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September 1-15, 2005 Edition PEOPLE Louis Cona Named VP, Publisher of The New Yorker

NEW YORK, NY/8/25/05—Louis Cona has been named Vice President and Publisher of The New Yorker, it was announced August 25 by Charles H. Townsend, President and C.E.O. of Conde Nast Publications, Inc. His appointment is effective in September.

Mr. Cona has been Vice President and Publisher of Vanity Fair magazine since March, 2001. In the past five years, Vanity Fair was named to the AdWeek Hot List in 2001, 2002, 2004, and 2005. Prior to joining Vanity Fair Mr. Cona was publisher of In Style magazine since 1996. Cona joined Time Inc. in 1989 and spent four years at People, first as a sales representative and then as advertising division manager. Before joining Time Inc., Cona held several positions in advertising sales at USA Today and Scholastic, Inc.

Mr. Cona graduated from New York University and lives in Long Island with his wife and their three children.

Conde Nast Publications, Inc. currently publishes eighteen magazines. It is a unit of the Advance Magazine Group, which includes Conde Nast Publications, Fairchild Publications, Parade Publications, Golf Digest Companies, and CondeNet.