The Village Voice Names Jorge Morales Theater Editor

NEW YORK –The Village Voice, the nation’s largest alternative weekly newspaper, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jorge Morales as Senior Editor, Theater/Obies.

In addition to his editorial role, Morales will be responsible for administering the Village Voice Obie Awards, the Village Voice’s annual award show honoring Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway productions worthy of distinction.

Morales, who assumes his new responsibilities October 25, has written about theater, film, books, and culture for The Village Voice, where he was assistant editor and copy chief. Prior to joining the Voice in 2001, Morales was an online editor at The Industry Standard, and previously, news editor and arts editor at the Daily News website.

Morales’ writing has also appeared in The Advocate, The Believer, Seattle Weekly, The Industry Standard, and the Daily News.

He holds degrees from the University of Puerto Rico and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Morales resides in Manhattan.

Morales discovered his passion for theater after making his stage debut at age 8, as an ant.

The Village Voice
Jessica Bellucci
212-475-3300 ext. 15052

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