Jackie Saril, 914-393-7043
For STAR JONES
Brad Zeifman, 212-972-0277
TV Personality to Bring Cache to Luxury Affluent African American Title
(BLACK PR WIRE) (December 15, 2010) NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- UPTOWN Magazine, the only luxury lifestyle publication for affluent African Americans, announced that attorney, television personality, former prosecutor, political insider, philanthropist and bestselling author Star Jones has joined as Editor-at-Large, effective immediately. Founded in 2004, Uptown Magazine delivers fashion, lifestyle, political and entertainment content specifically created for this previously hard to reach demographic.
Jones first UPTOWN editorial contribution to the publication will be in the first ever Weddings and Travel special issue available on newsstands January 20. She will make her on-line debut in late December. Among her Editor-at-Large duties, Jones will act as a contributor with a regular column as well as writing political, entertainment and celebrity feature stories.
I'm thrilled to be part of this prominent publication. My new role will allow me to speak to this unique and important group by giving the Uptown readers something to think about, talk about and act upon in each issue," said Jones.
I have known Star since she was a prosecutor and I now look forward to her contributing her skill and personality to Uptown, said Brett Wright, UPTOWNs Chief Creative Officer.
We are so pleased to have the illustrious Ms. Jones on our staff, said UPTOWN Editor-in-Chief Keija Minor. As an accomplished attorney and television personality, Star represents UPTOWNs readers and will bring added star power to our consumers.
Star Jones has dedicated her professional career to offering a fresh perspective to the days most talked about crime and justice, political and sociological issues from the worlds of news, entertainment, politics and pop culture. Jones, a lawyer by trade, is best known to television viewers for her candor, confidence and uncanny ability to clarify muddy legal and social issues. Her knowledge of the law and talent for television has won her critical acclaim as a news and legal correspondent, television host and social commentator.
About Uptown Media
Founded in 2004, Uptown Media Group is the only luxury lifestyle company targeting the Affluent African American (AAA) Market. UPTOWN Magazine affords luxury purveyors the broadest access to this highly sought-after demographic. Uptown Media Group, LLC offers traditional and innovative strategies, including UPTOWN Magazine (published eight times per year with NYC, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington DC, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Detroit and National editions); interactive website UPTOWNmagazine.com,lifestyle guide UPTOWNsocial and Uptown's signature events.
UPTOWN Magazine is available by subscription at UPTOWNmagazine.com and on national newsstands, including Hudson News. UPTOWN Magazine, a toast to Luxury, Lifestyle and Living.
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Source: UPTOWN Media