Carol Evans is leaving Working Mother Media after helping to lead the company for more than 35 years.
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SourceMedia made its first major hires since being acquired by Observer Capital last year, rounding out its executive team with two appointments.
Layoffs primarily hit Tech division.
In a cost-cutting move, Randall-Reilly, a B2B publisher with footholds in several markets, is merging two of its brands and going digital-only with another.Road building magazine, Better Roads, will fold as a standalone title and become part of Equip
Overall media M&A was up substantially in 2014, hitting pre-recession levels in both volume and value, according to a report from investment bank, JEGI.Aggregate deal value topped $128 billion last year, shooting up 92 percent over 2013, while with
Editorial, events collaborations on the way.
Like all magazine publishers, associations took a big hit five years ago. Coupled with rapidly evolving consumer habits and an ad community far less reliant on print, association publishers find themselves in a time of change. They've survived, but it hasn't been easy. Creativity, cost cutting and a focus on core publishing products have kept margins relatively stable.
Art directors have been lucky recently when it comes to pay. Over the last five years, average salaries have gone up by almost 30 percent, according to Folio:'s 2014 Art Salary Survey, outpacing raises for almost every other job in the magazine industry.
Brian Kroski has been promoted to chief content officer at American Media Inc. He was previously serving as vice president of promotions. People named Catriona Ni Aolain as director of photography. She joins the brand from Men's Journal, where she served in the same role.
Two more brands killed commenting functionality on their sites this week, joining a small but growing group of publishers that are instead leaning exclusively on social media for conversations with readers.