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Joe Bargmann and Tamara Glenny Named Executive Editors of Life & Style.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. -- Life & Style's editor-in-chief Sheryl Berk today announced two senior level editorial appointments. Joe Bargmann and Tamara Glenny have been named executive editors and will both report to Life & Style editor Samantha Meiler.

"Today's announcement demonstrates our commitment to building upon Life & Style's early success in the marketplace," said Mark Pasetsky, vice president, Bauer Publishing, and general manager, Life & Style. Life & Style average issue sales total more than 460,000 during the first half of 2005. In addition, Bauer Publishing will be expanding Life & Style's distribution by 50,000 racks bringing the total racks to more than 160,000 nationwide.

"Joe and Tamara are seasoned editorial executives who will play a major role in all areas of Life & Style," said Sheryl Berk, editor-in-chief, Life & Style. "Joe brings to Life & Style an excellent combination of investigative reporting, coupled with a strong women's service background. Tamara's impressive experience spans all areas of lifestyle that are crucial to Life & Style's success."

Bargmann will be focused on leading Life & Style's news operation on the East and West coast, and Glenny will be supervising the magazine's fashion, beauty and lifestyle sections.

Prior to joining Life & Style, Bargmann was an editor-at-large for Budget Living and wrote for the New York Times and Esquire among others. Throughout his career, Bargmann has held numerous senior-level positions for a variety of women's service magazines, including executive editor for Golf for Women, deputy editor for Glamour, executive editor for Cosmopolitan and senior editor for Seventeen. Earlier in his career, Bargmann wrote feature stories and investigative pieces for St Louis magazine, The Boston Phoenix and Columbia Daily Tribune. Bargmann graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia Journalism School.

Glenny most recently served as a full-time freelance editor for Us Weekly. Prior to Us, Glenny held various senior-level positions including executive editor for YM, deputy editor for Seventeen, senior editor at InStyle, and managing editor for Martha Stewart Living. Glenny earned an M.A. from Harvard University and a B.A. from Sussex University.

About Life & Style:

Life & Style Weekly is breaking new ground as the first weekly celebrity lifestyle magazine and was named 2004 Launch of the Year by Samir Husni's Guide to New Magazines, 2005. Life & Style features the biggest celebrity news stories and photos coupled with an unparalleled expertise in Hollywood fashion, beauty, diet/fitness and lifestyle.

About Bauer Publishing:

Bauer Publishing, the number-one seller of magazines on the newsstand, generates an annual $350 million dollars in single-copy revenue. Bauer publishes top women's, teen, and entertainment titles including: In Touch Weekly, Life & Style, Woman's World, First for Women, J-14, TWIST, M, Soaps In Depth, and Life Story.
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