Articles by Jason Fell
In the footsteps of David Nussbaum (ex-Penton), Jim Cassella (ex-Reed Business), and numerous other former publishing CEOs who recently made the move to private equity, media veteran Michael Marchesano this week signed on as a managing director with media investment banking firm Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc.
Magazine Launch Announcements Up Nearly 10 PercentMore than 150 announcements of new or yet-to-be-published magazines were identified over the first half of 2007, according to research conducted by the Magazine Publishers of America.
B-to-b publishers planned, scheduled and produced nearly 30 percent more Webcasts in 2006 than in 2005, according to ON24 Inc.'s report, "ON24 Insider on Lead Generation: Key Webcasting Findings for Publishing."
More Consumers Turn to IT Publisher's Web Sites for Tech Product InformationIT publisher's Web sites have replaced vendor Web sites as the second most-used information source for new technology products, according to information technology media company TechTarget, Inc.'s second, quarterly IT Media Consumption Trends and IT Buyer Purchase Intention study.
PlattForm Holdings, a marketing, advertising and public relations firm, has acquired beauty school industry recruitment and lead generation company Beauty Schools Directory. Specializing in enrollment solutions for the higher education industry and the U.S. Military, PlattForm Holdings was represented by media investment bankers DeSilva + Phillips during the transaction.
Less than two weeks after announcing his exit from the Nielsen Company, media veteran Michael Marchesano has joined media investment banking firm Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc. as managing director.
Controlled circulation publishers Greenspun Media Group, Niche Media Holdings and Ocean Drive Media Group have finalized an agreement that will effectively unify the operations of their publications.
Rodale Pages, Revenue On the RiseRodale saw an increase of 18.3 percent in ad pages and 27.4 percent in ad revenues for the first half of 2007, compared to the -0.7 percent decrease in pages and the 6.1 percent increase in revenue across the remainder of the industry, according to PIB.
Wenner Media has promoted Rolling Stone's Ray Chelstowski to publisher. Chelstowski joined RS in 2006 as associate publisher after spending a decade at Time Inc.'s Entertainment Weekly. He replaces Tim Castelli, who resigned earlier this week to join Google as New York sales director.