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Podcast 21/2014: Marcia Hines
With the new album "Amazing" to be released this week. Marcia Hines sits down with Mediaweek to talk about the new collection of songs that sees her writing an album of her own material. Marcia tells the story of how she managed to get Russell Crowe to feature on one of the tracks. Marcia also talks about her time as a judge on Australian Idol, and looks back at her three years as a TV Week Queen of Pop, her relationship with manager Peter Rix (and she reveals the surprising contract she has with him) and talks about some of the great musicians she has worked alongside over the years.

Podcast 22/2014: Michael Idato
On Friday night in the US, Fairfax Media's Michael Idato was reporting on an earthquake shaking parts of the greater LA region. The day before though he was talking with Mediaweek's James Manning and Brenden Wood about being based out of Hollywood for Fairfax Media. We farewelled Idato when he left Sydney for California last year, and this is our first catch-up since he arrived. We cover the US television scene, Aussie actors in Hollywood, TV critics in the US, the late night TV scene and who Michael prefers and we even cover a few local TV subjects too including Lachlan Murdoch's years at Ten.

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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+