Latest Podcasts

Two new podcasts this week:

Podcast 43/2014: Maude Garrett
The host of the LA-based syndicated weekend radio show The Hot Hits talks to Mediaweek about life covering the entertainment business in Hollywood. Maude Garrett talks about her best and worst movie junket trips and reveals the names of celebrities that play along with her gags and those that don't. She also talks about her dating challenges, her LA colleagues, her time spent in Australia recently on air with Matty Acton and she details her success in building her Geek Bomb online business.

Podcast 44/2014: Clive Mathieson
Mediaweek went inside the editor's office at The Australian on Friday as Clive Mathieson talked about a busy week that included the 50th anniversary of the launch of the newspaper, the abolition on the carbon tax and the shooting down of MH17. There were plenty of other subjects covered too including the paper's politics, how reporters could make a mark and it was the meeting of two newspaper nerds as Brenden Wood talked collecting newspapers with Mathieson.


Listen to the podcasts online here or download on iTunes

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Wednesday
Mar212012

New editor for Weight Watchers magazine

Pacific+, the custom publishing arm of Pacific Magazines, has announced the appointment of Jennifer Connell as Editor, Weight Watchers magazine.
With a media career spanning more than 20 years, Connell joins Weight Watchers magazine from NewsLifeMedia, where she held the role of Manager – Editorial Special Projects, including body + soul one-shot magazines and brand extensions for Inside Out and Country Style magazines.

Connell spent three years at the helm of Country Style magazine, and has also held the editorship of Super Food Ideas. Her background also extends to newspapers and broadcast media, with stints at The Sydney Morning Herald, the Seven Network and ABC TV.
Dani Miller, Publisher, Weight Watchers magazine said: “Jennifer brings a wealth of magazine and broader media experience to Weight Watchers magazine. We’re thrilled to have her on board.”
Connell commented: “Weight Watchers magazine is an impressive title with a dedicated following, and I’m looking forward to bringing readers even more of what they want.
“With inspirational stories and advice, delicious tasty recipes and the latest trends in fashion and beauty, we’ll strive to ensure our readers continue to look and feel their best as they maintain a healthy weight.”
Connell replaces Jacqueline Mooney, who was this week appointed Editor, Prevention.
Connell’s appointment is effective immediately.
Source: Pacific+