Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2017-03-22
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor

  PRESS RELEASES

Windy City Media Group Launches Video Channel, New and Unique Online Content
2009-03-04

facebook twitter google +1 reddit email


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Tracy Baim

773-387-2394

publisher@windycitymediagroup.com

www.WindyCityMediaGroup.com

CHICAGO -- Windy City Media Group, which publishes Chicago's most established and honored gay media, has launched a new video channel, QueerTVNetwork.com, as part of a new push to providing unique online content for the LGBT community.

In addition to daily breaking news on the www.WindyCityMediagroup.com Web site, WCMG reporters are now armed with video cameras to send in video reports from news, entertainment and bar events. Senior reporter Emmanuel Garcia and Nightspots Managing Editor Kirk Williamson are the primary video editors, but reports will be filed from a wide range of reporters.

The video channel will provide enhanced coverage of LGBT Chicago issues. Linked from the WCMG home page, the channel will enhance the articles and photo coverage online and in print. The video channel has been added as part of an all-new Web site design spearheaded by Materville Studios in Chicago.

Another addition to the WCMG family is the most popular gossip columnist in the gay media world, Billy Masters, who reports on a wide range of entertainment-related stories. Masters can be read in print and online, plus he can also be heard as a frequent guest on WindyCityQueercast.com .

Windy City Times, WCMG's flagship publication, continues to provide strong weekly print coverage, with dozens of additional articles adding to its online content. Nightspots, WCMG's 19-year-old bar publication, is now biweekly in print, supplemented by online photos and video reports from the bars.

A final new addition to the WCMG Web site are links to Web blogs created by staff writers and contributors to the WCMG family of LGBT media. Blogs by Publisher Tracy Baim, Kirk Williamson, Queercast co-hosts Alexandra Billings and Stephen Rader, in addition to a growing family of related blogs, will be easily accessed through the WCMG home page.


facebook twitter google +1 reddit email




Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

City Council to open meetings for public comment 2017-03-22 - Following a 2016 lawsuit from gay-rights activists, city lawyers, on March 17, said that they would not appeal a ruling forcing public comment ...


Gay News

Windy City Gay Chorus, Windy City Treble Quire to perform Faure's Requiem 2017-03-02 - Chicago, IL — Windy City Gay Chorus and Windy City Treble Quire perform Faure's Requiem under Artistic Director Dr. Eric Esparza in back-to-back ...


Gay News

Pride parade gets new name in city listings 2017-02-27 - Chicago's 2017 Pride Parade has a new official name. The event will be listed with the city as the "LGBTQ Pride Parade," according ...


Gay News

In race for Atlanta City Council President Alex Wan gains Victory Fund endorsement 2017-02-15 - Atlanta, February 15, 2017 — Atlanta City Councilmember Alex Wan, who is seeking the second-highest elected position in Atlanta government, Atlanta City Council ...


Gay News

SAVOR Latinicity/Pata Negra 2017-02-15 - Variety is the spice of life. That's the idea behind Latinicity Food Hall and Lounge ( 108 N. State St.; Latinicity.com ), described ...


Gay News

Theater spotlight on Magic City, Critic's Picks 2017-01-25 - Theater spotlight Chicago Children's Theatre inaugurates is 149-seat Pritzker Family Studio Theatre with Magic City, a world-premiere collaboration with the acclaimed multimedia puppetry ...


Gay News

'Empire' actor at City Winery on Feb. 1 2017-01-25 - City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph St., will present a star-studded celebration for legendary American author, activist and thinker Langston Hughes' 115th birthday ...


Gay News

Windy City Times releases 2004 tapes of Obama during Senate campaign 2017-01-12 - Two audio tapes from Barack Obama's campaign for U.S. Senate from Illinois have been released by Windy City Times newspaper. The audio is ...


Gay News

Chicago rapper/ally depicts city's realities in new music video 2017-01-10 - Mike Parrish, also known as rapper/hip-hop artist and comedic lyricist Mikey to the P, loves Chicago and in his newly released music video ...


Gay News

Happy Holidays from your pets and Windy City Times 2016-12-20 - Enjoy Windy City Times' annual photo gallery of pets in holiday finery. ...


 



Copyright © 2017 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 

Sponsor


Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage



About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.