Advocate Magazine

6301 Gaston Ave, Suite 820
Dallas, Texas 75214

Office Manager

Judy Liles, 214.560.4203

Editorial

Publisher
Jehadu Abshiro, 214.560.4203

Oak Cliff Editor
Rachel Stone, 214.292.0490

Lakewood/East Dallas Editor
Jaime Dunaway, 417.439.2641

Preston Hollow Editor
Jehadu Abshiro, 214.560.4203

Senior Art Director
Jynnette Neal, 214.560.4206

Art Director
Ashley Drake, 214.560.4203

Photo Editor
Danny Fulgencio

Digital

Digital Publisher
Jehadu Abshiro, 214.560.4203

Digital Marketing Manager
Autumn Grisby

Advertising

Senior Advertising Consultant
Kristy Gaconnier, 214.264.5887

Advertising Consultants

Frank McClendon, 214.560.4215
Greg Kinney, 214.292.0485
Michele Paulda, 214.292.2053
Catherine Pate, 214.560.4201
Vanessa Santillan, 214.717.8160
Maressa Burke, 423.443.5434

Classified Advertising Manager
Prio Berger, 214.292.0493

Advertising Inquiries
Judy Liles, 214.560.4203

Business or Marketing Inquiries

Marketing Director
Sally Wamre, 214.635.2120

President of Advocate Media
Rick Wamre, 214.560.4212

Editorial Independence Policy

We subscribe to standards of editorial independence adopted by the Institute for Nonprofit News:

Our organization retains full authority over editorial content to protect the best journalistic and business interests of our organization. We maintain a firewall between news coverage decisions and sources of all revenue. Acceptance of financial support does not constitute implied or actual endorsement of donors or their products, services or opinions.

We accept gifts, grants and sponsorships from individuals and organizations for the general support of our activities, but our news judgments are made independently and not on the basis of donor support.

Our organization may consider donations to support the coverage of particular topics, but our organization maintains editorial control of the coverage. We will cede no right of review or influence of editorial content, nor of unauthorized distribution of editorial content.

Once we are approved as a nonprofit entity (our application is being submitted later this year), our organization will make public all donors who give a total of $5,000 or more per year. We will accept anonymous donations for general support only if it is clear that sufficient safeguards have been put into place that the expenditure of that donation is made independently by our organization and in compliance with INN’s Membership Standards.

Donor & Financial Transparency

We are committed to transparency in every aspect of funding our organization.

Accepting financial support does not mean we endorse donors or their products, services or opinions.

We accept gifts, grants and sponsorships from individuals, organizations and foundations to help with our general operations, coverage of specific topics and special projects. As a prospective 501(c)(3) nonprofit that operates as a public trust, we will not pay certain taxes if approved for nonprofit status. We may receive funds from standard government programs offered to nonprofits or similar businesses.

Our news judgments are made independently – not based on or influenced by donors or any revenue source. We do not give supporters the rights to assign, review or edit content.

As a nonprofit, we will make public all revenue sources and donors who give $5,000 or more per year. As a news nonprofit, we avoid accepting charitable donations from anonymous sources, government entities, political parties, elected officials or candidates seeking public office. We will not accept donations from sources who, deemed by our board of directors, present a conflict of interest with our work or compromise our independence.