Erika Anderson Named Publisher of Los Angeles magazine Respected Los Angeles Sales Leader Rejoins Emmis Team

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Emmis Publishing, a subsidiary of Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS), has named Erika Anderson as Publisher of Los Angeles magazine.

Anderson is an Emmis and Los Angeles veteran, serving as Advertising Director of the magazine from March 2002July 2004, and in sales and management roles with Emmis Publishing National Sales from 1995-2002.  Most recently, she served as Los Angeles Manager of Golf magazine and Golf.com (2007-current). She has also worked as West Coast Director and Los Angeles Manager of Life magazine (2004-07).

"We are delighted to welcome Erika back to Los Angeles magazine and Emmis Publishing," said Greg Loewen, President of Emmis Publishing. "She is passionate about the product and values the magazine's tradition of excellence. We are confident in her ability to lead the magazine to continued growth and expansion and make a positive impact in the L.A. community we serve."

Los Angeles is a regional magazine of national stature. Produced monthly since the spring of 1961 with a combination of award-winning feature writing, investigative reporting, service journalism, and design, Los Angeles is the definitive resource and indispensable guide for Angelenos.

"I am thrilled to return to Los Angeles magazine, and honored to join the talented staff dedicated to serving southern California," Anderson said. "This publication has celebrated our extraordinary city for the past fifty years, and it has never been more dynamic and engaging than it is today. No other media company serves this community with better thoughtful reporting, compelling service journalism or commitment to chronicling our cultural resources."

Anderson is replacing Amy Saralegui, who will focus on her role with Emmis as Publisher of Texas Monthly and VP/Group Publisher of National Sales for Emmis Publishing. Anderson begins her new role on Wednesday, November 17.

Emmis Communications - Great Media, Great People, Great Service® Emmis is an Indianapolis-based diversified media firm with radio broadcasting and magazine publishing operations. Emmis owns 21 FM and 2 AM domestic radio stations serving the nation's largest markets of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, as well as St. Louis, Austin, Indianapolis and Terre Haute, Ind. Emmis also owns a radio network, international radio stations, regional and specialty magazines, an interactive business and ancillary businesses in broadcast sales.

The information in this news release is being widely disseminated in accordance with the Securities & Exchange Commission's Regulation FD.

SOURCE Emmis Communications Corporation



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