Monday, September 29, 2014

TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES

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BAY AREA REPORTER, based in San Francisco, has moved its offices to the city’s upper Market area, at 44 Gough Street, Suite 204. Since last fall, BAR had been housed in the downtown offices of SF MEDIA COMPANY, parent of the SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, SAN FRANCISCO BAY GUARDIAN and SF WEEKLY.

THE BILERICO PROJECT (BILERICO.COM) celebrated its 10th anniversary on Sept. 27, 2014.

JONATHAN BUGG is the new editorial director of DAVID ATLANTA.

COMPETE MAGAZINE, based in Phoenix, Ariz., has launched a Southern California edition called COMPETE SOCAL.

BRIAN DEWITT has retired from his position as associate editor of Cleveland, Ohio-based GAY PEOPLE’S CHRONICLE. He has been part of the newspaper’s staff since its founding in 1985.

GAY PEOPLE’S CHRONICLE, based in Cleveland, Ohio, entered its 30th year of publication with its July 11, 2014, issue.

THE LESBIAN NEWS, based in Torrance, Calif., entered its 40th year of publication with its August 2014 issue.

MULTIMEDIA PLATFORMS LLC, publisher of FLORIDA AGENDA and GUY MAGAZINE, has moved its corporate headquarters to Fort Lauderdale from Wilton Manors, Fla.

THE NATIONAL LESBIAN AND GAY JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION (NLGJA) announced its new board of directors. It includes president JEN CHRISTENSEN (CNN), vice president of print and online SARAH BLAZUCKI (Peace Corps, formerly of PHILADELPHIA GAY NEWS), vice president of broadcast KEN MIGUEL (KGO-TV, ABC), treasurer SHARIF DURHAMS (MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL), secretary ROBIN PHILLIPS (REYNOLDS CENTER FOR BUSINESS JOURNALISTS), TREY GRAHAM (freelancer), BIL BROWNING (BILERICO MEDIA), TYLER CHANCE (GANNETT), FIONA DAWSON (TRANSMILITARY), STEVE ROSEN (STAR GROUP), MATTHEW BERGER (FOUNDATION FOR THE DEFENSE OF DEMOCRACIES), SUE GREEN (ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY), RICK STUCKEY (NBC Chicago), and JEFF TRUESDELL (PEOPLE MAGAZINE).

Staff at Rage Monthly
KARA J. PHILP is the new managing editor of Phoenix, Ariz.-based ECHO MAGAZINE.

QNOTES, based in Charlotte, N.C., held its first annual QList—Best of LGBT Charlotte Awards Reception on July 17, 2014.

RAGE MONTHLY, based in San Diego, Calif., was named Outstanding Publication for the fourth consecutive year by the Nicky Awards, one of the West Coast’s oldest LGBT community awards.

MEGAN RAPINOE, a midfielder for the Seattle Reign in the National Women’s Soccer League and a member of the U.S. women’s national team, was the guest editor of THE WASHINGTON BLADE’s second annual sports issue published on August 22, 2014.

WIRE MAGAZINE, based in Miami, Fla., has launched WIREMAG, its new branding strategy that will include its print, digital and online content.

TRANSITIONS AND MILESTONES
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