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Jon Barrett Named Editor-in-Chief of The Advocate

Jon Barrett, who many of you know as the most recent writer of our TowleTech column, has been named the editor-in-chief of The Advocate and Jon was previously Features Director for O at Home, and worked as the Senior Editor for Cargo, and as a Senior Editor for Real Simple. Barrett was the Advocate’s Senior News Editor from 1997-2003. We wish him the best of luck!

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  1. Woot! Awesome news! Congrats, JB!

    Posted by: jeremy | May 23, 2008 2:00:03 PM

  2. Maybe he can redesign the magazine. I haven't liked it as much since the lateset one was done.

    Posted by: Jeff | May 23, 2008 4:13:11 PM

  3. That's wonderful! Congratulations. :)

    Posted by: Aman Chaudhary | May 23, 2008 4:24:34 PM

  4. John is an amazing writer/editor and someone with fantastic news sense; he's just what The Advocate needs. Congrats, Jon!

    Posted by: Jim | May 23, 2008 8:47:14 PM

  5. Please get rid of the heinous redesign that was initiated recently and hire better writers and publish more substantial stories. The magazine has become almost irrelevant in that past couple of years.

    Posted by: Karl | May 25, 2008 4:27:16 PM

  6. congrats john!!! see you soon

    Posted by: johnny | May 27, 2008 2:43:33 PM

  7. Maybe he can give me some writing assignments.

    Posted by: David Ehrenstein | May 27, 2008 6:56:44 PM

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