Women’s mag Venus Zine relaunched

The Chicago-based quarterly magazine Venus Zine, that covers women in music, film and fashion, has b

Sara Beardsley, who acquired the publication in February, has hired former Body and Soul's associate editor Jill Russell as the editor-in-chief of the publication.

Russell has been asked to strike a balance in maintaining its original female-oriented mission while adding coverage of creative male professionals.

Beardsley says her focus is to triple the magazine's circulation from the current 90,000 in two years. She is keen to refine the current distribution model and widen the subscription base.