Creative Loafing (Atlanta) Names New Publisher

may 29, 2008  02:01 pm
Luann Labedz will take over on June 2 for departing publisher Dave Schmall, chief operating officer Kirk MacDonald told the staff Thursday morning. Labedz comes to Creative Loafing after 18 years at Gannett Co., most recently as director of market development at the Citizen-Times in Asheville, N.C. During her tenure at Gannett, she was responsible for niche publications, product development, strategy and advertiser partnerships. "It's not broken here, so I want to build on that," Labedz says. "There's a great deal of energy here."