Industry Moves: Kahn Leaves Readers Digest To Be iVillage EVP, Miskin Promoted To GM


imageNBC Universal (NYSE: GE) finally has filled the top post at iVillage … Jodi Kahn has resigned as president of global digital media for Readers Digest Association to join NBCU as EVP of the iVillage Network. She’ll report to Lauren Zalaznick, president, NBC Universal Women and Lifestyle Entertainment Networks, replacing Deborah Fine, moved in August to work for Jeff Gaspin as president of digital strategy for the Universal Television Group. Fine was president of iVillage, a job she took in 2006 after the company was acquired by NBCU and operated as a standalone. Kahn, whose resume includes stints at Time Inc and Sony (NYSE: SNE), will be responsible for strategic business operations, with oversight of ad sales, technology, research and marketing, and “external multi-platform partnerships.”

At the same time, Rebecca Miskin, who joined iVillage in 2007, has been promoted to GM, reporting to Kahn and responsible for “editorial oversight, product development strategy, community, and partnership maximization of the iVillage core sites.” She also has direct responsibility for the daily business operations and growth of iVillage UK and

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