From the issue that will appear on newsstands next week, Alfonso Signorini will be the editorial director of Tv Sorrisi e Canzoni, while continuing to maintain his role as the editor of the weekly Chi.
Aldo Vitali, currently the executive co-editor of Tv Sorrisi e Canzoni, will become the new editor of the magazine and Rosanna Mani will remain as the title’s co-editor.
Aldo Vitali, who was born in Milan in 1957, has a degree from the University of Florence. After some initial professional experience, in 1986 he joined the entertainment staff of il Giornale, before moving in 1994 to La Voce and in 1996 to Walt Disney Italia where he was deputy editor of Topolino. In 1999 Vitali was appointed deputy editor of Max and in August 2000 co-editor of GQ Italia.
In 2003 Vitali joined the staff of Tv Sorrisi e Canzoni where he held a series roles of increasing responsibility, becoming executive co-editor in 2008.
First launched in 1952, Tv Sorrisi e Canzoni once again this year confirmed its position as Italy’s most popular weekly with a readership of some 4,398,000, an increase of 3% on the previous official survey (Audipress 2011/III).