San Diego magazine is acquired by former food writer Troy Johnson and his wife. Troy and Claire Johnson, seen here on Newport Avenue in Ocean Beach, are the new majority owners of San Diego Magazine, a 73-year-old publication. Fitzpatrick, former president and CEO of %26 and editor of San Diego magazine, and Milt and Frank Jones, owners of Desert Publications Inc. based in Palm Springs, California, and regional titles across the West, today announced an agreement to acquire the assets of San Diego Magazine Publishing Co.
I want to put it in San Diego Magazine along with a story about Alicia Keys, with photos of her house in La Jolla and an analysis of its magical architecture by Wallace Cunningham. I want to have Abel, Alicia and Wallace together on a podcast, to film videos of them living their lives in San Diego, to talk about the problems facing their city and about their favorite tacos. Staff designers also helped produce “personalized media,” including the biannual San Diego Visitor's Guide (for the local travel agency), Healthy Kids (for Rady Children's Hospital) and Salute Journal (for the Hall of Champions sports museum). Nelson said San Diego Magazine evolved as reader attention and the advertising business evolved Blair also pointed to the magazine's Best Restaurants surveys and the annual “People to Watch” list, a select group of San Diegans who are expected to make news, if not waves, during the next year.
San Diego Magazine, the oldest urban magazine in the United States, has announced its closure and has laid off all its staff. But if we can offer a home to a handful and other media and creative brands hire a handful, we can stop San Diego's creative brain drain. San Diego Magazine, the venerable chronicler of local culture and “guide to the good life in San Diego”, folds after 72 years, with April being its last issue. With the generous support of readers like you, Times of San Diego publishes timely and accurate news for a better-informed community.
San Diego Magazine is a multi-platform media company covering food, art and culture, travel, health and wellness, social progress, and life in San Diego County. Founded in 1948 by married couple Ed and Gloria Self as editors and editors, San Diego Magazine featured some of the region's best writers and critics, including former San Diego Union sports editor Tom Cushman and restaurant critic David W.