Thursday, April 7, 2011

April 7, 2011 News

Glad to hear this news from Saul Levine's Mt. Wilson FM Broadcasters, quoting the press release:

Beginning Monday, April 4th, Southern California's longtime leading classical radio station, "K-MOZART," returns by popular demand. Broadcast in "Triple-Play," K-MOZART programming will be available at KMZT-AM 1260, KKGO-FM 105.1 HD2 in full digital FM stereo, and, making it the only commercial all-classical radio station in the Southland. Smartphone streaming apps will follow shortly. The new lineup will include K-MOZART veterans Gary Hollis, John Santana, Nick Tyler and P.J. Ochlan - all joined by musical celebrity David Benoit, making his radio hosting debut. A five-time Grammy nominee and world-renowned pianist and composer, Benoit also currently serves as conductor of the Asia America Symphony Orchestra. Along with free live streaming, the all-new will feature daily arts news, calendar listings and multimedia content. The site will also provide dedicated San Francisco information and content for recently disenfranchised Bay Area classical listeners.

From Cision:

Kathryn Romeyn is now deputy editor at Los Angeles Confidential, moving from Riviera Orange County, where she had been an associate editor since 2007.

From Media Bistro:

Time magazine's managing editor Rick Stengel announced… that Jessica Winter has been hired as Time's new arts editor, both for the pages in the magazine's Culture section as well as for arts coverage on

Thanks to Flo Selfman for passing along these items from the LBN Insider:

Page Six editor Emily Smith has tapped a deputy, Ian Mohr, to join the gossip desk at the New York Post as her number two. Mohr has close ties to the film world as a former box office reporter for Variety and New York bureau chief for the Hollywood Reporter.

Style editor Laurie Pike and Los Angeles magazine have parted ways. She's headed to Paris to tend to her creation, The Paris Blog, and pursue other projects.