NEW YORK: PRWeek has appointed a new editor-in-chief as Adam
Leyland announced plans to return to the UK in the fall.
Jonah Bloom, who was deputy editor of PRWeek from 1998 to 1999 before
returning to the UK to launch Media Business, will return to the US to
lead PRWeek in early September.
Leyland launched PRWeek to critical acclaim in November 1998. The
magazine was a Gold Medal Winner at the Folio Editorial Excellence
"Adam has done an amazing job setting up PRWeek," said William Pecover,
Haymarket Media CEO. "With the brand firmly established in the hearts
and minds of a loyal and growing readership, he's decided that it's time
to move on. We will be sad to lose someone of his ability and passion,
but in Jonah, we have secured an editor who returns to the US with the
experience necessary to edit one of our most important magazines."
Julie Moore, PRWeek's publishing director, is also returning to the
She will join the main board of Haymarket Business Publishing, with
responsibility for Marketing and PrintWeek.
Lisa Kirk will succeed Moore.