June 04, 2003 04:56pm
AVN Magazine Names Doug Lawrence as Gay and Bi Managing Editor
by: Company Press Release
(CHATSWORTH, CA) -- AVN Media Networks has appointed adult industry veteran Doug Lawrence as Gay and Bi Managing Editor for AVN magazine, the leading independent authority in adult entertainment.
Lawrence joins Tim Connelly, newly appointed AVN publisher and editor, which whom he worked at Knight Publishing over the last seven years. "Doug brings with him a great skill in nurturing relationships with the movie studios as well as raising the bar editorially. We expect that his work on the GayVN Annual Buyers Guide will solidify its reputation as the benchmark and bible of the industry. Count on it," Connelly said.
A publicist early in his career, Lawrence later worked for Larry Flynt Publications in various editorial positions for 12 years, before joining Knight Publishing, where he served as the editor of the monthly Adam Gay Video XXX Showcase and the Annual Adam Gay Video Directory.
"One of my big interests is finding out what the gay film studios really need in terms of editorial coverage," said Lawrence of his new position with AVN. "I want to build on existing relationships and expand our outreach to new companies as they are established." Doug Lawrence can be contacted at Doug@AVN.com.
AVN Online is part of the AVN Media Network and is the leading independent authority in adult entertainment on the Internet. AVN Media Network also includes the monthly magazine AVN, the leading adult industry trade shows Adult Entertainment Expo and Internext, the consumer expo Erotica L.a. And the Website AVN.com, which is the premiere source of adult industry information online. It also hosts the annual AVN Awards ceremony every January in Las Vegas. For more information visit AVN.com or email PR@AVN.com.
Contact: Patti Rogers, 2-2-338-0050, PR@AVN.com