Lesley McKenzie Tapped as Editor-in-Chief of Angeleno

Congrats on the spiffy new gig, Lesley McKenzie.

The Country’s Largest Publisher of City Magazines Adds to its Los Angeles Team

LOS ANGELES, California March 2, 2011–Modern Luxury Media’s Vice President of Editorial, Beth Weitzman, announced Lesley McKenzie has been named the Editor-in-Chief of Angeleno magazine. McKenzie comes to Modern Luxury from Niche Media, where she was the Deputy Editor of Los Angeles Confidential for two years. Prior to this, she served as Managing Editor of several Niche Media titles including Michigan Avenue, which she helped successfully launch. McKenzie holds an undergraduate degree in international relations from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a master’s degree in journalism from New York University. “We are excited to have a seasoned journalist like Lesley join our team. Her experience in both magazine and newspaper journalism will help us tremendously as we grow our footprint in LA,” said Alan Klein, Group Publisher for Modern Luxury and Publisher of Angeleno.

About Modern Luxury Media: Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Modern Luxury Media is the country’s largest publisher of city magazines, publishing 28 titles in the top 12 U.S. luxury markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta,Washington, DC, Miami, San Diego, Orange County and Hawaii.