Mark Kemp has previously served as editor-in-chief of Creative Loafing Charlotte.
In an "all-hands meeting," San Francisco Print Media Company president Todd Vogt told the assembled workforces of the SF Weekly, Bay Guardian, Examiner, and Bay Area Reporter that he's heavily leaning toward selling his share of their papers' parent company to his partners, Oahu Press, Inc.
"Somebody had to buy the Guardian because the Guardian wasn't going to survive."
Palo Alto Weekly picked up the coveted general excellence award from the California Newspaper Publishers Association.
SF Weekly managing editor Brandon Reynolds makes good on bet by penning "An Ode to Baltimore" and posing in Ravens gear.
Voice Media Group has sold Seattle Weekly to Sound Publishing, a Washington state-based community news group. SF Weekly has been acquired by the San Francisco Newspaper Co., which owns the SF Examiner and the San Francisco Bay Guardian.
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.
Monterey County Weekly took first place for General Excellence.
Editorial staffers at City Pages (Twin Cities), Dallas Observer, OC Weekly, Seattle Weekly, and SF Weekly are hit.
SF Weekly restaurant critic Jonathan Kauffman's article about the controversies surrounding shark consumption will appear in Best Food Writing 2011.