By Strupp, Joe
Editor & Publisher
Dennis O'Neill, former vice president of sales and advertising for the Editor & Publisher Co., has been named to the new position of vice president, publisher.
O'Neill's Sept. 20 promotion follows the recent acquisition of the E&P Co. by BPI Communications Inc., which has added E&P to its growing Adweek Magazines group.
In his new post, O'Neill will oversee management of the weekly flagship Editor & Publisher magazine as well as mediainfo.com, a six-times-a- year supplemental magazine covering the online news industry; Free Paper Publisher, a monthly magazine covering the free community newspaper industry; the E&P Interactive Web site; and E&P's directories, conferences, and electronic publishing businesses.
"He has an excellent grasp of the business and considerable leadership abilities," said Mark Dacey, Adweek Magazines president.
O'Neill believes that BPI's vast resources can help E&P expand its services in several ways. "I'm very excited about this new position," O'Neill said. "There will be all kinds of new opportunities for advertisers to buy in the Adweek division. …