Hour Media Group acquires Pasadena Magazine

For Immediate Release

Contact: Christopher Schulz

Hour Media Group acquires Pasadena Magazine

TROY, MI (Dec. 21, 2017) – Hour Media Group announces the acquisition of Pasadena Magazine, the bi-monthly city magazine of record for the diverse, historically rich and culturally vibrant region that includes Pasadena, San Marino, Arcadia and the San Gabriel Valley.

With its recent acquisition, Hour Media Group and its related entities now publish more than 132 proprietary magazines and custom titles across the country.

“We are delighted to add this great brand to our roster of fine California-based publications including Los Angeles Magazine, Orange Coast, Sacramento Magazine, and Sierra Living,” said Hour Media President, John Balardo. “With the resources of Hour Media, we look forward to expanding Pasadena Magazine’s already significant presence in the marketplace.”

Balardo has also announced that Christopher Schulz, Publisher of Orange Coast, will also serve as Publisher of Pasadena Magazine. Cuyler Gibbons will remain with the magazine as Editor-in-Chief.

Since 2007, Pasadena Magazine has told the story of Southern California’s most fascinating community with the highest quality journalism and photography.

“It has been an honor to have been the steward of this well-respected magazine for over a decade,” said Mark Hulme, Chairman of Five Star Media. “We are very pleased to have found the perfect strategic buyer to build on the legacy of this established brand.”

About Hour Media Group and its related entities

Hour Media Group and its related entities are multi-media companies that publish and produce more than 132 magazines and custom titles, 37 consumer websites, and 65 shows and events throughout the United States. Hour Media Group is recognized as an influential publisher of city, regional and custom publications, including the marquee titles, Atlanta Magazine, Cincinnati Magazine, Hour Detroit, Los Angeles Magazine, Minnesota Monthly, Naples Illustrated, Orange Coast, Palm Beach Illustrated, and Sacramento Magazine. The company has offices in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, and Ohio, with more than 300 employees across the country.