The Memphis Flyer
  • 460 Tennessee St., Suite 200
  • Memphis, Tennessee 38103
  • Phone: (901) 521-9000
  • Fax: (901) 521-0129
  • Circulation: 52,000 (as of July 2014)
  • Audited By: Verified Audit Circulation
  • Publication Day: Every Thursday
  • Market Served: Memphis Metropolitan Area
  • National Advertising: Voice Media Group
The Memphis Flyer was founded on February 16, 1989, by Contemporary Media, Inc., publisher of Memphis magazine. With more than 222,000 regular readers, the Memphis Flyer is an urban newsweekly with a blend of hard news and features, and columns devoted to politics, sports, art, theatre, film, etc. In addition, the Flyer provides Memphis' most comprehensive event listings, calendar, and entertainment reporting.

Over the past 18 years, the Flyer has become an important part of the Memphis community, with a reputation for breaking important stories and taking a fresh, sometimes irreverent look at the landscape of the city. In the past three years, the staff of the Flyer has earned more than 30 awards from the Society of Professional Journalists/Mid-South Chapter. The Flyer has also won the prestigious Green Eyeshade award for investigative reporting from the Atlanta Chapter of SPJ.
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Recent AAN Awards

2011 Music Criticism, 1st Place (Circulation Above 50000) by Chris Herrington
2010 Individual Blog, 2nd Place (Circulation Below 50000) by Chris Davis
2010 Music Criticism, 2nd Place (Circulation Below 50000) by Chris Herrington
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 18-34 (19.4%)
 35-54 (43.3%)
 55+ (37.4%)

 F: 53%
 M: 47%
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Source: The Media Audit, February-March 2003


Title Name Email address*
Publisher Kenneth Neill ---
Associate Publisher/Editor Bruce VanWyngarden ---
Director of Digital/Operations Molly Willmott ---
Advertising Director Penelope Huston ---
Art Director Carrie Beasley ---
Managing Editor Susan Ellis ---
Music Editor Chris Herrington ---
Classified Advertising Manager DeShaune McGhee ---
Staff Writer Chris Davis ---
Advertising Manager Carrie O'Guin ---
Senior Account Executive Kelli de Witt ---
Marketing Manager Matt Writt ---
Music Editor Joe Boone ---
Sales Executive Max Dynerman ---
Reporter Louis Goggans ---

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Recent Articles

Double Play

The Boston Globe’s fire-sale price tag raises the question: Is the paper undervalued now or was it overvalued two decades ago?
The Memphis Flyer  |  Kenneth Neill  |  08-09-2013  |  Media

14 Books for Winter Reading

Fall into winter with some reading. Fourteen books to consider.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Memphis Flyer Staff  |  12-05-2012  |  Books
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Recent Blog Posts

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State Issues Alternate Emergency Numbers For Cell Phones

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On the Scene at the Cooper-Young Fest

Photographer Frank Chin captured all the action at last weekend's Cooper-Young Festival. [ Subscribe to the comments on this story...
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