Saturday Night Magazine (U.S.)
|Publisher||Michael H. Ritter|
|Company||Andela Publishing, LLC.|
Saturday Night Magazine is a lifestyle and entertainment magazine created in 2004 at the University of Southern California by publisher and founder Michael Ritter. Saturday Night Magazine targets a readership of 18- to 29-year-olds through editorial coverage that includes: celebrities, fashion, sports, politics, music, technology, travel, careers, movies, video games, and comedy. The median age of its readers is 23. Past covers have featured celebrities and public figures such as: Katy Perry, Shenae Grimes, DJ AM, Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Sophia Bush, Rachel Bilson, Scarlett Johansson, Kristen Bell, Katie Couric, Audrina Patridge, Heidi Montag and Malin Åkerman. It can be found on college campuses in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Phoenix and Tucson, as well as at many off-campus retail locations. In November 2008, Saturday Night Magazine celebrated its 40th issue.
Saturday Night Magazine features
Saturday Night Magazine has a weekly section which outlines news and factoids as well as a "so over it" and "so into it" list.
"Destination Success" is the career section of Saturday Night Magazine. It focuses on the varying career paths and successes of up and coming talent, entrepreneurs, and trendsetters. Past issues have highlighted: Digg.com founder Kevin Rose, Juicycampus.com founder Matt Ivester, Lauren Bush, LinkedIn co-founder Allen Blue, E! Movie Correspondent Ben Lyons, Craigslist founder Craig Newmark and Pinkberry founder Young Lee.
"The Scene" is a monthly guide outlining the newest nightclubs, lounges, bars and restaurants in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tucson.
Each issue features a two-page interview with a musical artist. Previous artists featured include Gym Class Heroes, Tori Amos, Phantom Planet, Louis XIV, Death Cab for Cutie, Black Kids, Bloc Party, Steve Aoki, Hot Hot Heat, The Shins and Muse.
A themed monthly car section which breaks down the features, design and specs of new vehicles.
A six-page section featuring reviews of new TV shows, movies, gadgets, video games, DVDs, books and websites. Also includes giveaways and celebrity Q&As. Recent featured celebrities include Jorge Garcia, Jared Padalecki, Zach Gilford, Haylie Duff, Kellan Lutz, Aaron Yoo and Drake Bell.
"Last Laugh" is the comedy section of Saturday Night Magazine which is a photograph series accompanied by captions of comical situations.
Saturday Night Magazine online
Saturday Night Magazine's website (snmag.com) delivers daily updates, archived articles, extended editorial content and interactive extras including contests, giveaways, polls, photos and exclusive videos.
Annual issues include:
- September – Back to School
- October – Best of...
- Dec/Jan – Holiday Gift Guide
- February – Spring Break Travel Issue
- March – Careers Issue
- April – The Future of...
- June – Summer Movie Preview
- July – Swimsuit Issue