Austin Chronicle
  • P.O. Box 49066
  • Austin, Texas 78765
  • Phone: (512) 454-5766
  • Fax: (512) 458-6910
  • Circulation: 80,000 (as of June 2014)
  • Audited By: Verified Audit Circulation
  • Publication Day: Every Friday
  • Market Served: Austin metropolitan area
  • National Advertising: Voice Media Group
Austin, Texas is a distinctively vital, creative, and diverse community in the heart of the Lone Star State, a place where politics, arts, and culture are as elemental as air, water, and the big Texas sky. The Austin Chronicle is the keen-eyed and eloquent voice of that city, expressing the community's political and environmental concerns, and exploring and supporting Austin's active cultural scene. Founded in 1981, the Chronicle has grown to a weekly readership of more than 449,768 in the Austin metropolitan area, publishing approximately 96 tabloid-size pages a week. Between the covers, we offer incisive political coverage, discerning and informed cultural reporting and commentary.

The Chronicle not only reflects the heart and soul of the community it serves in its editorial pages; it also puts its muscle where its mouth is by sponsoring such events as the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music & Media Conference, Film Conference, and Multimedia Festival, and presenting the annual Austin Music Awards Show and the Austin Hot Sauce Contest (the world's largest), along with countless other promotional events.
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Recent AAN Awards

2010 Investigative Reporting, 1st Place (Circulation Above 50000) by Jordan Smith
2009 Blog, Honorable Mention (Circulation Above 50000) by Austin Chronicle News Staff
2008 Arts Criticism, 2nd Place (tie) (Circulation Above 55000) by Robert Faires
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 25-49 (58%)
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Title Name Email address*
Editor Louis Black ---
Publisher Nick Barbaro ---
Advertising Director Cassidy Frazier ---
Managing Editor Kimberley Jones ---
Creative Director Jason Stout ---
Marketing Director Sarah Wolf ---
Controller Liz Franklin ---
Web Director Brian Barry ---
News Editor Michael King ---
Film Editor Marjorie Baumgarten ---
Music Editor Raoul Hernandez ---
Arts Editor Robert Faires ---
Special Issues, Guides, Internships Kate Messer ---
Associate News Editor Mary Tuma ---
Editorial Jen Sorensen ---

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