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DiMassimo Goldstein Shakes Up Leadership Structure Adds new chief creative officer, chief strategy officer

New York-based DiMassimo Goldstein made changes to its leadership team, naming Tom Christmann its new chief creative officer. He took the reigns from Mark DiMassimo, who served as the agency’s…

March 19, 2014, 10:10 AM EDT

Media Industry Rallies to Help Magazine Designer Bob Newman Friends turn to crowdfunding as Newman recovers from injury

Charitable crowdfunding gets plenty of attention whenever there’s a newsworthy disaster (take the recent Boston Marathon bombings, for instance), but plenty of homegrown efforts are constantly providing help to individuals…

May 8, 2013, 1:42 PM EDT

MPA Names Mary Berner President and CEO Former RDA chief will take over in September

MPA, the Association of Magazine Media, has announced that former Reader’s Digest Association CEO Mary Berner will become its new president and CEO, just in time for the leading magazine…

August 20, 2012, 11:49 AM EDT

Reader's Digest Association Hits Brakes, Again Poor results lead to more layoffs, international scale-back

More cost-saving moves are afoot at Reader’s Digest Association after what CEO Robert Guth called “disappointing” results in the second quarter of 2012. The global publisher and direct marketer has been…

August 8, 2012, 4:17 PM EDT

Publishers' Online Headache With tablets come opportunity, but also online piracy

With mobile devices, magazines have more ways than ever to distribute their content—and more ways of getting ripped off. Like the music and movie businesses before them, magazines are getting their…

July 10, 2012, 12:01 AM EDT

Roth Partners Expands Its Ranks Renner to manage accounts, pitch business

A growth spurt has prompted Roth Partners—a brand consultancy that pulls together outside talent to tackle marketing briefs—to add a managing partner. Filling the role is Jon Renner, a former managing…

March 13, 2012, 5:25 PM EDT

RDA Blames Third-Quarter Loss on Rachael Ray Magazine Revenue declined 4.7 percent

In an earnings call yesterday, Reader’s Digest Association blamed its quarterly loss on Rachael Ray—specifically, her magazine Every Day With Rachael Ray. The company said that it lost $16.6 million in…

November 11, 2011, 3:03 PM EST

Meredith to Buy RDA's 'Rachael Ray' Mag Liz Vaccariello replaces Peggy Northrop at 'Reader's Digest'

Meredith Corp. reached an agreement in principle to buy Every Day With Rachael Ray from Reader’s Digest Association.  Meredith adds Rachael Ray to a group of food-focused media properties, which it's been…

October 12, 2011, 11:02 AM EDT

Reader's Digest Association Ousts CEO Tom Williams New chief hints at sell-off

Reader’s Digest Association, publisher of the pocket-sized Reader’s Digest, ousted president and CEO Tom Williams and replaced him with board member Robert Guth, who acknowledged reports that RDA might sell…

September 13, 2011, 8:08 AM EDT

'Reader's Digest' Wants Your Life Story in 150 Words or Less Jane Lynch gets things rolling

Oh boy, do I have a contest for you long-winded Facebookers and personal bloggers. It's called, "Your Life: The Reader's Digest Version." The venerable magazine is willing to shell out…

August 17, 2011, 1:37 PM EDT