Rodale Inc. has named a new elected chairman of its Board of Directors. Maria Rodale will succeed Ardath Rodale as Chairman. Ardath will remain a member of the Bard and assume the new title of Chief Inspiration Officer.
CMP Technology has consolidated its EE Times and TechOnline editorial teams. Former executive editor of news Junko Yoshida has been named editor in chief of EE Times. Patrick Mannion, formerly managing editor, has been named editor in chef of TechOnline and will be responsible for DesignLines, eeProductCetner, Tech Paper Library and all TechOnline content operations.
Richard Bradley has been named executive editor of 02138. He was previously a contributing editor to the magazine.
Hallmark magazine has hired Sandra Y. Lee as features director. Most recently, Lee was articles editor at Child magazine.
New York magazine has named Justin Davidson classical music and architecture critic. He comes to New York magazine from Newsday, where he has worked as classical music critic since 1996.
Success has named Gail Kasper as contributing editor. Kasper will be writing at SuccessMagazine.com and featured in upcoming issues of Success beginning with the September/October 2007 issue.
Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts will become a regular contributor to Ladies Home Journal starting with the September issue. She will be offering her insights and opinions across a broad range of topics including self-empowerment and self-fulfillment, education and community service, and relationships with family and friends.
Symphony Publishing’s Footwear Plus has appointed Caroline Diaco as publisher.
The George Lucas Educational Foundation, the nonprofit organization and publisher of Edutopia magazine, has named Chip Fesko senior director of advertising sales and strategic alliances. Cal Joy has been promoted from art director and Web producer to senior director of digital content and technology for Edutopia.org