ID just hired Jenn Plante from PMK/HBH where she’d been flacking for 10 years. She’ll be bringing clients Laura Linney, Forest Whitaker, Jane Fonda and others to ID where she’ll be based in the NY office. Also hired is servicing publicist Erica Tarin who started as an ID receptionist and then moved 3 years ago to BNC before returning now to ID. Both will be senior execs.

And BNC just hired Beth Andrews as a director in its media relations area. Andrews, who for 3 years was the deputy director of publicity for GQ magazine and before that Glamour, will oversee accounts in the lifestyle and luxury areas. She’ll report to EVP Lewis Kay. Prior to Conde Nast, Andrews worked in Rogers & Cowan NY’s lifestyle division.