LINCOLNSHIRE, IL – Helen Kuhl has been promoted to editorial director of the Interiors Media Network, a division of Vance Publishing Corp.

In her new role, Kuhl will be responsible for planning the future direction of Wood & Wood Products, Custom Woodworking Business and CLOSETS magazines. She will also take a more active role in helping initiate new editorial features and projects on and

A 20-year veteran of Vance Publishing, Kuhl will continue to serve as editor-in-chief of CWB and CLOSETS. She has been instrumental in the successes of both publications since their respective launches in 1991 and 2003.

Kuhl succeeds Rich Christianson, associate publisher, who will devote more time to helping direct trade shows and conferences, including the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo in Toronto, the CLOSETS & HOME ORGANIZATION CONFERENCE & EXPO™ and the National Cabinet Conference & Woodworking Expo.

"Helen is the consummate professional and will do a great job of keeping all three publications on top of their game," Christianson said. "Expect nothing but the best with her in charge."

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