New York Press Names Adario Strange Editor-in-Chief

NEW YORK, NY — MARCH 6, 2006
New York Press president Peter Polimino has named Adario Strange as Editor-in-Chief of New York Press, New York’s premier alternative newspaper. Strange brings over 15 years of publishing and entertainment business experience with him to the publication. Best known as the second Editor-in-Chief of the youth culture magazine The Source, Strange most recently helmed the pop-culture/technology magazine MacDirectory, and produced the documentary film “The NYU Suicides.”

“As a native of New York, the greatest city on the planet, leading such an established publication into a new era is incredibly exciting,” said Strange. “As America has changed, so too has New York, and I look forward to taking our readers into the future of this city, as well as maintaining the fine tradition established by the founders of New York Press.” Currently, Strange is assembling the new editorial team at New York Press to be announced shortly. “Our readers have seen several interesting changes in the last 24 months, and it is now time to return them to a more steady and consistent diet of the kind of great work they’ve come to expect from New York Press. Nevertheless, there will be some exciting changes and surprises coming in the next few months.”

In addition to his editorial experience, Strange also brings a unique background in business to the publication having started his career as a marketing executive at MCA/Universal, and going on to create the multimedia consultancy Mega Digital which served clients such as Samsung, Emmis Communications, Nike, Inner City Broadcasting and various other entertainment and publishing concerns. Strange has also appeared as a media expert discussing popular culture issues on ABC News, Good Morning America, NBC News, CBS News, MTV, PBS, and in the pages of The New York Times, The New York Post, The New York Daily News, Billboard magazine, and Crain’s New York Business report.

Founded in 1988, New York Press is a free alternative weekly newspaper based in New York City. Covering the areas of politics, theater, film, music, restaurants, nightlife, and sports, New York Press has become New York City’s primary event guide and alternative news source. New York Press is also well-known for its often imitated “Best of Manhattan” guide which first launched in 1996 as well as their highly sought after “50 Most Loathsome New Yorkers” issue and annual “Summer Guide” issues. New York Press serves well over 250,000 dedicated readers based in the media capital of the world.


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