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  • Mary Melton

    Editor-in-Chief

    Melton came to Los Angeles magazine as a senior editor in 2000, became executive editor in 2002, and was named editor-in-chief in 2009. She has overseen the magazine’s theme issues, edited features and service stories, written personality profiles and popular culture pieces, and directed the launch of the magazine’s Web site, LAmag.com. Under her leadership, Los Angeles won two National Magazine Awards in 2011 from the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME)—for General Excellence and Feature Writing—the first in the magazine’s history. Two more ASME nominations followed in 2012. Prior to Los Angeles, Melton was an editor and writer at the Los Angeles Times Magazine, from 1995 until 2000. She began her journalism career as an intern at the L.A. Weekly, where she was later appointed managing editor. A fourth-generation Angeleno and a graduate of Hollywood High School, Melton holds a degree in history from UCLA. Follow her @MaryMeltonLA.

 

Big Shots: Eric Garcetti, Part One

In the first of a five-part episode, Los Angeles Editor-in-Chief Mary Melton speaks candidly with Mayor Eric Garcetti about disaster preparedness and the issues that keep him awake at night Read more...

Dr. Kristi Funk

The founder of the Pink Lotus Breast Center made international headlines when her patient Angelina Jolie divulged that she’d had a double mastectomy Read more...

Disaster Awareness: What the Boston Bombings and the London Soldier Attack Can Teach Us About Ourselves

You don't need to live in a big city to worry about unforeseen threats, manmade or otherwise. But you have to ask yourself: Would you run into the chaos, or would you have run away? Read more...



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