Magazine Pubs of America pro goes to Discovery.com

NEW YORK: Just weeks after restructuring the group’s PR operations, the Magazine Publishers of America’s chief marketing officer has flown the coop.

NEW YORK: Just weeks after restructuring the group’s PR operations, the Magazine Publishers of America’s chief marketing officer has flown the coop.

NEW YORK: Just weeks after restructuring the group’s PR

operations, the Magazine Publishers of America’s chief marketing

officer has flown the coop.



Christine Miller announced last week that she will be departing to join

Discovery.com early next month as EVP and chief marketing officer. In

her new job, she will oversee two in-house staffers as well as

coordinate work with the site’s PR agency, Alexander Ogilvy.



However, before Miller makes the move to Discovery.com’s Bethesda, MD

headquarters, she will help recruit the MPA’s new PR director. During

the PR reconfiguration, Miller and MPA president Nina Link did away

with the VP of communications post (formerly held by Mary McGeachy, who

departed in May of this year) and replaced it with the PR director job.

It is unclear whether the PR director will report to Miller’s

replacement or Link.



Link, who conceded that Miller’s plans to depart took her by surprise,

is hoping the PR director will be hired before Miller formally

exits.



Prior to arriving at the MPA, Miller’s career included a stint as EVP

of marketing at Bloomingdale’s.



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