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NYLON Media Inc. Announces New Staff Appointments for NYLON and NYLON Guys

New York, NY—August 19, 2014— Michelle Lee, editor-in-chief of NYLON and NYLON Guys, has named three new senior staff members to her editorial team:

Patty Adams Martinez has been named Editor-at-Large.  She will oversee celebrity covers and work on feature articles for NYLON and NYLON Guys.   Adams Martinez comes to NYLON Media from a host of assignments with leading consumer magazines, including Seventeen and Rolling Stone.  She also recently worked with the New York Post and its high-fashion insert, Alexa.  Her writing credits include Cosmopolitan, Redbook and Ocean Drive, among others.  Her appointment is effective immediately.

Busra Erkara has been named Senior Editor.  She will work on feature articles reporting on pop culture and style for NYLON and NYLON Guys.  Most recently, Erkara was staff writer at BULLETT Media reporting on art and design, music, film and television, and food and travel for BULLETT’s web and tablet editions.   During her tenure with BULLETT Media, Erkara also served as e-commerce and special projects manager.  Her appointment is effective immediately.

Mickey Stanley also joins the editorial teams for NYLON and NYLON Guys as Senior Editor.  He will work on features, cultural coverage and style, as well as oversee a new contributors network for the NYLON Guys website. Stanley comes from Vanity Fair where he was editorial associate and contributing writer reporting on social and cultural issue for both the magazine and   He has also held positions at Men’s Vogue and ARTWEEK.  Stanley’s start date with NYLON is later this month.

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About NYLON Media Inc.

NYLON Media Inc. – NYLON magazine, NYLON Guys magazine,, and Socialyte -- is a leading international provider of fashion, beauty, music and pop culture content for today’s young Millennial It Girls and Guys.  Founded in 1999 with the launch of NYLON, the definitive downtown fashion magazine, today NYLON Media Inc.’s portfolio includes print, digital, social, e-commerce and event assets.  NYLON Media Inc. has a worldwide presence in the United States, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Mexico.  NYLON Media Inc. is backed by Diversis Capital LLC, a North American private equity firm founded in 2013 and lead by Chairman Marc Luzzatto.  For more information, go to

Tuesday, August 19, 2014