Editor of Vegas Inc. laid off
Richard Pérez-Feria, who joined the Las Vegas Sun a year ago and overhauled its business magazine, has been laid off, according to a Las Vegas Review-Journal story.
Pérez-Feria has a long career in media. At People en Español, Pérez-Feria overhauled the nation’s best-selling Spanish-language magazine, making it a critical and commercial success. Previously, Pérez-Feria was senior vice president of Editorial and Entertainment at República, a Miami-based advertising, interactive and branding agency. There, he focused on the firm’s Web and media projects, entertainment, sports and celebrity clients.
Before People en Español, Pérez-Feria was editor-in-chief of San Francisco city magazine 7×7, where he concurrently was an editorial consultant to the San Francisco Chronicle’s Sunday magazine, working directly with Editor Phil Bronstein. In 2000, Pérez-Feria was Weider Publications’ vice president of Editorial and Creative Services, overseeing the publishing company’s New York City-based specialty division.
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