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    126 Brookline Ave.
    Boston, MA 02215
    (617) 536-5390
    FAX (617) 536-1463

    The Phoenix Media/Communications Group is a family of companies that work together to reach people who share a similar lifestyle. Cooperatively, they create a unique atmosphere for our readers. Our company reflects a commitment to new ideas rooted in a solid and broadly cooperative business model. Put simply, we think this is the way new media works.

    The Phoenix and
    The Boston Phoenix was started in 1966 as a four-page arts-and-entertainment alternative newsweekly. Today, it is one of the largest publications of its kind in the country. The Phoenix is nationally known for its award-winning, incisive journalism and publishes the most comprehensive arts-and-entertainment listings of any paper in New England.

    Over the years, the Phoenix has received many awards for excellence in journalism, including honors from the New England Press Association, the Penny-Missouri Newspaper Awards, the American Bar Association Gavel Awards, and the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Awards. In 1994, Phoenix classical-music writer Lloyd Schwartz was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for criticism.

    In 1988, the Phoenix got into expansionist gear by acquiring the NewPaper in Rhode Island. In 1993, the NewPaper was re-christened the Providence Phoenix. In September of 1999, the paper extended its reach into Maine and Southern New Hampshire with the publication of the Portland Phoenix. Today, total Phoenix circulation is 253,000.

    The Phoenix Web site features 90% of the paper's content posted online every week, and it is searchable and archived. We've won a host of critical awards for both our layout and content.

    El Planeta Newspaper
    Since its inception in May 2004, El Planeta has become the leading publication for the Hispanic market in Massachusetts. El Planeta is the only audited newspaper in Spanish in the Massachusetts and Greater Boston DMA. It is a newspaper with editorial integrity and a real mission: to inform, educate and unite the Hispanic community with other communities in the region. Read El Planeta on the web: //

    FNX Radio Network
    In 1983, 101.7 WFNX signed on the air in Boston to provide listeners with the best in new music and comprehensive coverage of arts and entertainment. People quickly took notice and tuned in, and the fledgling station was soon recognized nationally as a pioneer in the alternative music format. Broadcasting worldwide at and over the airwaves of 92.1 FNX in Maine and New Hampshire. FNX has expanded its reach and vision even farther to its broad, yet eclectic alternative audience. Visit FNX Radio on the web:

    STUFF Boston
    Showcasing the best that life in Boston has to offer, our bi-weekly magazine provides a must-have guide for the city's trendsetters and tastemakers. From nightlife and dining, to fashion and interior design, to culture and green living, STUFF covers the people and places that make this town extraordinary. Our readers are industry insiders, purveyors of cool, and life-long enemies of the status quo. We understand them because we are them. Visit STUFF on the web at
    The most popular Hispanic-focused local web portal in Massachusetts, TuBoston is a bilingual Web site that offers advertisers a unique opportunity to reach Greater Boston's online Spanish speakers and those who love the Hispanic community. Dynamic, easy to read, promotion and user-friendly, TuBoston includes the complete weekly editions of El Planeta Newspaper and other special El Planeta related publications. Visit TuBoston:

    Phoenix Media Ventures
    The sports magazine and music program magazine division of PM/CG. PMV publishes the official yearbooks of the Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins, and the Boston Marathon Official Program. PMV also publishes the official program guides for the Tweeter Center, Bank of America Pavilion Summer Music Series, and World Music/Crash Arts.
    Tele-publishing, Inc./ is the world's largest provider of voice personals to the publishing industry, and the web's most advanced online personals site. Visit Tele-publishing on the web: and

    MassWeb Printing is a state-of-the art four-color web offset printing facility which prints all of our own products, plus many other regional newspapers. Visit MassWeb on the web:

    The Masthead

    Publisher & Chairman: Stephen M. Mindich
    President: Bradley Mindich
    Executive Editor: Peter Kadzis
    Editor: Carly Carioli

