Michael McCarthy "New" Editor at Washington Flyer Media

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The Magazine Group (themagazinegroup.com) announced today that Michael McCarthy has been named editor in chief of Washington Flyer magazine and its associated media.

This is a great time to return to this position, since new media has become an essential way to reach travelers in D.C., especially those who are flying here frequently

The Magazine Group (themagazinegroup.com) announced today that Michael McCarthy has been named editor in chief of Washington Flyer magazine and its associated media.

McCarthy, who was in the same post from 1999 to 2004, recently was an editorial director at Active Interest Media based in Los Angeles. He managed the special-interest publisher's shelter magazines, web sites and special media projects. McCarthy's insights on architecture were published in the Los Angeles Times, Denver Post and Washington Post, among other national media outlets, and he appeared on CNN.

"As a native Washingtonian and avid traveler, Michael completely understands--and loves--this marketplace," said TMG president Jane Ottenberg. "He also brings an awareness of what travelers to Washington desire, whether it's dining at the hottest new restaurants in town, enjoying one-of-kind entertainment and galleries, or indulging in a wonderful hotel."

"This is a great time to return to this position, since new media has become an essential way to reach travelers in D.C., especially those who are flying here frequently," McCarthy said. "In the next several months, we'll unveil a new web site, revamped e-newsletters targeted at thousands of readers each week and even a mobile application for the iPhone."

About Washington Flyer Media

For nearly 20 years, the Flyer has been the source for traveler information, with celebrity profiles, restaurant and shopping guides, and airport information. With a circulation of more than 600,000, the magazine is complemented by the CNN Airport Network, which airs on 172 departure-gate TV screens at Washington Dulles and Reagan National airports; Arrivals TV, a series of screens at baggage-claim areas showcasing the best of Washington's many attractions; and Interactive Kiosks, which provide passengers quick information about available hotels and other essential travel services.

About The Magazine Group

The Magazine Group is the quality leader in custom media and provides services to more than 50 corporations, associations and nonprofits. Its clients include corporations such as WebMD, Hilton and CDW; associations such as Consumer Electronics Association and National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts; health organizations such as American Diabetes Association and Lupus Foundation of America; educational organizations such as National Association of Independent Schools and EDUCAUSE; and scholarly institutions such as the Brookings Institution and Aspen Institute. TMG Online Video, a turnkey video content service, currently works with ASAE and the Consumer Electronics Association. TMG Online Video offers turnkey customized video production and distribution services. The firm has won nearly 600 awards for its work.

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