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EXCLUSIVE: LA Weekly Music Editor Steps Down

Gustavo Turner will be stepping down as music editor of the LA Weekly on May 20th. He is not, however, falling off the masthead. Turner will stay with the paper as a contributing writer. Assistant music editor Rebecca Haithcoat will become acting music editor once Turner retires the post.

Gustavo Turner with David Lynch. Photo by Sean Teegarden.

Turner’s email to colleagues is after the jump:

From: Gustavo Turner
Subject: Music Editor’s Gustavo Goodbye/Contributing Writer Gustavo’s Hello!

Hey gang–

Just wanted to let all of you know that effective May 20th I’ll be stepping
down as Music Editor of the LA Weekly.

I will still be very much around and you’ll continue seeing my byline as a
Contributing Writer to the paper. My email will still be
[CENSORED], so drop a line whenever you have some writing
contributions you might need done, or to go out for a drink, or just to say
“hi!”

Best to all of you–

Gustavo.

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