Voice Media Group
Voice Media Group (VMG) is an American privately held media company headquartered in Denver, CO. VMG owns 11 alternative newspapers across the country. These offerings extend across print, mobile and web.
Properties include the Village Voice, LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Houston Press, Dallas Observer, Riverfront Times, Miami New Times, Minneapolis City Pages, Broward New Times, and OC Weekly, as well as Voice Places, a site for local discovery.
VMG was founded in September 2012, when Village Voice Media executives Scott Tobias, Christine Brennan and Jeff Mars bought Village Voice Media's papers and web properties from its founders. Classifieds web site Backpage.com was not part of the sale.
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