Wednesday, November 7, 2007

November 8, 2007 News


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Anne Midgette, free-lance classical music critic, feature writer and reporter for The New York Times, is to step in for Tim Page as chief classical music critic at The Washington Post, starting in January. Page is taking a leave of absence to be a visiting professor at the University of Southern California. The Post has been interviewing potential successors for the last several months.

More here.


Elsa Bertet has left and according to the news desk, they're no longer doing "Get A Life" calendar listings.

Also, for your mailing lists, V Page and Stylephile Editor Mia McNiece is one and the same as Mia Sulpor (following her marriage).


Katie McCarthy is now Where Magazine's Editorial Assistant, replacing Christina Xenos who now runs the web site as web manager. Put Christina on your shorter-lead lists for the site's "Weekly Hot Tips" section.

According to, the Copley News Service bureau in Los Angeles closes at the end of the year.

New calendar editor (and assistant editor) at Life After 50 is Claire Yezbak Fadden ( Carl Kozlowski, who had been handling the Life After 50 calendar chores, is no longer doing so, but he's still staff reporter at Pasadena Weekly.

Now that the Westside Chronicle is defunct, society writer Marci Weiner has a new gig as society editor with Celeb Staff, an, um, shall we say unusual magazine with offices here and in New York. Check out her "Celebs For a Cause" column here. She's also executive editor for its online offshoot, Celeb Life (not sure of its URL, though).