In interview #37 of Always the Journey TV, Executive Director Angela H. Brown joins host Jason Woodland to discuss her roles at SLUG Magazine and Craft Lake City.
Angela H. Brown has published SLUG (SaltLakeUnderGround) Magazine for the past 20 years. During that time, Brown launched slugmag.com, a bi-weekly podcast, SLUG Soundwaves, and created dozens of successful SLUG Magazine community events.
The magazine’s combined digital and print circulation reaches over 65,000 readers each month. Brown has been the recipient of The Josephine Zimmerman Pioneer in Journalism Award from Utah’s chapter of the society of professional journalists.
In 2009, Brown started Craft Lake City, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization recognized for showcasing Utah’s handmade community with the annual Craft Lake City Do-It-Yourself Festival.
This three-day DIY festival features over 250 local artisans, a STEM building, 50 local performers on two stages and attracts more than 20,000 attendees each year. In her spare time, Brown loves to print silver gelatin images in her photographic darkroom, run outdoors and volunteer for various local committees and advisory boards.
In 2018, Brown was honored as a Distinguished Alum from the Salt Lake Community College. In 2019, Brown was cited by Utah Business Magazine as one of 30 “Women To Watch.”
About SLUG Mag: An Acronym for Salt Lake UnderGround, SLUG Magazine is an alternative monthly publication covering music, arts, culture, lifestyle, LGBTQ+, BIPOC communities and more in Salt Lake City. SLUG’s mission is to amplify Salt Lake City’s thriving alternative and underrepresented music, arts, lifestyle and events subcultures with thoughtful media coverage and exclusive event curation.
About Craft Lake City: Craft Lake City® is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. Craft Lake City strives to further define the term “Craft,” broadening the definition to encompass all things handmade.
Click here to watch the entire interview. Recorded remotely on December 30, 2020.