Leading Telecom Journalist Joan Engebretson Joins America's Network

Posted on December 10, 1999

Joan Engebretson, former editor-in-chief at Telephony magazine, has joined America's Network, a telecommunications publication. Contributing editors joining Engebretson include: Alan Pearce -- former White House and FCC senior advisor, David Isenberg -- former member of technical staff at AT&T and Susan Bahr -- telecommunications attorney in Washington, D.C.

"Our leadership in providing the highest quality editorial in the industry is bolstered once again by our continued investment in building an editorial team unmatched by the industry," reports Paul Semple, publisher of America's Network.

America's Network is a telecommunications business magazine written for corporate, engineering and marketing professionals at new and incumbent carriers. America's Network is part of the Advanstar Communications global portfolio of telecom publications and trade shows in North America, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

Simon & Schuster Chief Executive Jonathan Newcomb Joins netLibrary Board of Directors

netLibrary, a provider of eBooks and information, has announced the appointment of Simon & Schuster Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Newcomb to the netLibrary Board of Directors.

"Jon Newcomb brings a wealth of publishing industry experience to netLibrary," said Timothy R. Schiewe, netLibrary president and chief executive officer. "With Jon's help, we will continue our efforts to bring eBooks to libraries and consumers and provide the best eBook solution to publishers."

Newcomb, 52, has served as CEO of Simon & Schuster since June 1994. Prior to his appointment as chief executive, Newcomb served as Simon & Schuster's president and chief operating officer, and executive vice president of operations, a role he assumed in 1988.