August 13, 2009
LOS ANGELES, CA, August 13, 2009 -- The Los Angeles Times today revealed a site redesign aimed at capitalizing on unparalleled online growth and emblematic of ongoing editorial and business strategy implementation which made latimes.com the fastest-growing top newspaper site June 2008-June 2009. "The new latimes.com is representative of the changes we've made to create an around-the-clock, integrated newsroom armed with the tools that ensure immediacy, feed the Web, mobile devices and social media, and supplements our print edition," said Times Editor Russ Stanton.
September 8, 2009
LOS ANGELES, Calif., September 8, 2009 -- The Los Angeles Times (www.latimes.com) today announced the launch of its new, weekly Pro Football Pick 'Em (www.latimes.com/football) enabling its Sports' readers, weekend warriors and fantasy sports enthusiasts to register a team, create or join an existing league, invite friends and pick game winners. Alongside The Times enormously popular and respected sporting news coverage and commentary, users will also now find Game Forecast (www.latimes.
September 30, 2009
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 30, 2009 – The Los Angeles Times today announced Lisa Fung as Online Arts & Entertainment Editor. In her new role she will oversee round-the-clock multimedia coverage of all arts and entertainment, including Calendar, The Envelope and Company Town, as well as more than a dozen latimes.com blogs. In addition, Fung is charged with developing new online properties and services to enhance The Times' standing as the definitive source for news, information and analysis about pop culture, celebrity, movies, music, television, social media, video games, arts, culture, awards and the business of Hollywood.
September 28, 2009
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 28, 2009 – Following the well-received launch of its redesigned site, the Los Angeles Times today announced Sean Gallagher as Managing Editor, Online. In his new role Gallagher will be responsible for the overall reader experience on latimes.com and on the Los Angeles Times Media Group's growing portfolio of digital properties. "Sean's talent, integrity and command of virtually every facet of online publishing have been crucial to latimes.
December 9, 1997
Robert N. Brisco has been named senior vice president of advertising and marketing and new business development for the Los Angeles Times, effective immediately. Brisco, 34, previously The Times' senior vice president of classified advertising sales and marketing, new business development and production operations, assumes responsibility for all advertising functions at The Times, which generates nearly $900 million in advertising revenue annually.
October 23, 1997
The Los Angeles Times has created three new vice president positions in its advertising and marketing division in order to organize the paper for future growth. Donna Freed, previously a director of advertising, has been promoted to vice president of advertising, responsible for national and entertainment advertising. Freed, 39, oversees The Times' extensive entertainment advertising business as well as its national sales offices and national sales staff in Los Angeles.