Reader’s Digest Dismisses Publisher

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rdcover.jpgminOnline is reporting that Reader’s Digest publisher Tracey Altman has been let go, as the magazine’s publisher, Reader’s Digest Association, struggles to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, where its been since August.

“I was laid off,” Altman told min, which added that she has “retained a lawyer to deal with severance and other legal matters.”

A Reader’s Digest spokesperson confirmed that Altman had left the company and said Eva Dillon, president of Reader’s Digest Community, will be assuming her responsibilities. Altman had been named vice president and publisher of the magazine in September 2008.

Since entering Chapter 11, RDA has reshuffled execs, and has made plans to move its offices to New York City.

Tracey Altman Out as Reader’s Digest Publisher –minOnline

Previously: Reader’s Digest Moves To NYC As Part of Restructuring Plan