From an LA perspective, the most pertinent aspect of today’s announcement from Emmis Publishing is contained in the very last paragraph. There, we are reminded that Mary Melton (pictured) is a “fourth-generation Angeleno.” Very impressive.

Melton, the well-liked EIC of Los Angeles magazine, is adding a weighty concurrent title to her resume: vp/editorial director of Emmis Publishing, her parent company, based in Indianapolis. From today’s announcement:

“In Mary, we are continuing the tradition of exceptional journalistic leadership,” Greg Loewen, president of Emmis Publishing, said. “We are thrilled Mary will take on a broader, company-wide role overseeing the editorial content of our award-winning city and regional magazines.”

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