The Press: Consummate Professional

When Supersalesmen John Veronis and Nicolas Charney announced plans last month to recast and expand the staid Saturday Review (TIME, Nov. 22), they sought someone to serve as "a strong right arm" to Editor Norman Cousins. After Cousins abruptly resigned in disagreement with the magazine's new owners (TIME. Nov. 29), Charney took the title of editor and stepped up the search for what he called a "consummate professional" to help him revitalize and run the Review. The search ended last week with the selection of TIME Senior Editor Ronald P. Kriss.

Kriss, 37,...

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