St. Louis alternative weekly unveils print redesign
St. Louis, MO â€” The Riverfront Times, an award-winning St. Louis alternative weekly publication, is pleased to introduce its redesigned publication, beginning with its November 11 issue, on stands now.
In a blog post published on RiverfrontTimes.com today, Editor in Chief Sarah Fenske writes,
â€œAstute readers of this newspaper know that a whole lot has changed since we got new owners â€” and a new editor â€” this April. We brought back Savage Love. We got a totally new website.
Today we’re unveiling the biggest, and most exciting, change of all: a brand-new look from top to bottom and a larger physical size to boot.
The RFT that’s hitting the streets right now is a little bit taller and slimmer than the square you might have gotten used to in recent years â€” in essence, it’s a return to the classic alt-weekly size. The paper quality is better. The inside is completely redesigned, with more room for big photographs and full color throughout. Oh, and we’ve even changed our font size. No more squinting to read this newspaper.â€
The redesign was spearheaded and executed by RFT art director, Kelly Glueck, working in collaboration with St. Louis-based designer Lilly Huxhold, as part of a larger overall initiative to re-energize the award-winning multimedia publication after Euclid Media Group purchased the property in April of this year.
About the Riverfront Times:
The Riverfront Times was founded in 1977 as St. Louisâ€™s alternative newsweekly. RFT has a weekly circulation of 50,000, reaching near 200,000 readers. Riverfronttimes.com has 2.4 million average monthly pageviews and 850,000 average monthly mobile pageviews.
Each week, readers turn to the RFT for award-winning journalism, powerful investigative reporting, news and commentary on local politics, and the most comprehensive arts and entertainment coverage in the St. Louis area. As the intelligent, aggressive and entertaining weekly magazine of St. Louis, the RFT has received considerable recognition, including more than three dozen awards from the Missouri Press Association, along with the group’s Gold Cup, awarded to the best weekly in the state.
About the Euclid Media Group:
Euclid Media Group is a privately-held media company formed in 2013 and operates the Cleveland Scene, Detroit Metro Times, Orlando Weekly, San Antonio Current and OutInSA. EMG is focused on the multimedia production of relevant news and events for the culturally engaged consumer.
Euclid Media Group is operated by seasoned media executives, Chris Keating of Shaker Heights, OH and Michael Wagner, of San Antonio, TX, along with Andrew Zelman of Cleveland, Ohio. For more info, visit euclidmediagroup.com.