Crain's Chicago Business reports that Atalaya Capital Management is actively seeking bidders for the Chicago Reader.
Nashville-based SouthComm has announced the purchase of Cincinnati CityBeat. Publisher Dan Bockrath will remain in his position.
Rob Jiranek has previously served as partner and Group Publisher of Portico Publishing, publishers of C-Ville Weekly in Charlottesville, VA, and the Columbia Free Times.
Santa Barbara Independent publisher Randy Campbell will appeal a judge's decision which ordered him to sell his shares of the paper to editor-in-chief Marianne Partridge.
CL, Inc. has sold Creative Loafing Charlotte and Creative Loafing Tampa to Nashville-based SouthComm Inc. The company also announced that CEO Marty Petty has resigned.
The Tribune Company has laid off New Mass. Media group publisher Joshua Mamis along with two graphic designers. The company publishes publishes the Fairfield County Weekly, Hartford Advocate, and New Haven Advocate.
Tammy Bailey was named Vice President/CFO, making her the company's top financial executive. Alison Draper, Chris Herring, David Walker, and Brett Murphy will also step into new roles.
Wendy Goldstein, associate publisher of Creative Loafing Charlotte has been named publisher, CL Inc. CEO Marty Petty announced today.
Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder re-filed his lawsuit against Washington City Paper in a D.C. court today, nearly three months after it was filed in New York.
Village Voice Media announced today it has sold The Pitch of Kansas City to Nashville-based media company Southcomm, Inc., which also owns LEO Weekly and Nashville Scene.