died last week aged 93, will be held later.

Hero of '66 pays tribute to veteran sports writer

holdthefrontpage.co.uk – 2009-01-08

England's World Cup winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks is among those who have lined up to pay tribute to a former regional press football writer. Peter Hewitt, left, spent over two decades covering...

Tribute paid to veteran columnist

BBC News – 2008-11-17

The editor of the Irish News pays tribute to the veteran writer and broadcaster Owen Kelly who died on Sunday.

Veteran magazine author to discuss jump into literary world

Daily Orange – 2008-10-24

After 23 years of thriving in the magazine world, Jeanie Ralston has begun a second journey. Far from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan and Austin, Ralston's new life is in rural Texas. Once she...

Blockbuster names Warner Bros. veteran to head up digital content

InternetRetailer.com – 2008-07-21

Jeffrey Calman, a former head of video on demand operations at Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., will lead efforts to acquire digital content at Blockbuster Inc. in a new position as vice president...

Telegraph science veteran Roger Highfield appointed editor of New Scientist

Guardian – 2008-07-10

Daily Telegraph science editor Roger Highfield, the first man to bounce a neutron off a soap bubble, has been appointed editor of New Scientist. By Stephen Brook

Media Decoder Blog: James Atlas, Veteran Publisher and Author, Will Edit for Amazon

The New York Times – 2012-03-02

Mr. Atlas follows another New York publishing veteran, Laurence Kirshbaum, in jumping to Amazon, where he will edit a series of biographies.

Get Individual Attention from a Veteran Agent

Media Bistro – 2012-07-10

This one-man operation can help a writer with an "urban sensibility" hone great ideas into a publishable book. Pitching an Agent: Wm Clark Associates New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs...

Veteran Cosmopolitan editor dies

BBC – 2012-08-14

Helen Gurley Brown, the editor of Cosmopolitan magazine and author of Sex and the Single Girl, dies in New York at the age of 90.

Stop giving war-veteran novelists a free pass

Salon.com – 2012-12-11

"The Yellow Birds" is considered one of this year's best books. Are reviewers too scared to pan our servicemen?

The Veteran

Slate – 2013-11-09

Excerpted from Thank You for Your Service by David Finkel, published by Sarah Crichton Books.

'The Adventures Of Puppi & Burma' Photo Book Chronicles Homeless Veteran Stephen Simmons' Triumph Over PTSD (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post – 2013-11-11

An Oregon Army veteran has discovered a revolutionary -- and absolutely beautiful -- way of dealing with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder. Stephen Simmons first joined the U.S. Army in...

An Old Media Veteran Goes Digital at Glam Media

AllThingsD – 2013-11-22

Glam Media, one of the largest digital media companies, has hired magazine publishing veteran Dan Lagani as its first president and chief revenue officer, the company is expected to announce Tuesday.

Wal-Mart Taps Veteran as New CEO

The Wall Street Journal – 2013-11-25

Wal-Mart said 47-year-old Doug McMillon, a company veteran, will take over as CEO when Mike Duke retires next year. The retailer is struggling to book growth in its enormous sales.

Twitter names media veteran as first female board member

Reuters – 2013-12-05

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microblogging site Twitter Inc named Marjorie Scardino, former chief executive of publishing company Pearson, to its board on Thursday following criticism that it lacked...

Christian Publishing Veteran Starts New Self-Publishing Imprint

Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-23

A new self-publishing imprint from an industry veteran is off to a fast start.

Veteran Journalists To Start Politics Site For Bloomberg - NYTimes.com

The Huffington Post – 2014-05-04

The political journalists John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, known for their detailed, gossip-filled books on the past two presidential campaigns, will join Bloomberg in the coming days to start a new...

Craig Marks, Veteran of Music Journalism, Named Editor in Chief of Spin.com

Advertising Age – 2014-06-13

Music website Spin.com has named Craig Marks its editor in chief.Mr. Marks was executive editor of Spin magazine in the 1990s before helping to introduce Blender magazine. "I've always been very...

Elle.com Veteran Amina Akhtar Heads to TheFashionSpot

AdWeek – 2014-07-09

Former Elle.com executive editor Amina Akhtar has landed at theFashionSpot, where she will be taking over as editorial director. "TheFashionSpot is an essential fashion industry source which is...

