AAN News

#AANDigital: Alternative Newsmedia Uniquely Positioned to Leverage Community Trust Into Digital Revenue

At the AAN Digital Conference in San Francisco, one message was loud and clear: With a strong and distinct voice that daily newspapers can't replicate, and years' worth of hard-earned community trust that the fly-by-night "hyperlocal" networks can't buy, the local alt-weekly has major advantages over its competitors in the battle for digital dollars. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  01-29-2013  5:00 pm  |  Conference News

Portico Sells Columbia Free Timesnew

The South Carolina alt-weekly has been acquired by Resorts Media LLC, a company founded by news industry veteran Charlie Nutt.
The State  |  12-20-2012  11:49 am  |  Industry News

Andy Sutcliffe Named as General Manager at Salt Lake City Weekly

Sutcliffe is a longtime veteran of the alternative newspaper industry and related industries. (FULL STORY)
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  12-12-2012  3:43 pm  |  Press Releases

Tucson Weekly Taps Dan Gibson as Editor

Gibson will succeed longtime editor Jimmy Boegle, who is stepping down December 31. (FULL STORY)
Tucson Weekly  |  11-26-2012  1:49 pm  |  Industry News

Management Webinar: How To Increase The Return On Investment From Your People

Join us on November 29 for a webinar on how to measure the value of employee knowledge. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  11-20-2012  1:50 pm  |  Association News

Worcester Magazine names Kathleen Real as Publisher

Real will oversee all facets of the publication including editorial, sales, circulation, production and administration. (FULL STORY)
Worcester Mag  |  11-07-2012  11:30 am  |  Press Releases

Colorado Springs Independent Taps Kirk Woundy as Editornew

Woundy moves up from the managing editor position to replace Ralph Routon, who will remain as executive editor.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  10-04-2012  10:00 am  |  Industry News

New Publisher For Pacific Sun

Marin County’s Pacific Sun has been acquired by Bob Heinen, one of the initial employees and an early shareholder in Embarcadero Media, the Palo Alto-based company that has owned the Sun since 2004. (FULL STORY)
09-26-2012  12:30 pm  |  Press Releases

Village Voice Media Holding’s 13 Alternative Newsweeklies Sold to Newly Formed Voice Media Group

Today is a good day for the future of alternative newsmedia, thanks to a shrewd business move by the newly-created Voice Media Group, headed by Scott Tobias. (FULL STORY)
AAN Staff  |  09-24-2012  8:26 am  |  Industry News

Folio Weekly Publisher To Join Southcomm

Folio Weekly publisher David Brennan recently announced that he will be leaving the publication to serve as the group publisher for SouthComm Inc. (FULL STORY)
AAN Staff  |  09-21-2012  12:10 pm  |  Industry News

Independent Weekly Publisher Sioux Watson To Depart

Watson joined the paper two months after its launch in 1983. She served on the AAN Executive Committee as Secretary from 2000 to 2010. (FULL STORY)
AAN  |  09-04-2012  12:20 pm  |  Industry News

James Bengfort Joins Illinois Times as Advertising Director

Bengfort has served as associate publisher of Urban Tulsa Weekly since 2005. (FULL STORY)
Illinois Times  |  08-31-2012  2:30 pm  |  Press Releases

Steve Schewel Announces Sale of Independent Weekly

The Independent Weekly (Durham, N.C.) and its associated website, indyweek.com, are being sold to Richard Meeker and Mark Zusman. Meeker and Zusman are the owners of City of Roses Newspaper Company which publishes Willamette Week and the Santa Fe Reporter. (FULL STORY)
Independent Weekly  |  08-22-2012  12:50 pm  |  Press Releases

Boston Phoenix Lays Off Five, Will Relaunch As Glossynew

The Boston Phoenix will combine with Stuff Magazine and relaunch as a weekly glossy called The Phoenix.
Boston Business Journal  |  08-02-2012  7:35 am  |  Industry News

Dig Boston Names New Editor

Dig Boston managing editor J. Patrick Brown has been promoted to editor. (FULL STORY)
Dig Boston  |  07-19-2012  4:55 pm  |  Industry News