    Managing Editor: Shaula Clark
    Arts Editor: Jon Garelick
    Arts Copy Editor: Thomas McBee
    Film Editor: Peter Keough
    Music Editor: Michael Marotta
    Senior Editor: Sean Kerrigan
    Staff Editor: SI Rosenbaum
    Staff Writers: David S. Bernstein, Chris Faraone, Eugenia Williamson
    Events Editor: Alexandra Cavallo
    Listings Coordinator: Michael C. Walsh
    Editorial Assistant: Liz Pelly
    Contributing Editors: Carolyn Clay (theater), Vanessa Czarnecki, Lloyd Schwartz (classical)
    Contributing Writers: Mark Bazer, Matt Bors, Daniel Brockman, Michael Bronski, William Corbett, Caitlin Curran, Ted Drozdowski, Banning Eyre, Amy Finch, Michael Freedberg, Dan Kennedy, Mitch Krpata, Brian McFadden, MC Slim JB, Tom Meek, Brett Michel, Brett Milano, Mike Miliard, Robert Nadeau, Rob Nelson, James Parker, Gerald Peary, Adam Reilly, Marcia B. Siegel, Harvey Silverglate, Steven Stark, Karl Stevens, Gary Susman, Matt Taibbi, Charles Taylor, David Thorpe, Steve Vineberg, Mikael Wood
    Cartoonist: David Sipress
    Astrologer: Symboline Dai

    New Media
    Senior Web Developer: Gavin Storey
    Online Content Coordinator: Maddy Myers
    Web Producer: Cassandra Landry

    Directors of Marketing and Promotions: Brian Appel, Mike Snow
    Interactive Marketing Manager: Lindsey Mathison

    Creative Group
    Director of Creative Operations: Travis Ritch
    Creative Director: Kristen Goodfriend
    Corporate Design Director: Kevin Banks
    Design Manager, STUFF Magazine: Janice Checchio
    Senior Designer: Janet Taylor

    Advertising Sales
    Senior Vice President of Client Development: A. William Risteen
    Vice President of Sales and Business Development: David Garland
    Vice President of Print Media Sales: Marc Shepard
    Vice President of Integrated Media Sales: Joe Charves, Everett Finkelstein
    Sales Director of Integrated Media Sales: Sean Weymouth
    Senior Account Executives of Integrated Media Sales: Margo Dowlearn, Howard Temkin
    Integrated Media Sales Coordinator: Adam Oppenheimer
    Director of Interactive Sales: Brian Russell
    Advertising Operations Manager: Kevin Lawrence
    Traffic Coordinators: Colleen McCarthy, Jonathan Caruso
    Classified Sales Manager: Matt King
    Account Executives: Meghan O'Connor, Chelsea Whitton
    Retail Account Executive: Nathaniel Andrews, Christopher Gibbs

    Circulation Director: James Dorgan
    Circulation Manager: Michael Johnson

    IT Director: Bill Ovoian
    Facilities Manager: John Nunziato

    Director of Finance: Scotty Cole
    Credit and Collections Manager: Michael Tosi
    Staff Accountants: Peter Lehar, Brian Ambrozavitch
    Financial Analyst: Lisy Huerta-Bonilla
    Accounting Coordinator: Courtnie-Ann Quinlan
    Trade Administrator: Kimberlee Flaherty

    Human Resources
    HR Administrator/Generalist: Stephen Rose
    Receptionist/Administrative Assistant: Lindy Raso

    Associate Publisher: Stephen L. Brown
    News Editor: David Scharfenberg
    Managing Editor: Lou Papineau
    Contributing Editor: Jim Macnie
    Contributing Writers: Rudy Cheeks, Bob Gulla, Brian C. Jones, Phillipe & Jorge, Bill Rodriguez, Johnette Rodriguez, Pam Steager, Steven Stycos, Chip Young
    Contributing Illustrators: Steve Brosnihan, Elizabeth Rock
    Contributing Photographer: Richard McCaffrey
    Credit/ Collections Supervisor: Anita Anderson
    Account Executives: Michael Weber
    Retail Account Executive: Andrea Mark, Bruce Allen, Jennifer Alarie, Dayna Mancini
    Director of Finance: Scotty Cole

    General Manager: John Marshall
    Managing Editor: Jeff Inglis
    Listings Coordinator: Christopher Gray
    Staff Writer: Deirdre Fulton
    Contributing Writers: Al Diamon, Brian Duff, Tony Giampetruzzi, Megan Grumbling, David Kish, Amelia Labreck, Ian Paige, Sam Pfeifle, Todd Richard, Lindsay Sterling, Shay Stewart-Bouley, Lance Tapley, Rick Wormwood
    Account Executives: Joseph Baum, Erin Elizabeth, Eric Kenney, Kelly Collins


    126 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215
    Tel: (617) 536-5390
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