Out Magazine Names Mark Eckstrom Publisher
Posted on April 16, 1999Henry E. Scott, President and Editorial Director of OUT, has announced the appointment of Mark Eckstrom as Publisher of the magazine and Senior Vice President of Out Publishing, Inc. Eckstrom will direct all advertising sales, and marketing activities of OUT, America's largest gay and lesbian publication, and of HIV Plus, the nation's largest-circulation consumer publication devoted to HIV treatment issues.
"We're delighted to have someone of Mark's caliber join us," Scott said. "He has a wealth of experience with the categories and advertisers who are important to us. And he has the energy and ability to think strategically and keep OUT on a fast track."
Eckstrom started his publishing career in the fashion department of Spin. He became the fashion advertising director of Vibe in 1995 and the group sales director for Vibe/Spin Ventures this year. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska.