Dickensheets has been named the deputy editor of the monthly Desert Companion.
The 10-year alt-weekly veteran will lead AAN's Editorial Committee, which oversees the annual AltWeekly Awards, the editorial programming for AAN conferences, and the organization's various story-sharing projects.
Former Las Vegas Weekly editor Scott Dickensheets is rejoining the AAN-fold as editor of the crosstown Las Vegas CityLife, where he is replacing Steve Sebelius.
Scott Dickensheets, whose most recent stint as editor of Las Vegas Weekly began in July 2008, is leaving to become a columnist at the daily Las Vegas Sun. Both the Sun and Weekly are owned by Greenspun Media Group.
Scott Dickensheets, who left the Weekly to become special projects editor at Las Vegas CityLife in February, is once again editor of the Weekly, according to a press release. "We're fortunate to have Scott back in the saddle," says Bruce Spotleson, group publisher for Weekly parent company Greenspun Media Group. "He's one of the most talented journalists in Nevada, and one of the best editors I've ever been associated with."
Scott Dickensheets, who had been at the Weekly since 2002, has joined the staff of Las Vegas CityLife as special projects editor. He will oversee features, cover presentation and special projects. The Weekly is an AAN member, and CityLife is applying for membership this year.