Brett Wilson, senior vice president of advertising sales at USA TODAY, has been named publisher of Parade magazine.
Wilson joins the largest circulation magazine in the U.S. with more than two decades of experience in publishing, including more than 20 years at Time Inc. where he held various positions including the post of publisher of Money magazine. He joined USA TODAY in June 2008.
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BRETT WILSON NAMED PUBLISHER OF PARADE
New York, October 19, 2009 — Brett Wilson has been named publisher of PARADE, the largest circulation magazine in the U.S., it was announced today by Parade Publications CEO Jack Haire. Wilson will be responsible for all advertising sales and marketing efforts.
Wilson comes to PARADE from USA TODAY, where he was senior vice president of advertising sales. Prior to that, he spent more than 20 years at Time, Inc., where he was most recently publisher of Money magazine. He held various other positions, including associate publisher and advertising director for TIME, advertising director for Sports Illustrated, and advertising manager for Southern Living magazine. He started his career as regional marketing manager for Southern Living in 1987.
“Brett’s leadership skills and proven experience in both the newspaper and magazine industries make him uniquely qualified to assume the responsibilities of publisher of PARADE,” says Haire. “We believe he will help grow our business across key categories, in print and digitally. He is a really great person, and we are delighted to have him on our team.” Wilson will report to PARADE President Randy Siegel.
Brett and his wife, Patricia, live in Connecticut with their two children, Taylor, 16, and Sara, 14. Please join us in welcoming him to PARADE.