The Advocate Names Lucas Grindley Editor in Chief

A promotion.

Here Media has named Lucas Grindley editor in chief of The Advocate.

Grindley—who was named LGBT Journalist of The Year by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association—will continue in his role as Here Media’s editorial director and senior vp.

“Lucas exemplifies the best of 21st-century journalism,” said Here Media CEO Paul Colichman, in an announcement. “His keen mind, social media savvy, and digital acumen have transformed The Advocate into a model of multiplatform content delivery.”

Grindley succeeds Matthew Breen, who served as editor in chief for the past six and a half years.