Veteran TV impresario Robert Halmi Sr. dies at 90

Crains New York – 2014-07-31

Prolific TV producer Robert Halmi, Sr., has died. Mr. Halmi died Wednesday in his New York City home at 90, said spokesman Russ Patrick. The Hungarian-born Halmi found success as a magazine... To...

With Enlitic, a veteran data scientist plans to fight disease using deep learning

GigaOM – 2014-08-22

Jeremy Howard, the former president and chief scientist of predictive-modeling platform Kaggle, is back with a new startup he thinks can revolutionize medical diagnostics using deep learning. There's...

Magazine Veteran Sally Preston Named North America President at Orion Capital

Advertising Age – 2014-08-22

Longtime magazine publishing executive Sally Preston has been named North America president of Orion Capital, effective Sept. 3.She succeeds Tony Harridine, who has moved back to Australia, the...

Double-Amputee Veteran Makes History On The Cover Of Men's Health Magazine

The Huffington Post – 2014-10-10

Retired Army Sgt. Noah Galloway, a double-amputee, shares his story of overcoming physical and emotional challenges in the November issue of Men's Health. He recounted details of the explosion that...

National Book Awards: US marines veteran Phil Klay wins for Redeployment

The Guardian – 2014-11-20

Short story collection about soldiers struggling in cope with chaos of Iraq war takes top US literary prize, with Ursula K Le Guin honored for lifetime contribution• Redeployment by Phil Klay...

Veteran Time Inc. Exec Jed Hartman Heading to Bezos's Washington Post

Advertising Age – 2014-12-02

Time Inc., the nation's the largest magazine publisher, is losing one of its top business-side execs to The Washington Post. The executive, Jed Hartman, who is group publisher of news and business at...

Veteran journalist launches 'constituency TV' in London borough

The Guardian – 2015-01-22

John Dale believes he has invented new television format ahead of the general electionJohn Dale, former national newspaper investigative reporter and magazine editor, believes he has invented - or...

Obama touts 'Redeployment', a short story collection by a veteran of the Iraq War

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-02-04

Obama called 'Redeployment' a 'quick but powerful reminder' about the experiences of 'ordinary soldiers in Iraq'.

“How to Come Out Like a Porn Star”: A sex-industry veteran shares advice on the risks and rewards

Salon.com – 2015-02-17

A new collection of essays edited by a genderqueer porn star explores coming out, in public and private

Veteran TV Exec Rich Battista Poised to Become People Magazine President

Advertising Age – 2015-03-06

Time Inc., the nation's largest magazine publisher, is close to naming former TV executive Rich Battista to lead the company's largest brand, People magazine, as well as its sibling publication...

NFL Veteran Israel Idonije Opens Up About Creating Comic Book Series

The Huffington Post – 2015-03-13

Some of Israel Idonije’s fondest memories as a child are of curling up with a comic book copy of The Green Hornet and escaping into the world of masked vigilantes and make-believe. Yes, the...

USA Today Offers Buyouts to Veteran Staffers

Editor & Publisher – 2015-03-19

USA TODAY announced Wednesday that it will offer buyout packages to veteran employees to trim staffing, its latest effort to cut costs and invest more in digital products amid a plan by parent...

Army Veteran Writes Children's Book To Explain PTSD To Younger Kids

The Huffington Post – 2015-04-03

Mental health disorders can be so complex that many adults can't comprehend them. So, how exactly do you explain them to children? Army veteran Seth Kastle encountered this problem with his own...

Jeffrey Lent’s ‘A Slant of Light’ chronicles a Civil War veteran’s return

The Washington Post – 2015-04-07

There’s a spiritual majesty to Jeffrey Lent’s work, a preoccupation with matters of faith and grace that seems most fulfilled when he applies his formidable gifts to stories entangled in some way...

Meet, and Fete, the Editor: Jon Pott—A Veteran Steps Down

Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-22

Veteran editor Jon Pott leaves Wm. B. Eerdmans this summer after almost 50 years in the business.

The Atlantic Hires Veteran Journalist to Run Its Branded Content Department

Advertising Age – 2015-06-03

"Journalism is the new marketing degree" is the slightly sarcastic motto among New York Times staffers, many of them former journalists, who create articles and videos for brands. It appears the same...

