MPA Names Dinozo Communications Director

This just in:

New York, NY (May 3, 2006) — Cristina Dinozo has been promoted to Director, Communications, Magazine Publishers of America (MPA), it was announced today by Howard Polskin, Senior Vice President, Communications and Events, MPA. In her new post, Ms. Dinozo will have an expanded role in press and member relations, with a focus on promoting MPA research, diversity initiatives, Publishers Information Bureau (PIB), and digital efforts, which includes MPA’s digital conferences and the MPA website, www.magazine.org.

Expanded press relations that also include getting certain managing editors of certain media news organizations better seats at MPA events, we assume.

The full release:


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CRISTINA DINOZO PROMOTED TO DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS, MAGAZINE PUBLISHERS OF AMERICA

New York, NY (May 3, 2006) — Cristina Dinozo has been promoted to Director, Communications, Magazine Publishers of America (MPA), it was announced today by Howard Polskin, Senior Vice President, Communications and Events, MPA. In her new post, Ms. Dinozo will have an expanded role in press and member relations, with a focus on promoting MPA research, diversity initiatives, Publishers Information Bureau (PIB), and digital efforts, which includes MPA’s digital conferences and the MPA website, www.magazine.org.

“In the past year Cris has spearheaded several key initiatives including oversight of MPA publications including the MPA Newsletter and Annual Report, creating two new sections of the MPA website, overseeing the updating of the website on a daily basis, and managing the monthly analysis and release of magazine industry advertising data,” said Polskin. “Cris has a wide-ranging interest in all forms of media in addition to her thorough knowledge of the magazine industry, its key players, and its assets. Those strengths help make her an important part of MPA.”

Ms. Dinozo, who joined MPA in July 2002, was previously Manager, Communications. She will continue to report to Howard Polskin, SVP, Communications and Events.

Magazine Publishers of America is the industry association for consumer magazines. Established in 1919, MPA represents more than 240 domestic publishing companies with approximately 1,400 titles, more than 80 international companies and more than 100 associate members. Staffed by magazine industry specialists, MPA is headquartered in New York City, with an office of government affairs in Washington, DC. For more information, visit www.magazine.org.