AAN News

AAN Diversity Grant Recipients Head Back to School

Next grant deadline Oct. 14 (FULL STORY)
AAN Staff  |  09-13-2002  11:26 am  |  Association News

Third Round of Diversity Grants Awarded

OC Weekly, Gambit Weekly are recipients (FULL STORY)
AAN Staff  |  04-17-2002  1:13 pm  |  Association News

Will Swaim Becomes OC Weekly Associate Publisher

Will Swaim now oversees all of OC Weekly’s business operations and editorial content in a promotion announced recently by Village Voice Media CEO David Schneiderman. Swaim, who once wanted to be a priest but became a punk rocker instead, is “the spiritual and intellectual leader” of the alt-weekly, Schneiderman says. (FULL STORY)
AAN Staff  |  04-12-2002  11:42 am  |  Industry News

LA/OC Weekly Announce Ad Department Positionsnew

Michael Sigman, president/publisher of LA/OC Weekly, announces that the papers have brought veteran advertising executives on board at the two Village Voice Media papers. Dar Brown has been named associate publisher/advertising for LA Weekly, and Melissa Fisher has been named advertising director for OC Weekly.
LA/OC Weekly news release  |  12-11-2001  4:00 pm  |  Industry News

Jim Kaplan Returns to LA and OC Weeklynew

Jim Kaplan leaves Metro Silicon Valley to return to LA and OC Weekly as classified advertising director. Kaplan helped build LA Weekly's classified section 20 years ago. Now he returns to take charge of the department, which includes personals.
LA and OC Weekly news release  |  10-03-2001  12:48 pm  |  Industry News

New Publisher in LA and OCnew

Michael Sigman will replace Judy Jablonski as publisher of LA Weekly and OC Weekly at the end of this year. Jablonski is starting her own media consulting firm and takes the two alt pubs with her as her first clients.
LA Weekly news release  |  09-24-2001  9:47 am  |  Industry News

Artvoice, OC Weekly Receive Diversity Grants

AAN announced today that Artvoice and OC Weekly are the recipients of the first two AAN Diversity Internship grants, instituted by the association this year to help alternative weeklies hire and train top-quality minority journalists. (FULL STORY)
AAN Staff  |  05-11-2001  11:51 am  |  Industry News