February 26, 2010 at 10:33 am EST | by Kevin Naff
Brown Naff Pitts Omnimedia, Inc. purchases Washington Blade assets

Brown Naff Pitts Omnimedia, Inc., doing business as DCAgenda, proudly announced today that it acquired the assets of the Washington Blade, the nation’s oldest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) newspaper including, but not limited to, any and all rights to exclusive use of the name The Washington Blade including copyright and trademark rights and the more than forty (40) year print and electronic archive.

“We are relieved that the Blade’s long history of quality, award-winning journalism will be preserved and accessible to the public,” said Lynne Brown of Brown Naff Pitts Omnimedia and publisher of DCAgenda.

Brown, along with former Blade publisher, Kevin Naff, and former Blade, senior sales executive, Brian Pitts, founded Brown Naff Pitts Omnimedia to chronicle local, national, and international news of interest to the LGBT community when the Blade ceased publication on November 16, 2009. DCAgenda has published weekly since November 20, 2009.

Glen H. Ackerman, Esq., of Ackerman Legal PLLC, represented Brown Naff Pitts Ominmedia in the transaction.

For additional information, contact Lynne Brown, Brown Naff Omnimedia, Inc. and publisher of DCAgenda at 202.747.2077 extention 8075, or via e-mail at lbrown@www.washingtonblade.com.

Kevin Naff is the editor and a co-owner of the Washington Blade, the nation’s oldest and most acclaimed LGBT news publication, founded in 1969.

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