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Time Inc. Announces 2015 Luce Awards

Screen Shot 2015-03-27 at 4.01.19 PMTime Inc. Announces 2015 Luce Awards
New York, NY – March 27, 2015 – Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) Executive Vice President and Chief Content Officer Norman Pearlstine announced today the winners of the 17th annual Henry R. Luce Awards, honoring editorial excellence in print, digital and multimedia categories across all of Time Inc.’s US brands.

Time Inc.’s Southern Living (Southern Living.com <http://www.southernliving.com/> ) is being recognized as “Magazine of the Year” and Landon Jones, former editor of People and Money, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award when the Luce Award winners will be celebrated with a dinner at Oceana in New York on April 15.

Awards were given out in 19 categories, including Magazine of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award, Most Valuable Player, News Photography, Best Cover and Best Multimedia Story. Former Time Inc. editorial directors Jim Kelly and Isolde Motley joined Pearlstine in judging the entries.

“The Henry R. Luce Awards are Time Inc.’s own prestigious awards that honor the important legacy of our founding father by celebrating the highest journalistic standards, innovation and design within our portfolio of brands. We are very proud of the exceptional work being done across the company,” said Pearlstine.

Pia de Jong Warms Up a Cold March Monday with Observations on Dutch and American Life

Pia de Jong Warms Up a Cold March Monday with Observations on Dutch and American Life
by Linda Arntzenius
Princeton Town Topics
March 4, 2015
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NOTES IN A BOTTLE: Relative newcomer to Princeton Pia de Jong shared her observations on life in the United States with longtime resident Landon “Lanny” Jones in front of an audience at the Princeton Public Library Monday, March 2. The Dutch novelist and columnist read from her popular weekly column for the Amsterdam daily NRC Handelsblad. Mr. Jones, former People Magazine editor, moderated the event which was part of the Library’s “Conversations that Matter” series, currently focused on immigration. For more on the writer, visit: www.piadejong.com. For more on the moderator, visit: www.lannyjones.com.

Talk: Author Pia de Jong at Princeton Library

Talk: Author Pia de Jong
Princeton Public Library
Monday, March 2, 7 pm
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The Dutch novelist and newspaper columnist, who moved from Amsterdam to the United States in 2012, discusses her adjustment to writing in English and what it has taught her about the immigrant experience. The program will be moderated by Landon Jones, former editor of People and author of “Great Expectations: America and the Baby Boom Generation.”

The Best Designed Magazine I Ever Saw

The best one I ever saw was Quality, published in 1987. The Editor was Landon Jones; the Assistant Managing Editor and Art Director of Magazine Development was Mary K. Baumann; Nora Sheehan was the Art Director, and Michele McNally (now photography director at the New York Times) was the Picture Editor. The full contents are here.

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by Robin Benson
Oct. 17, 2014
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