Voice Media Group Appoints Will Bourne As Editor-in-Chief Of Village Voice

Bourne to Oversee the Iconic Alternative Weekly's Print, Online and Mobile Editorial Content

Nov 16, 2012, 09:00 ET from Voice Media Group

DENVER, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Voice Media Group announced today that Will Bourne will join the staff of the Village Voice as its Editor-in-Chief.

Bourne was most recently an Editor-at-Large of Inc. Magazine in New York. Prior to this, Bourne oversaw editorial development for digital startup Semi-Linear and served as Executive Editor of Fast Company from 2005 – 2010, where investigative work he produced won numerous honors, including the Cunningham award from the Overseas Press Club, a Polk, and several Loeb and National Magazine Award nominations. Fast Company was on the Ad Age Hot List three years running during his tenure at the magazine.

"Who could say no to the chance to edit the Village Voice?," said Bourne. "New management has made the company healthy and given the paper renewed authority as a source for badass investigative and cultural reporting. The country is clearly thinking more progressively and the Voice has been there all along. I couldn't be more thrilled."

Bourne will begin his new assignment November 26th, 2012.

About Voice Media Group
Voice Media Group is a privately held media company focused on the creation of original news and entertainment content across print, mobile and web properties for the culturally aware consumer. The company will own and operate thirteen leading weekly newspapers -- including Village Voice (New York), LA Weekly (Los Angeles), Westword (Denver), New Times (Phoenix), Houston Press, Dallas Observer, Riverfront Times (St. Louis), New Times (Miami), City Pages (Minneapolis), New Times (Broward), SF Weekly (San Francisco), Seattle Weekly, and OC Weekly (Orange County) -- affiliated digital properties, and a national sales arm, VMG National. At its outset, VMG will reach more than seven million monthly readers in print and 16 million unique desktop visitors each month, in addition to 1.2 million email subscribers, more than 5.7 million visits on mobile, and more than forty signature food, music and arts events per year nationwide. Meanwhile, VMG National will serve more than 56 partner sites and publications with weekly print circulation of 3.14 million and 94 million pageviews per month. For more information, visit www.voicemediagroup.com.  

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