WENNER HEADING FOR 3 FOR 3?: The Wenner Media makeover continues. Just months after bringing in Bonnie Fuller at US Weekly and Ed Needham at Rolling Stone, sources close to the company have confirmed that Jann Wenner is in the preliminary stages of a search to replace Men’s Journal editor in chief Sid Evans. Still, little is expected to happen in the next couple of weeks as Wenner is currently on vacation.

The news comes at a time when the magazine is experiencing something of an exodus. Early this month, Men’s Journal executive editor Jack Wright, senior editor Alex Bhattacharji and assistant art director Thomas Alberty quit. Now the magazine has also lost its senior writer, Devin Friedman who is returning to GQ as a senior writer. While the defections would not be such a big deal at a larger magazine, Men’s Journal has a small staff with just 11 editorial people. A Wenner Media spokesman said, "We’re just focused on the magazine’s 10th anniversary issue right now." The issue comes out in November.

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