Golf World goes digital-only

Condé Nast’s Golf World magazine will go online-only by next week, and its news division will be merged with sister publication Golf Digest. The move will turn Golf World into a weekly emailed newsletter and will send its current subscribers (all 213,000 of them) to the monthly Digest. Ten employees were let go as a [...]

Variety launches new vertical section

Artisans is Variety’s new “below-the-line” television and film industry vertical. Launching with its July 29 issue, the weekly column will target the industry’s behind-the-scenes professionals, including agents and production experts. Managing editor Peter Caranicas will serve as the primary contact for the initiative. Peter Caranicas Variety (323) 617-9100 peter.caranicas(at)

Brides adds beauty director

Alyssa Hertzig has been named beauty director at Brides magazine. Hertzig arrives from Allure, where she had been special projects editor. She previously served as contributing executive beauty editor at Allure from 2008 to 2011, and she has also worked as beauty director at Shape, beauty editor at Good Housekeeping, and associate beauty editor at [...]

Comstock’s names editor

Comstock’s has named Christine Calvin as its new editor. She replaces Doug Curley, who had led the publication for 10 years before resigning earlier this month. Calvin has worked for Comstock’s for six years and was most recently the publication’s managing editor. Comstock’s is published monthly by Comstock Publishing. Christine Calvin Comstock’s ccalvin(at) (916) 364-1000 [...]

Spafax launches new magazine

Spafax has launched APEX Experience, a magazine for information on passenger experiences. The publication is to be published for the Airline Passenger Experience Association and its members. Terri Potratz will lead the publication as editor. APEX Experience will be published six times a year. Terri Potratz APEX Experience (714) 363-4900 tpotratz(at)