Publisher Hires Crane

Steve Crane, former publisher of the Midwest edition of Adweek, has joined James G. Elliott Co.’s Chicago office as its Midwestern manager. He will be responsible for advertising sales efforts for Elliott clients such as ABA Journal, My Business Magazine and The Journal of the American Dietician. He replaces Wayne Gardiner, who retired in December 2003. Crane was previously sales director of central North America for Digital Envoy.