Bob Miodonski, former editorial director ofSupply House Timesunder a previous owner, and most recently publisher and editorial director ofContractormagazine, has joined BNP Media as publisher ofPM Engineer, associate publisher ofPlumbing & MechanicalandSupply House Timesmagazines, and special projects director for the company’s plumbing division.
He joined BNP Media on August 1 and works out of the company’s Bensenville, IL, offices.
Miodonski had been both publisher and editorial director ofContractormagazine for the past five years and has served asContractor’s chief editor since 1994.
“I’ve known Bob for 17 years,” said George Zebrowski, publisher ofPlumbing & Mechanicaland group publisher ofPM EngineerandSupply House Times. “He is well known and highly regarded in the plumbing trade magazine industry and I’m glad to once again have him as a colleague.”
Miodonski and Zebrowski had worked together, along with Jim Olsztynski, who holds editorial titles on the three magazines, and Scott Franz, publisher ofSupply House Times, at the former Horton Publishing Co.
At points in his journalistic career, Miodonski served asSupply House Times’ managing editor and then editorial director.
A graduate of Vanderbilt University, Miodonski also holds a master’s degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where he served on the graduate school faculty as a part-time instructor.
“I’m thrilled to get the chance to work again with George, Scott and Jim,” Miodonski said. “As a competitor, I have respected the job they’ve done withPM Engineer,Supply House TimesandPM. I look forward to working alongside them once more.”