A New editor at E&P p. 11

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By: Editorial Staff Kimberly Erin Scheck, who worked as a production editor at Newsweek magazine and as editor in chief of the New York City daily Open Air, has been named news editor of Editor & Publisher magazine.
At Newsweek, Scheck was a liaison between editors, the copy desk, and the art department for both the overseas and domestic editions. She also oversaw the magazine's eight special issues.
Prior to that, she was with Open Air, a 48-page tabloid that was published by Abe Hirschfeld, the controversial real estate taycoon who also had a brief tenure as publisher of the New York Post.
In her newly created position, Scheck will oversee all copy flow and production aspects of E&P, supervising all news and copy desk functions as well as editorial production and special projects. She reports to Steve Yahn, senior managing editor.
"Kimberly is a terrific addition to our team as we continue to focus on improving the quality of our work and the quality of our presentation,"" says Brian L. Steffens, senior vice president and editor of the Editor & Publisher Co. The Editor & Publisher Co. ""Her experience spirited leadership will strengthen our ability to continually improve our service to our readers.""
Prior to Open Air, Scheck was editor in chief of Real Estate Weekly, a Hagedorn Communications Inc. publication covering the industry throughout the New York City metropolitan area.
Scheck received a bachelor of science degree in journalism from St. John's University, in New York, where she was editor in chief of The Torch, the student newspaper. SHe began her professional journalism career as managing editor of Town & Village, also a Hagedorn publication, which covers Manhattan neighborhoods from the Lower East Side to Kips Bay.
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