Former publisher of "High Society" magazine
4 Magazine Cover Photos
Gail Leonard | Gayle Leonard | Aria Ola
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on her 14-year stint as publisher of 'High Society" magazine] "I started supervising layouts, shoots, writing a lion's share of the copy, including cover lines. I went out on the road and visited many of our wholesalers. There were 400-500. They in turn distributed to the retail level. I met with everyone from the truck drivers to the company principals...
'High Society' magazine owner Carl Ruderman hired Leonard to be the publisher of the men's magazine to give it the unique twist of having a woman as the head of its editorial operation. As the publisher of 'High Society' from 1977-1991, Leonard pioneered the (un)coverage of celebrities (in its Celebrity Skin features and stand-alone magazines) and phone telephone sex.