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Contributor Writers, Reporters, Correspondents and Photographers Wanted

March 8, 2012 by  
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Diversity News Magazine,
 an award winning consumer news magazine covering News, Entertainment, Fashion, Features, Awards, Movies, Concerts, Sports, Red Carpet Events and much more is looking for Contributor Writers, Reporters, Correspondents and Photographers.

In 2011 Diversity News Magazine reached over 19.5 million readers, views, and hits by the end of the year. Now is reaching an average of 2.5 millions per month. Diversity News Magazine is also partner with NBC Universal and ABC Television.

The Contributor Writers, Reporters, Correspondents and Photographers will be covering local, state, national and international news and entertainment events, including breaking news.

Any one interested must email links of published stories, a headshot, resume and short bio to: editor@diversitynewsmagazine.com

It is very important the all applicants must write as 3rd person and to remember that this is an access, credit and byline opportunity only (Please see flyer for more information).

Here are some STATICS about our media coverage:
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The reports starts from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011. Also, demographic data shows that the top 25 countries that are reading our magazine are: 1. USA, 2. Canada, 3. United Kingdom, 4. India, 5. Philippines, 6. Australia, 7. France, 8. Germany, 9. Brazil, 10. Ireland, 11. Malaysia, 12. Mexico, 13. Italy, 14. Turkey, 15. Netherlands, 16. Indonesia, 17. Spain, 18. Thailand, 19. Russia, 20. Pakistan, 21. Poland, 22. Japan, 23. Greece, 24. Romania and 25. Singapore.

As of 12-31-2011, Diversity News Magazine has reached close to 19.5 million readers, views, and hits per the entire year with the help of the top 25 referring sites like: 1. Google.com, 2. Facebook.com, 3. Yahoo.com, 4. Stumbleupon.com, 5. Linkedin.com, 6. Bing.com, 7. AOL.com, 8. Current.com, 9. YouTube.com, 10. DiversityNewsPublications.com, 11. Examiner.com, 12. Zimbio.com, 13. Laspotlight.net, 14. Digg.com, 15. Imdb.com, 16. Stevenescobar.blogspot.com, 17. Ripoffreport.com, 18. 700radio.blogspot.com, 19. aidswalk.net, 20. thebiznessmagazine.org, 21. christinedevine.com, 22. thewtv.com, 23. westhollywood.patch.com, 24. twitter.com and 25. eeriedigest.com
Read more at http://diversitynewsmagazine.com/2012/01/diversity-news-magazine-year-in-review-top-11-stories-of-2011/

Diversity News Publications
The reports starts from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011. Also, demographic data shows that the top 25 countries that are reading our magazine are: 1. USA, 2. United Kingdom, 3. Canada, 4. Brazil, 5. Australia, 6. Germany, 7. France, 8. Philippines, 9. India, 10. Netherlands, 11. Italy, 12. Mexico, 13. Russia, 14. Spain, 15. Poland, 16. Indonesia, 17. Thailand, 18. Ukraine, 19. Malaysia, 20. Turkey, 21. Belgium, 22. Sweden, 23. Ireland, 24. Romania and 25. Portugal.
As of 12-31-2011, Diversity News Publications has reached close to 21.5 million readers,views, and hits per the entire year with the help of the top 25 referring sites like: 1. Google.com, 2. Facebook.com, 3. Yahoo.com, 4. Bing.com, 5. Stumbleupon.com, 6. Current.com, 7. Linkedin.com, 8. Aol.com, 9. Twitter.com, 10. Ask.com, 11. Huffingtonpost.com, 12. Wikipedia.org, 13. YouTube.com, 14. Mywebsearch.com, 15. Examiner.com, 16. Diversitynewsmagazine.com, 17. Adamtopia.com, 18. Fiveminutephotos.wordpress.com, 19. Estergoldberg.com, 20. Philjones2.wordpress.com, 21. Diversitynewshollywood.blogspot.com, 22. Fyentertainment.livejournal.com, 23. Actorsreporter.com, 24. Digg.com and 25. Khitschicago.radio.com
Read more at http://diversitynewspublications.com/2012/01/diversity-news-publications-presents-year-in-review-top-11-stories-of-2011/

