AAN News

Creative Loafing Charlotte to be Soldnew

SouthComm, Inc. has reached an agreement with Charles Womack of Womack Newspapers, Inc. to acquire the assets of Creative Loafing Charlotte.
Creative Loafing Charlotte  |  08-19-2014  5:59 pm  |  Industry News

Creative Loafing Charlotte Unveils New Look, New Partnership With Laudd

Creative Loafing Charlotte unveiled a redesign of its print edition. (FULL STORY)
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  06-11-2014  4:00 pm  |  Press Releases

Creative Loafing Charlotte Publisher Wendy Goldstein Retiresnew

Goldstein came to Creative Loafing in 2010 from the Charlotte Observer.
Creative Loafing Charlotte  |  09-12-2013  3:05 pm  |  Industry News

Creative Loafing Charlotte Editor Mark Kemp Steps Downnew

Managing editor Kim Lawson will take over as editor-in-chief.
Creative Loafing Charlotte  |  05-23-2013  3:57 pm  |  Industry News

SouthComm Acquires Creative Loafing Charlotte and Tampa

CL, Inc. has sold Creative Loafing Charlotte and Creative Loafing Tampa to Nashville-based SouthComm Inc. The company also announced that CEO Marty Petty has resigned. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  10-10-2011  3:12 pm  |  Industry News

Mark Kemp Back as Editor of Creative Loafing Charlotte

Kemp takes over for Carlton Hargro, who announced his departure last month. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  08-24-2011  10:36 am  |  Industry News

Creative Loafing (Charlotte) Editor Plans New Comic Book Featuring "Cool Black Superheroes"new

Soon-to-depart Creative Loafing (Charlotte) editor Carlton Hargro recently launched a Kickstarter campaign in an effort to put more color into comic books.
Kickstarter  |  08-11-2011  2:55 pm  |  Industry News

Creative Loafing (Charlotte) Editor Carlton Hargro To Departnew

Creative Loafing (Charlotte) editor Carlton Hargro announced that he will leave the paper on August 31.
QCity Metro  |  07-28-2011  3:38 pm  |  Industry News

Creative Loafing Charlotte Names New Publisher

Wendy Goldstein, associate publisher of Creative Loafing Charlotte has been named publisher, CL Inc. CEO Marty Petty announced today. (FULL STORY)
Creative Loafing Charlotte  |  05-05-2011  11:36 am  |  Press Releases

Creative Loafing Photographer was Charlotte's First Homicide Victim of 2011

Charlotte photographer Chris Radok was murdered in his home early this January, becoming that city's first homicide victim of 2011. The 55-year-old had been affiliated with Creative Loafing (Charlotte) for a long time, serving as photographer and photo editor, both freelance and full-time, from 1994 to 2006. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-08-2011  10:10 am  |  Industry News

YES! Weekly, Creative Loafing Charlotte Among Winners in NCPA Awardsnew

YES! Weekly and Creative Loafing Charlotte were honored in the North Carolina Press Association's annual awards.
North Carolina Press Association  |  02-22-2011  1:43 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Creative Loafing (Charlotte) Editor Named One of "The Root 100"

Carlton Hargro, editor in chief of Creative Loafing in Charlotte, N.C., was recently named as one of "The Root 100" by The Root.com. (FULL STORY)
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  10-11-2010  2:14 pm  |  Press Releases

Senior Advertising Executive Named CL Charlotte Associate Publisher

Wendy Goldstein, a senior advertising executive with McClatchy Newspapers, has been named Associate Publisher of Creative Loafing Charlotte. As Associate Publisher, Goldstein will be responsible for all sales, marketing, and business functions of CL Charlotte, the Carolinas’ largest city weekly and Charlotte’s leading source of information about the arts, entertainment, dining, and other aspects of city life. (FULL STORY)
Creative Loafing Press Release  |  07-06-2010  11:13 am  |  Press Releases

Three North Carolina AAN Members Nab State Press Awardsnew

The Independent Weekly won seven total awards this year from the North Carolina Press Association, including the Hugh Morton Photographer of the Year, the highest honor given in the photography category. That award for non-daily photographers went to the paper's D.L. Anderson for the second year in a row, with the judges praising him for having "an eye for the unique, a great sense of composition, a technical touch and a natural knack." The Indy also placed first in the Online Breaking News, Best Video, General Excellence Website and Criticism categories. Mountain XPress took home two awards, including a first place win for Best Multimedia Project, and Creative Loafing (Charlotte) received one award.
North Carolina Press Association  |  03-19-2010  11:22 am  |  Honors & Achievements  |  Comments (1)

Creative Loafing Bankruptcy Hearing Delayednew

The hearing scheduled yesterday was set to decide whether CL's creditors can declare their loans in default and take immediate possession of the company from CEO Ben Eason. According to Wayne Garcia, the hearing has been continued until March 11. Garcia says both sides in the case complained about the delay but worked together to develop a new timeline.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  01-22-2009  8:41 am  |  Industry News