Bullard joined the magazine in 1985 as managing editor, and served as its editor from 1989 to 1996. Since then, she has been responsible for the magazine's business.
USA Weekend publisher Charles Gabrielson will take over as the president and publisher of the magazine. Gabrielson joined the USA Weekend in 1989 as executive vice-president, and was named publisher in 1996.
The USA Weekend is part of more than 700 papers, and is circulated to nearly 44 million people every weekend.