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Erika Anderson

Erika Anderson

Publisher, LA Magazine

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Erika Anderson is publisher of Los Angeles magazine. She manages the company’s business departments, including advertising sales, marketing, publicity, production, circulation, digital, event production and custom publishing. Since her return to Los Angeles magazine and Emmis Communications in 2010, she and her team have re-launched lamag.com, focused on substantive thought-leader content, and expanded custom publishing partnerships to include programs with entities such as LA Tourism and USC. Prior to returning to the magazine, she was with Time Inc, working on brands such as LIFE magazine, GOLF magazine and GOLF.com. Her first experience with Emmis Communications was running their west coast national sales division, ending with two years as advertising director for Los Angeles magazine. A second-generation Angeleno, she enjoys LA’s outdoors as an avid hiker and competitive rower. She is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara with a BA in English, and is married to Mike Kemmerer, a marriage and family therapist.