Former Teen publisher Ellen Abramowitz is taking over as publisher of Prime Media’s Seventeen.
Abramowitz takes over a magazine that last year shrank in ad pages and ad revenue by 12% and 10%, respectively — numbers that are considerably higher than the industry norm over the past year.
The is the second stint for Abramowitz, 43, at Seventeen. She was previously associate publisher and advertising director. This time she reports to Linda Platzner, president and group publisher of the Primedia Magazines Teen Sales and Marketing Unit.