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Press Release: City Brand Media Announces Partnership with Columnist Barry Kluger

Kluger will author a weekly column titled Klugertown.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Dec. 4, 2015) – City Brand Media, LLC, a leading media, publishing and management company, is pleased to announce the addition of Barry Kluger as a Syndicated Feature Columnist.

Kluger’s column, titled Klugertown, will be located on the homepage of the 140+ City(dot)com brands in the City Brand Media national network, and will be viewed on average by more than one million visitors per month. Klugertown will launch in January 2016.

Barry Kluger is a featured blogger for Huffington Post,, SixtyandMe, and served as a weekly columnist for the Arizona Republic’s Scottsdale edition for seven years. He has appeared as a guest columnist for USA Today, Newsday, New Haven Register, and other national publications. Additionally, Kluger has held senior posts at MTV Networks, USA Networks and has owned his own PR agency since 1998.

“I am thrilled to join City Brand Media and launch Klugertown as a weekly column where I can write about everything from the absurd to the acerbic, with a touch of humor and conscience,” said Kluger. “I am honored that City Brand Media feels I have something of interest to share with its audience.”

In addition to Klugertown, the Syndicated Featured Columnist platform will include an additional 20 topics and categories, written by Fortune 500 company execs and startup founders alike. Additional categories will include, Arts, Relationships, Legal, Financial, Technology, Marketing, Politics, Entertainment, Automotive and more.

“We are thrilled to have Barry share his look at life with us and our national network of viewers,” said Fred Mercaldo, CEO and partner of City Brand Media, LLC. “We’re confident his Klugertown column will bring a fresh new perspective to City Brand Media, and we look forward to learning what makes him tick.”

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About City Brand Media, LLC

As a media, publishing and management company, City Brand Media was established to represent a network of 140+ City(dot)com websites across the country. City Brand Media will launch an additional 100+ City(dot)com websites in 2016, bringing their reach to over 250 pure City(dot)com brands by the end of 2016. Cities included under the company’s umbrella range from small upscale communities to large metropolitan areas. In addition to providing management of the sales, marketing and advertising functions for the network of sites, City Brand Media identifies and procures both national and local partnerships beneficial to its readers and advertisers.


Fred Mercaldo

The CEO and Partner of, Fred Mercaldo, is a pioneer in the Geo Domain industry. Fred currently serves as the President of the newly-formed trade association which is a non-profit organization that provides support and a vision for anyone who owns, works in, or is interested in the local online business.

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