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944 Media Quits Las Vegas, Packs Bags for Los Angeles

The Scottsdale-based publisher of monthly fashion and entertainment magazines in nine major U.S. markets is moving its headquarters to Los Angeles, supposedly to be closer to a larger pool of creative talent, according to the company’s chief executive. 

944 Media LLC hopes to complete their move by the end of April. 

Chief executive Marc Lotenberg said many staff members will be offered a chance to relocate to Los Angeles, while others will be laid off. He said the company employs about 100 people, but wouldn’t say how many could be affected by the pending move. 

Lotenberg founded 944 magazine in 2001 after graduating from Arizona State University with a business degree in supply chain management. 

Lotenberg opened similar publications in Las Vegas, San Diego, Miami, Los Angeles, Houston, Orange County and San Francisco. 

Last year, 944 Media acquired Six Degrees magazines in Las Vegas, Miami, Detroit and Atlanta. Six Degrees publications in Las Vegas and Miami were merged with 944 publications in those cities and the company launched new 944 magazines in Detroit and Atlanta, Lotenberg said. 

The company also publishes an annual commemorative sports lifestyle magazine called Game.

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Hooray to Sally Steele & VEGAS ROCKS! Magazine, Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

How time zooms by at warp speed when you’re passionate in what you do and have a never say die attitude.  Success is the tasty fruit of victory.  Just ask Sally Steele, publisher for VEGAS ROCKS! magazine.  Fighting the grasp of corporate Las Vegas biggies that apparently enjoy swooping in for the media kills and “friends” that say she couldn’t pull it off, Steele has squashed her detractors and beaten all odds and is now celebrating five years in business in Las Vegas.  Way to go, Sally! SallySteele

The once jilted bride and single mother, with no prior experience in publishing, made bank for her and her children by driving limousines in the wee hours and backstreets of Vegas.  But, during it all, the dream and passion of publishing a Las Vegas rock n’ roll music magazine remained uppermost in her mind and actions. 

Celebrating her achievement while recognizing those many supporters and true friends who have steadfastly believed in her and given so much, Steele is having a blow-out fifth anniversary rock n’ roll party like no other on August 29.  The best rockers will be on hand to wish her well.  You’re invited to come out and join in on all the fun and great music. 

For more details, please visit www.clubzone.com/events/las_vegas/132773/premierclublv or www.VegasRocks.com to buy tickets online. 

Congratulations, Sally, Las Vegas Backstage Access wishes you all the best and continued success!

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