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(New York, NY - September 24, 2007) - (, a division of Jupitermedia Corporation, Nasdaq: JUPM), will mark its 10th anniversary with a gala celebration on Thursday, October 4th at The Plumm, 246 West 14th Street in New York City. To celebrate's remarkable growth over the past decade, mediabistro will honor ten individuals whose media careers have skyrocketed during the same period with Golden Boa Awards in the 10 verticals that serves. Festivities will begin at 7:00 pm.

"So much has changed in the media landscape over the last decade - it's an entirely new world. I wanted to honor some of the people who have contributed to that," said founder Laurel Touby.

    2007 Golden Boa Honorees
    Advertising - Scott Goodson, StrawberryFrog
    Book Publishing - Jane Friedman, President & CEO, HarperCollins Worldwide
    Design - Luke Hayman, Partner, Pentagram
    Photography - Tyler Hicks
    Interactive - Craig Newmark, Craigslist
    Magazine - Adam Moss, Editor-in-Chief, New York
    Newspaper - Dean Baquet, Washington Bureau Chief, The New York Times
    Public Relations - Ken Sunshine, Sunshine, Sachs & Associates
    Radio - Adam Davidson, Correspondent, International Business and Economics, NPR
    Television - Stephen Colbert, The Colbert Report

The event celebrates's extraordinary growth over the past decade. What began as an informal series of cocktail parties for freelancers has grown into one of the premier outlets serving the media industry - a Web site providing editorial content and a widely-read network of media blogs, the leading job board in the media industry, and courses, seminars and multimedia content. recently merged with Jupitermedia. "When I started the Web site ten years ago, it was so one-dimensional compared to what it is today," said Touby. "It seems as though every day now, I run into someone who says they found a job, took a class, or otherwise had their lives enriched by mediabistro."

Members of the media interested in covering the event should contact Rachel Edelman at [email protected] or (212) 929-2588 x316 to be added to press list.

Honorees present at the event will be awarded with the Golden Boa, named after the feather boa that has become's trademark. Brooklyn-based artist Jude Tallichet sculpted the award, a bronzed feather boa. To toast the occasion, guests will raise a Martini glass courtesy of Chopin Vodka, the ultimate luxury vodka from Poland.

About started over ten years ago with a series of salon-style events for the New York media community. Today, mediabistro parties have spread to 22 cities, and the Web site is the hottest place for media/publishing/content people to find jobs, share resources, and connect with each other. One million unique editors, writers, television producers, graphic designers and other "content" people visit each month and generate more than 6 million page views to keep up with the industry and find features that include daily media news, classes and seminars, and recruiting services.

About Jupitermedia Corporation
Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) (, headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading global provider of images, news and original information, career Web sites and events for information technology, business, media and creative professionals. Jupitermedia includes Jupiterimages, one of the leading images companies in the world with over 7.0 million images online serving creative professionals with brands like BananaStock, Workbook Stock, Brand X Pictures, FoodPix, Botanica, Nonstock, The Beauty Archive, IFA Bilderteam, Comstock Images, Creatas Images, PictureQuest, Liquid Library, Thinkstock Images, Thinkstock Footage, Bigshot Media, Goodshoot, Polka Dot Images, Stock Image, Pixland,,,,,,,, and The JupiterOnlineMedia division of Jupitermedia consists of five distinct online networks: and for IT and business professionals; for developers; and and for media and creative professionals. These networks include more than 150 Web sites and over 150 e-mail newsletters that are viewed by over 20 million users and generate over 400 million page views monthly. JupiterOnlineMedia also includes specialized career Web sites for select professional communities which can be found on and In addition, JupiterOnlineMedia includes JupiterEvents’ and Mediabistro’s media-related events, which produce offline conferences and trade shows focused on IT and business-specific topics including ISPCON, Web Video Summit, Semantic Web Strategies and Digital Rights Strategies.

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Rachel Edelman
[email protected]
212-929-2588, x316

Michael DeMilt
VP of Marketing
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