LOS ANGELES, CA (June 4, 2014) - Marvin Vasquez, Living Out Loud LA's publisher and chief executive officer named Yuri Shimoda editor-in-chief of Living Out Loud LA, effective today.
"I couldn't be more happy and proud to make this hire. There is no one else better suited for this position than Yuri Shimoda," said Vasquez. "She brings numerous years of experience to Living Out Loud LA. We look forward to not only growing as a company, but continuing to succeed in covering the best of entertainment, sports and lifestyle that Los Angeles has to offer with her at the helm of our exclusive editorial."
"I am proud to call Los Angeles my hometown and look forward to sharing all I know and love about the city through Living Out Loud LA online, and as it grows to a digital and print publication," added Shimoda.
About Yuri Shimoda
After graduating from USC's Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, Yuri started a music website with a group of friends that led to a job in street marketing for music, sports, gaming, fashion and other lifestyle brands. Throughout that time, she continued writing features and reviews for publications like Campus Circle Newspaper, where she spent eight years in marketing, design and editorial, culminating in tenures as managing editor and editor-in-chief. Yuri has been a contributor to Living Out Loud LA since its inception, while also running a site, Jigsaw Magazine, that focuses on music, film and other artists' favorite places in Los Angeles, which she is planning to turn into a hardcover alternative guide to the city.
About Living Out Loud
Living Out Loud (www.lol-la.com) is a premier media company that launched its first publication, Living Out Loud LA, in the summer of 2013. As well as offering daily entertainment news, the outlet supplies readers with information on Los Angeles events, lifestyle and culture through exclusive interviews, reviews and features. While original video content is currently being integrated to the site, initial Living Out Loud LA digital and print issues are coming soon.There is only one way to live life: Living Out Loud!
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