Executive editor named at Baltimore magazine

June 12, 1992

The former managing editor of Mid-Atlantic Country magazine has been named executive editor of Baltimore magazine in one of a number of hirings announced yesterday by Jonathan Witty, the magazine's editor and associate publisher.

Ramsey Flynn, a former senior writer for Baltimore magazine and a former writer at Washingtonian magazine, is expected to assume his new position next week, Mr. Witty said.

L In other staff announcements made by the magazine yesterday:

* Lois W. Perschetz, a former senior editor at Women's Wear Daily and W in New York, was appointed style editor.

* Craig Stoltz, former editor of Washington Dossier and most recently a free-lance writer, was named managing editor.

* Merrill Witty, Mr. Witty's wife and antiques columnist at Mid-Atlantic Country, was named arts editor.

All of the new appointees will begin work next week on producing a redesigned magazine, which will begin appearing in September, Mr. Witty said.

"Over the next several months, we will add a broad range of new features that will capture the diversity and dynamism of our city," Mr. Witty said in a statement.

A group led by Susan Souders Obrecht, the publisher of Mid-Atlantic Country, bought the 50,000-circulation Baltimore magazine last month from Capital-Gazette Communications Inc. of Annapolis.

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