Jann Wenner

Facetime: Holiday Cheer Spreads Through the Media

Holiday parties, magazine fetes and the wind-down of Art Basel brought together luminaries from all corners of the media landscape: artists, editors, business execs and A-list celebrities.

Longtime Wenner Media Execs Quit

On the eve of the Fourth of July holiday weekend, longtime Wenner Media executive John Gruber has resigned, according to sources familiar with the situation. Gruber over the years served in several key roles, including controller and chief financial officer. In 2005, he was named COO, replacing Kent Brownridge, Wenner Media founder Jann Wenner's consigliere.

Wenner Media Names Rolling Stone Publisher

Jann Wenner didn't look far in picking a new publisher for his baby, Rolling Stone. Chris McLoughlin today was named publisher of the culture and entertainment magazine, from publisher of Wenner Media sibling Men's Journal, a position he's held since February 2012.

Rolling Stone Publisher Fired

Jann Wenner has dismissed the publisher of his flagship Rolling Stone, Matt Mastrangelo. Mastrangelo had been in the position for three years (12 years in all at Wenner Media), and first-quarter ad pages were up 17 percent year over year to 190.

Jann Wenner Discusses Putting His Son in Charge

Jann Wenner has picked his son, Gus, 22, to head up Rollingstone.com, overseeing its editorial and business operations.

Jann Wenner Pulls Out of Authorized Bio

Plans for writer Rich Cohen’s authorized biography of legendary Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner have come to a halt after Wenner mysteriously withdrew his support for the project, the New York Post’s Keith Kelly reports.