Veteran Fox executive David Hill departing company

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-24

David Hill, the influential impresario of Fox Sports who developed snazzy gimmicks that turbo-charged the presentation of TV sports, is stepping down from his senior position at 21st Century Fox.

‘I still have the ulcer': Veteran editors on their worst mistakes

Digiday – 2015-07-21

As Gawker does battle with itself and the public over a controversial article it posted, then withdrew, we paused to ask longtime editors about the mistakes that plague them. David Plotz’s,...

Status of Rolling Stone's veteran movie critic Peter Travers uncertain amid magazine drama

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-31

The fate of Rolling Stone critic Peter Travers, one of the most established media personalities in the film industry, was thrown into uncertainty Thursday night after the company sought a downgrade...

Why the Video Network StyleHaul Hired a Veteran Print Executive as Its Revenue Chief

Advertising Age – 2015-08-26

A longtime print magazine sales executive may not be the obvious choice to run ad sales for a digital video network aimed at millennial women. But that's the choice StyleHaul has made with the...

The rookie is a veteran: Aspiring Ram Daniel Rodriguez is battle tested

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-27

It was impulsive. It was foolhardy. It made no football sense.

Marcia Gay Harden leads the cast as a veteran doctor in CBS' 'Code Black'

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-11

Marcia Gay Harden once described winning an Oscar as a double-edged sword: Although it is a wonderful honor, it does have its pitfalls.

Start at third base for Dodgers veteran Chase Utley is a career first

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-22

The Dodgers' series opener Monday against the Arizona Diamondbacks was the 1,575th game of Chase Utley's career.

Obama awards Medal of Honor to Afghanistan veteran Florent Groberg

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-13

On the morning of Aug. 8, 2012, Florent A. Groberg was escorting senior U.S. Army officers and other officials to a security meeting in eastern Afghanistan when a suicide bomber approached the group....

Newsquest fires veteran executives and orders them to quit the office

The Guardian – 2015-11-19

Regional publisher accused by NUJ of imposing ‘brutal and unjustifiable’ cuts I know, everyone knows, that regional publishers are eradicating jobs. Many of the people in the know also accept...

Veteran action directors receive Golden Globe nods for otherworldly fantasies

Los Angeles Times – 2015-12-11

Two veteran filmmakers known for action-driven, otherworldly fictions caught the uncertain, anxious mood of the times and received Golden Globe nominations for best director for movies about wars...

Skift Brings on Magazine Veteran Carolyn Kremins as President

Advertising Age – 2015-12-14

Skift, which markets itself as "the largest industry intelligence and marketing platform in travel," has hired longtime media executive Carolyn Kremins as president, a newly created position, the...

This wounded veteran got a custom smart home, and his independence back

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-10

Marine Sgt. Nick Kimmel walked through the front door of his new home in Fallbrook on prosthetic legs, with his service dog — an English cream golden retriever named Rush — right behind him....

Actor who beheaded war veteran faces long road to execution chamber

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-18

Steve Herr assumes he won't live to see the execution of the man convicted of murdering and then decapitating his son in the attic of an Orange County theater. "Realistically, I'm not going to be...

Jeff Bezos Gets Rave Reviews From Washington Post Veteran

The Huffington Post – 2016-01-21

While one tech giant admitted crushing defeat in the publishing world this month, another is enjoying enthusiastic thumbs-up from an industry veteran. Elizabeth "Lally" Weymouth, a senior associate...

Why veteran teachers aren't surprised young people are shunning the profession

Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-15

Judging from my email, a lot of California public school teachers are demoralized and questioning their career choices. They're not at all surprised that fewer and fewer college students are going...

CBS renews 11 veteran shows, including 'NCIS' spinoffs and 'Madam Secretary'

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-26

More CBS favorites are returning for the 2016-2017 season, the network announced Friday. The network's bread-and-butter procedurals "Blue Bloods," "Elementary," "Hawaii Five-0," "Madam Secretary,"...

BEA 2016: Robert Olen Butler: Veteran Writer

Publishers Weekly – 2016-05-12

The striking similarities between Pulitzer Prize–winner Robert Olen Butler and the narrator in his latest novel, "Perfume River," leads readers to wonder if the book is in some way autobiographical.

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