AAN News

AAN Announces 2015 Diversity Scholarship Recipients

Arkansas Times associate editor Benjamin Hardy, L.A. Weekly food editor Sarah Bennett, and The Source Weekly associate editor Erin Rook have been awarded grants to attend the AAN Convention in Salt Lake City. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  07-08-2015  4:00 pm  |  Conference News

Mat Cooperstein Named Publisher of L.A. Weekly

Cooperstein joined Voice Media Group in 2006 as the classified sales manager for both LA Weekly and OC Weekly. He has also held the positions of classified director, general sales director and advertising director for both publications. (FULL STORY)
01-27-2015  5:00 pm  |  Press Releases

L.A. Weekly Names Mara Shalhoup Editornew

Mara Shalhoup will take the helm at L.A. Weekly after four years as editor-in-chief of the Chicago Reader.
L.A. Weekly  |  01-20-2015  5:30 pm  |  Industry News

L.A. Weekly, OC Weekly Win Southern California Journalism Awards

L.A. Weekly's Gene Maddaus was named Print Journalist of the Year. (FULL STORY)
L.A. Press Club  |  06-27-2013  11:42 am  |  Honors & Achievements

Four Alt-Weekly Writers Among 2012 Livingston Finalists

Timothy Bolger, Katrina Longworth, Terrence McCoy, and Patrick Michels are finalists for the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists. (FULL STORY)
Livingston Awards  |  04-25-2013  4:03 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Village Voice Media Holding’s 13 Alternative Newsweeklies Sold to Newly Formed Voice Media Group

Today is a good day for the future of alternative newsmedia, thanks to a shrewd business move by the newly-created Voice Media Group, headed by Scott Tobias. (FULL STORY)
AAN Staff  |  09-24-2012  8:26 am  |  Industry News

Alt-Weeklies Win Several Association of Food Journalists Awards

Creative Loafing Atlanta, Houston Press, Independent Weekly, L.A. Weekly, Phoenix New Times, and The Village Voice were among the honorees. (FULL STORY)
AFJ  |  09-06-2012  4:50 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Three VVM Publications Pick Up Maggie Awardsnew

Houston Press, L.A. Weekly, and Phoenix New Times each came out as winners in the Western Publishing Association's Maggie Awards.
Village Voice Media  |  05-02-2012  5:20 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Alt-Weekly Pulitzer Prize Winners: 1981-2012

From the Village Voice in 1981 to The Stranger in 2012, a brief history of alt-weekly Pulitzer Prize winners. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  04-17-2012  2:45 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

L.A. Weekly Promotes Amy Scattergood to Food Editor, Hires Former Creative Loafing Critic Besha Rodellnew

L.A. Weekly has hired former Creative Loafing (Atlanta) food editor Besha Rodell as food critic and promoted food blog editor Amy Scattergood to food editor.
L.A. Weekly  |  04-16-2012  5:00 pm  |  Industry News

Jonathan Gold Leaving L.A. Weekly for L.A. Times

Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic Jonathan Gold is leaving the L.A. Weekly for the Los Angeles Times. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  02-21-2012  11:49 am  |  Industry News

Time 'Person of the Year' Cover Based on Photo by L.A. Weekly Photographernew

The Shepard Fairey-illustrated cover is an adaptation of a photo taken by Ted Soqui, an L.A. Weekly freelance photographer.
L.A. Weekly  |  12-14-2011  5:14 pm  |  Industry News

L.A. Weekly Picks Up Several National Entertainment Journalism Awards Nominationsnew

The paper is nominated for best entertainment publication of the year in the L.A. Press Club's National Entertainment Journalism Awards.
L.A. Weekly  |  11-08-2011  2:05 pm  |  Honors & Achievements

Sarah Fenske To Replace Heikes as Editor of L.A. Weeklynew

Hours after L.A. Weekly editor Drex Heikes announced his departure, Riverfront Times managing editor Sarah Fenske was introduced as his replacement.
Los Angeles Times  |  10-24-2011  9:46 pm  |  Industry News

L.A. Weekly Editor Drex Heikes To Step Downnew

L.A. Weekly editor Drex Heikes has announced that Friday will be his last day with the paper.
LA Observed  |  10-24-2011  4:44 pm  |  Industry News