About Executive Editor-In-Chief Esteban “Steven” Escobar: Esteban A. Escobar (born in El Salvador, Central America on September 6th) is an American journalist, reporter, editor, columnist, writer, producer, director, publicist and philantropist. Esteban is known as Steven Escobar. He is the Executive Editor-In-Chief of Diversity News Magazine, an online consumer news magazine that is visited by more than a million visitors per month while growing each day. Esteban Steven Escobar is also the President of Diversity News Publications, a news/entertainment multimedia and public relations firm in Hollywood, CA. Steven Escobar is also the director and producer of Diversity News TV from Diversity News Productions. Steven Escobar owns E.E.Enterprises and an affiliate of The Diversity News Family of Companies. Steven Escobar is also the official Hollywood and Los Angeles County Events Examiner for Examiner.com and contributor for Yahoo.com distributed via Yahoo Voices. Steven Escobar also gives back to the community by helping charities, and since 2003 to the present, he has been raising money and awareness for AIDS Walk LA benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles. In 2011, Steven was nominated for The Shorty Awards. Steven Escobar currently resides in Los Angeles County in the City of Hollywood, CA. For more information visit http://www.stevenescobar.blogspot.com/ or http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4164655/

About Diversity News Magazine: Is an award winning consumer news magazine covering News, Entertainment, Fashion, Features, Awards, Movies, Concerts, Sports, Red Carpet Events and much more.  It is another venue for advertisers to advertise their products or services on the Classified and Display pages. The purpose of the magazine is to educate and inform its diverse community world wide and focusing on local, national, and international News, Entertainment, Features, Sports and, more importantly, newsworthy items that would be of interest to our audience. In 2009, Diversity News was nominated for The Wake Up Award, The WEHO Awards and on April 2011 received Exoti Media Award. For more information visit http://www.diversitynewsmagazine.com/

About Diversity News Publications: Founded in 2003 Diversity News Publications, is a news/entertainment multimedia and public relations firm specialized in Advertising, Design, Marketing, Printing & Public Relations services who combines all sources in one. Diversity News Publications is the publisher of Diversity News Magazine and owns Diversity News TV, Diversity News Radio, Diversity News Productions and many more. For more information visit http://www.diversitynewspublications.com and www.diversitynewspublications.blogspot.com/

BREAKING NEWS: Lindsay Lohan Sentenced to 120 Days Jail Time

April 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Breaking News, Celebrities, Laws, News

CBS Los Angeles reports that Actress Lindsay Lohan has been ordered taken into custody after a judge has ruled the actress violated her probation in the theft of a necklace from a Venice jewelry store.
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Lohan, whose grand theft case was just reduced to a misdemeanor charge, has been fighting the accusation that she stole the necklace from the store, Kamofie & Co. Lohan has claimed she borrowed the $2,500 necklace with the knowledge of the store’s owners.

A judge sentenced the actress to 120 days in jail for violating her probation, which includes also 480 hours of community service.

Attorney are preparing an immediate appeal, after which the judge can grant bail. Lohan will likely be freed on bail.


A misdemeanor charge carries a potential penalty of a year in jail. A trial for the misdemeanor charge has been tentatively set for June 3.

Kamofie & Company is located at 1350 Abbot Kinney, suite 102 • Venice, CA 90291.

Source: http://losangeles.cbslocal.com

Photo credit to: Koi Sojer / PR Photos


Editor’s Note: We contacted via email Kamofie & Co asking for their reacting to the judge ruling. We will update story posting as soon we heard from representatives of the company.

