People on the Move | 3.8.07
Greg Schumann has been promoted to vice president, publishing director of Bonnier’s newest acquisitions of Parenting and Baby Talk magazines (formerly of Time Inc.). He will also continue his role as publisher of Babytalk. Nicole Banas has been named the group’s consumer marketing director, where she will be responsible for circulation efforts for both magazines an sister publications Babytalk First Months and Babytalk Mom-to-Be. She succeeds Carrie Goldin, who was recently named consumer marketing director of Real Simple. Banas was previously consumer marketing director at Time4 Media.
Charli Ornett has been promoted to creative director or of Active Interest Media’s Yoga Journal, where she will be responsible for all print and online design and branding. She first joined the magazine in 2004 as art director.
Pregnancy magazine has named Abigail Tuller editor-in-chief. She joins Future US, Inc. from Cherry Lane Magazines, where she served as editorial director and operations manager of Cherry Lane. Ziba Kashef, former editor-in-chief of Pregnancy, will transition to the newly-created position of editor at large and will write a monthly maternity advice column, which will debut in the June issue of the magazine.
Billboard has promoted Cindy Mata to director of business development/eastern sales. She will continue to handle east coast endemic business for the magazine’s print, online, and event sales.
King Fish Media has named Gordon Plutsky director of marketing and research, a newly created position. Plutsky joins King Fish from CMP Technology , where he was group marketing director of the Channel Group.
Paul Turcotte, former vice president/publisher of Hachette’s Entertainment Group (comprised of Premiere and Sound & Vision, has been promoted to senior vice president of corporate sales and marketing. He will continue his role directing the business development of the Premiere brand including digital platforms and events. Steve McEvoy, current senior vice president of corporate sales and marketing, will be leaving the company.