Wedding fever hits AIM
AIM Publications is launching Bride and Groom as a sister title to You
and Your Wedding magazine. The summer issue goes on sale this week with
a cover price of pounds 2.50.
New roles for Gregson
Following its merger with United News & Media, MAI deputy chief
executive Charles Gregson becomes executive director - financial
services and information with responsibility for OIT, PR Newswire and
Visual Communications Group as well as overall responsibility for all
the former MAI broking and information companies.
IPC advertorial staff change
Charley Fairall, advertorials manager on IPC’s Options and Woman’s
Journal, is taking up the same role on Marie Claire and Marie Claire
Health and Beauty. Claudette Laws takes over his former magazines.
Channel 5 news is a Shaw thing
Chris Shaw has been appointed editor of the Channel 5 news service to be
provided by ITN when the channel goes on air in 1997. Shaw is currently
a News at Ten programme editor and executive producer of ITN’s special
Healthy figures for Cosmo Show
National Magazine Company’s first Cosmopolitan Show attracted 31,250
visitors over the four day exhibition at Earls Court in London.
Business mags are best
New research by the Periodical Publishers Association shows that 79 per
cent of the 1,000 decision makers surveyed across 20 business sectors
rate business magazines as the most important source for staying in
touch with what is happening in their sector. The next most used source
is national newspapers.
TPD gets In Front with Toyota
Contract publisher TPD has picked up the contract to publish Toyota GB’s
customer loyalty magazine In Front which will be mailed to 100,000
Country 1035 AM is city bound
Country 1035 AM is moving its programming operations from Fulham into
the same central London building as its sister station Talk Radio.