Huntington Woods resident Bryan Gottlieb, a former Huntington Woods-Berkley Patch contributor, has been named editor in chief of the Metro Times.
"We're thrilled to have Bryan join Metro Times in leading our editorial team," publisher Chris Sexson said in a press release. "He brings great experience, energy and a passion for this city."
Gottlieb most recently was the creator and editor of Red Thread magazine, a monthly news and lifestyles periodical published by the owner of the Detroit Jewish News, according to the press release.
His other accomplishments include the following, the release states.
- Earning a bachelor's degree from Boston University and a master's degree from the University of California Los Angeles.
- Running newsroom operations for several community newspapers in the L.A. area.
- Daily business reporting in San Diego.
- Covering the Internet advertising industry for Adweek magazine in New York.
Gottlieb's Patch profile also notes that he and his wife Amy, an attorney, have three children. He was born in Detroit and great up in West Bloomfield, according to the Metro Times press release.
"Metro Times enjoys a unique position in Detroit's media landscape because of its 'alt' moniker," Gottlieb wrote in an email to Crain's. "The latitude our readers grant us in how we choose to craft our stories has always been attractive to me, both as a journalist and a reader."