Steve Colvin, former CEO of the U.S. arm of Dennis Publishing (overseeing Blender, Maxim, and Stuff), is moving to The Daily Beast to serve as its president.
SAI wonders: “We find the move a little bizarre, since The Daily Beast already has a general manager, Caroline Marks. Who needs a GM and a President?”
Christine Delargy, one half of the team that brings you FishbowlDC every day, is taking a promotion at CBS, her full-time gig. The fishy spot will be filled by Betsy Rothstein. Full deets at FishbowlDC.
Time Inc. EVP John Squires is leaving to launch an “iTunes for magazines” that will sell digital versions of The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Time, People, Sports Illustrated, Esquire and O, The Oprah Magazine, and more. Squires’ gig is reported to be temporary only.
AOL (er, Aol) web designers in Dulles, Va., about 10-12 people, will be moving on (involuntarily) by the end of Q1 2010, as the company prepares itself for transformation into a lean new media business.
Brent Bolthouse and Jenifer Rosero have been named publishers of 944 Magazine Los Angeles.