Creative Loafing (Charlotte)

www.clclt.com
  • 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd.
  • Suite C-2
  • Charlotte, North Carolina 28206
  • Phone: (704) 522-8334
  • Fax: (704) 522-8088
  • Circulation: 40,000 (as of June 2014)
  • Audited By: Verified Audit Circulation
  • Publication Day: Every Thursday
  • Market Served: Charlotte Metro Area of 1.8 Million
  • National Advertising: Voice Media Group
  • Publishing Group: SouthComm, Inc.
Charlotte Creative Loafing was started in 1987 by the founders of Creative Loafing in Atlanta as their first venture into other markets. Over the years, CL has made its distinctive mark in the Charlotte market by emphasizing quality writing, hard hitting stories, and the most complete arts, entertainment and events listings in the area.

Charlotte Creative Loafing serves the entire Charlotte metropolitan area, distributing 40,000 papers and reaching more than 276,000 readers weekly.

Over the past 27 years, Creative Loafing has steadily upped its presence in the city through the quality of its arts and entertainment coverage, its fearless approach, and its ever-growing commitment to hard-hitting news and investigative reporting. Twenty one years after its launch, Creative Loafing has become the must-read paper for anyone who wants to know what's really going on in this New South metropolis. Charlotte Loaf has repeatedly won statewide journalism awards and has become the most talked about publication in the city. And the best is yet to come.
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Recent AAN Awards

2007 Music Criticism, 1st Place (Circulation Below 55000) by Kandia Crazy Horse
2006 Column-Political, 2nd Place (Circulation Above 50000) by Tara Servatius
2006 Music Criticism, 2nd Place (Circulation Above 50000) by Kandia Crazy Horse
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Demographics

Age

 18-24 (11.7%)
 25-34 (33%)
 35-44 (19.3%)
 45-54 (27.5%)
Gender

 F: 43.9%
 M: 56.1%
Education
Attended College:
66%

Graduated College:
25.60%
Occupation Professional/ Managerial:
31.50%

Median Household Income:
$56,724

Source: Media Audit, Feb/March 2011

Staff

Title Name Email address*
Publisher Chris Sexson ---
Editor Kimberly Lawson ---
Advertising Director Amy Mularski ---
FILM REVIEWER / SENIOR EDITOR / A&E EDITOR MATT BRUNSON ---
News and Culture Editor Ana McKenzie ---
Creative Director Melissa Oyler ---

* email addresses available to members only

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Recent Articles

The Invisible Lives of LGBT Immigrants

Coming out is hard for anyone, especially when you're also assimilating to a new culture.
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Matt Comer  |  08-15-2014  |  LGBT

Agents of Change

People called them crazy. An environmental disaster changed that.
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Ryan Pitkin  |  06-11-2014  |  Environment
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