Did you hear?... Backpacker magazine has a new publisher

Backpacker magazine has a new publisher.

Backpacker magazine has a new publisher. Rodale Inc.'s senior vice president of the company's newly formed Men's Health and Sports Group, Tom Beusse, told SNEWS® that John Boland will be replacing John Viehman as publisher of Backpacker, effective immediately. Viehman will assume a new role as editorial director of the magazine. Prior to his new appointment, Boland spent time at Ziff Davis Media as publisher for Expedia Travels Magazine. Boland has also worked for Men's Journal as an associate publisher and Women's Sports and Fitness as the advertising manager.


Backpacker magazine names new publisher

Backpacker magazine has named a new publisher to direct the publication's growth efforts, Eric Zinczenko (35). John Boland, former publisher of Backpacker magazine and in that position since January 2002, resigned to "pursue other opportunities." Zinczenko, who assumes the title ...read more

Viehman named publisher of Climbing magazine

Friday afternoon, May 23, John Viehman, former publisher of Backpacker magazine, was introduced to the Climbing magazine staff as the new publisher. Viehman will be moving to Carbondale, Colo., and will begin his new position on June 9. Climbing has been operating for the last ...read more