Friday, June 27, 2014

TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES

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DIANE ANDERSON-MINSHALL, Editor at Large for THE ADVOCATE and ADVOCATE.COM, is a finalist in the 56th California Journalism Awards, which honor the best in broadcast, print and online media. She is competing in the Online Feature Writing category for her article, “Remembering the Worst Mass Killing of LGBT People in U.S. History” (http://www.advocate.com/crime/2013/11/15/remembering-worst-mass-killing-lgbt-people-us-history).

#BOOM MAGAZINE, based in St. Louis, debuted online at BOOMMAGSTL.COM on June 17, 2014.

GoPride Corp. President
R. Matthew Inawat
CHICAGOPRIDE.COM, part of the GO PRIDE NETWORK, celebrated its 12th anniversary on June 19, 2014.

DESERT OUTLOOK, based in Palm Springs, Calif., celebrated its second anniversary with its April 2014 issue.

FRONTIERS MEDIA, based in Los Angeles, and West Hollywood Mayor JOHN D’AMICO presented a roundtable of LGBT mayors from across the United States on June 6, 2014. Frontiers News Editor KAREN OCAMB moderated the gathering of openly gay municipal leaders at the West Hollywood City Council Chambers. Confirmed guests included Mayor JERRY PIERCE of Valley Mills, Texas; Mayor RON STROUSE of Doylestown, Penn.; and Mayor RICH WATERMAN of Campbell, Calif.

GLENN GULLICKSON, managing editor of Phoenix-based ECHO MAGAZINE, won the Community Journalist of the Year Award presented by the Arizona Press Club at a ceremony on May 31.

James A. Grady
THE MONTROSE STAR, based in Houston, Texas, entered its fifth year of publication with its April 9, 2014, issue.

OUT & ABOUT NASHVILLE has named two top journalists to lead the publication as it begins its 12thyear in publication. On June 1, 2014, JAMES A. GRADY took over as Managing Print Editor and JOSEPH BRANT will head all digital efforts as Managing Digital Editor. Grady has been a volunteer writer with the newspaper for the past year and will oversee the print publication, including setting the creative and editorial direction. Brant worked with the newspaper from 2003 to 2008 as a senior writer, reporter and columnist. He will oversee all digital properties including the website, Facebook page (now close to 7,000 followers), Twitter (2,313 followers) and its weekly email newsletter.OUTSMART MAGAZINE, based in Houston, Texas, celebrated its 20th anniversary with its April 2014 issue.
MATTHEW PIZZUTI has stepped down as editor of Denver-based OUTFRONT COLORADO after three years at the helm.

QUORUM COLUMBUS, based in Ohio, celebrated its first anniversary with its April 2014 issue.

TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES
Volume 16
Issue 3

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