Nevada Magazine hires two staff |

Nevada Magazine hires two staff

(Appeal Capitol Bureau) Nevada Magazine has named Matt Brown of Reno associate editor and Carson Valley graphic designer and photographer Matt Smith as art director.

Tourism Director Bruce Bommarito said Brown, 24, has been a copy editor, writer and sports reporter, who also has experience in design and Internet publication. As associate editor, he will write stories for the bimonthly magazine, manage freelance writers, and assist editor Joyce Hollister.

Smith, 44, operated his own graphic design business, Design Smith, for the past nine years. He is an experienced art director and photographer who also worked in publishing, retail advertising and corporate communications before taking the job directing of Nevada Magazine’s artistic and graphics design.

“We are proud to welcome two new staff members who possess the broad journalistic and technological skills and experience of Matt Brown and Matt Smith,” Hollister said. “Our readers around the world will benefit from their expertise as we seek to enrich the Nevada experience through the pages of Nevada Magazine.”