Leading Entertainment Management and Production Firm Will Represent Country's Largest Group of Alternative Newsweeklies
LOS ANGELES, CA — (January 28, 2010) — The Gotham Group, a leading entertainment management and production firm, announced today its worldwide representation of Village Voice Media Holdings, LLC’s family of Companies, which includes 14 metro-area alt-weekly print publications and 20 online properties. Anchored by Village Voice, in New York City, the companies are the country’s largest group of alternative, metropolitan newsweeklies. These newsweeklies are dedicated to hard-hitting, high-spirited journalism and multimedia storytelling.
About Village Voice Media Holdings, LLC
Village Voice Media Holdings (VVMH) is the ultimate parent of 14 weekly newspapers and daily websites, including New York’s Village Voice, the LA Weekly, Denver’s Westword and the Phoenix New Times referred to as the “companies”. Online, in print, and on mobile devices, the companies’ properties combine music, food and events coverage with gritty, hard-hitting journalism to create the most powerful city guides in each market. While the focus of the brand is local, each of the Company’s free classifieds site backpage.com, partnership with social recommendation engine LikeMe.Net and national sales force, allow VVMH and the companies to extend their reach to a national level.
About The Gotham Group
The Gotham Group is a multi-faceted management and production company, representing some of the most creative minds in Hollywood. Gotham boasts a roster of over 500 top directors, screenwriters, producers, authors, illustrators, and artists, as well as book and comic book publishers and animation studios. Gotham represents more source material from major publishers and comic book companies than any other entity, including but not limited to works from such clients as Bloomsbury/Walker US, Dark Horse Entertainment, Penguin Group, Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins (U.S. & UK), Houghton Mifflin/Harcourt, SAF Comics, and Com.x.