Minna Juti has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of Gloria, Finland’s leading fashion and lifestyle magazine. She joins the magazine from Glorian Koti.Minna Juti (51) has a wide-ranging background in the magazine and newspaper world, and has been Editor-in-Chief of Glorian Koti since 2003. She previously served as the magazine’s managing editor and as editorial secretary at Gloria, and earlier in her career was editor-in-chief of Kaksplus and worked as a journalist for titles such as Me Naiset, Metsälehti, and Satakunnan Kansa.“For me Gloria has always been Finland’s number-one women’s magazine,” says Minna Juti. “Its unique character is a combination of high-quality fashion, beauty, culture and personalities. Gloria is a true lifestyle magazine, and it is exciting to have the opportunity to develop it further. A strong sense of social awareness and social responsibility is something that our readers expect from us more and more.”“Minna Juti is an expert not only on international lifestyle and design issues, but also the Finnish way of life,” says Riitta Pollari, Sanoma Magazines’ Publisher, Magazines. “She is a real magazine and journalism professional and has been responsible for the bloom Glorian Koti has experienced. Minna will bring new ideas to Gloria that I am confident will be appreciated by the magazine’s existing readers and attract new readers as well.”Minna Juti will take over as Editor-in-Chief as of 17 November, and the first edition edited by her will appear in January 2012. She will also be Editor-in-Chief of Gloria Design, due to appear in March next year as part of World Design Capital 2012 Helsinki.Gloria’s current Editor-in-Chief, Sami Sykkö, has decided to leave Sanoma Magazines Finland.“Updating a classic is never an easy task. We are thankful to Sami for the ambitious work he has done for the magazine.”, says Riitta Pollari.Kari-Otso Nevaluoma, currently sub editor at Glorian Koti, has been appointed the title’s Acting Editor-in-Chief.Further information:Publisher Riitta Pollari, Magazines, tel. +358 40 725 2463Editor-in-Chief Minna Juti, Gloria, tel. +358 9 120 5287Gloria is Finland’s leading fashion magazine and a premium lifestyle title, featuring the latest in fashion and cosmetics, quality coverage of the arts, in-depth interviews, and a delicious food section. Only the best is good enough in Gloria. The magazine has 278,000 readers (NRS Reader A2010/S2011) and a circulation of 52,367 (FBAC 2010). Gloria is part of the portfolio of Finland’s leading magazine publisher, Sanoma Magazines Finland.
Minna Juti appointed Editor-in-Chief of Gloria
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