E-News: June 13, 2012
Top Media Moves
Crain’s Chicago Business announced it will launch a metered model for its ChicagoBusiness.com site on Thursday, June 14. Users will be able to view up to 12 stories for free before a $59 annual subscription fee kicks in. Combined print and digital subscriptions cost $99 per year.
Bobit Business Media and 1105 Media have teamed up to relaunch the law enforcement show TREXPO, which was last held in 2011. The next TREXPO will be held May 13 to 15, 2013, in Washington, D.C. alongside 1105’s GovSec Government Security Conference & Expo and the Contingency Planning & Management Conference & Expo.
McGraw-Hill named Lloyd G. Waterhouse as president and CEO of McGraw-Hill Education, starting June 14. Waterhouse, who most recently served as CEO of Harcourt Education, replaces Robert Bahash, who retired in May. Last year, McGraw-Hill announced it would split into two companies consisting of McGraw-Hill Financial and McGraw-Hill Education.
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Media orgs see leadership changes
Top execs are in motion at the MPA and the CCC. Nina Link will end her 13-year run as president and CEO of MPA, the magazine trade group, when her contract runs out at the end of the year. Over her tenure, she guided the organization through a name change and mission realignment that matched the evolution of the magazine business away from a print-exclusive focus. At the Custom Content Council, an advocate for custom media pros, Dow Jones Content Lab President Andrew Seibert has been elected as the new chair of the organization.