F.Y.I.: Sources to Diversity News Magazine tell us that she will not be the total 120 days in jail, she may just get 1 week. What do you think? Please leave your comments. Thanks


Neil Portnow Contract Extended Through 2015 By The Recording Academy

March 25, 2011 by  
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Neil PortnowOn March 24, 2011 The Board of Trustees of The Recording Academy® announced it has  extended President/CEO Neil Portnow’s contract through 2015, it was announced by Chair of the Board George P. Flanigen IV.
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At its semi-annual meeting in November 2010, the Board voted unanimously to keep Portnow at the helm of the nonprofit music membership organization for four more years. Portnow became President of The Academy in December 2002, and was promoted to President/CEO in September 2007.


“Neil’s extensive experience and relationships across all aspects of the music and entertainment business combined with his collaborative, inclusive spirit are just a few of the qualities that make him an exceptional leader,” said Flanigen. “As a member and volunteer elected leader of The Academy for more than 25 years, and as musician himself, he has an innate understanding of the needs of our constituents and how best to serve them — especially in an ever-evolving industry. He continues to innovate and expand the scope of programs, events, and services we offer regionally, nationally and internationally, always advancing The Academy’s profile and mission and always with its best interests at heart. Neil’s vision, humility, compassion, and creativity have served the organization well, and I, along with our Board, look forward to continuing to work alongside him.”


“It is truly an honor and a privilege to have the continued confidence and support of our Board in steering and guiding this remarkable organization,” said Portnow. “Along with our extraordinary staff, and elected leaders from across the country, we will continue to raise the bar on the level of excellence and achievement that can be attained by our Academy with a spirit of collaboration, diligence, and innovation on behalf of and for the betterment of our creative community, both domestically and globally.”

In addition to being President/CEO of The Recording Academy, Portnow also is President/CEO of MusiCares® and the GRAMMY Foundation®, as well as Chair of the Board of The GRAMMY Museum®.
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Portnow will continue to serve as the lead executive of The Recording Academy, working closely with the Board of Trustees and its Chair, as well as The Academy’s senior management team to advance the organization’s goals and purpose, including the creative and strategic vision and the operations of The Academy and its related entities (the GRAMMYAwards, the Latin GRAMMY Awards, The Latin Recording Academy®, MusiCares, the GRAMMY Foundation, the GRAMMY Museum, the Producers & Engineers Wing, and other programs). Additionally, he will continue to represent The Academy to its many constituents and partners; serve as a trusted and important industry leader on issues relating to the music industry — including participation in national caucuses, seminars and similar events; and provide service/counsel to key domestic and international industry-related organizations. In keeping with The Academy’s position as an advocate for its constituents, Portnow will develop and manage strategic advocacy positions at the national, state and local levels — both governmental and within music and its related industries.

Portnow has served The Academy as a volunteer leader in a variety of roles, both locally and nationally, for more than 25 years. He was Senior Vice President of West Coast Operations for the Zomba Group of Companies (including Jive Records and Zomba Music Publishing), responsible for the overall vision and direction of Zomba’s businesses  on the West Coast, including sales and marketing, corporate and talent acquisitions, and management of all of Zomba’s creative talent, the Film and Television Music Division, Zomba Music Services, Segue Music, and Ingenuity Entertainment. Prior to Zomba, he was Vice President of A&R at EMI America Records; Vice President/General Manager West Coast Arista Records; and President, Twentieth Century Fox Records. He began his career as a musician, record producer, and music publisher. In 2003, he was honored with City of Hope’s Spirit of Life Award, the highest philanthropic honor bestowed upon an individual by the world-renowned cancer treatment and research center. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from George Washington University.


About The Recording Academy:
Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY Awards — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, join the organization’s social networks as a Twitter follower at www.twitter.com/thegrammys, a Facebook fan at www.facebook.com/thegrammys, and aYouTube channel subscriber at www.youtube.com/thegrammys.

Photo Courtesy of The Recording Academy & Photo By Jordan Strauss/Wire Image