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Mike Blewitt appointed editor of Australian Mountain Bike

29 July 2013

nextmedia today announced the appointment of Mike Blewitt as Editor of Australian Mountain Bike (“AMB”) magazine.

Mike Blewitt has been active in the Australian and international mountain bike industry as a racer, writer, mechanic, sales executive and instructor for over 15 years. He is cofounder of international marathon racing website MarathonMTB.com and Manager of the Subaru-MarathonMTB.com racing team. In the media sphere, Mike has been a regular contributor to AMB and understands the ins and outs of magazine publishing and websites.

Commenting on the appointment, David Gardiner, Chief Executive Officer of nextmedia, said: “I am delighted that Mike is joining Australian Mountain Bike magazine as editor. Mike brings a depth of experience and networks in every mountain bike discipline to AMB.”

Commenting on his appointment, Mike Blewitt said: “I am thrilled to be joining Australian Mountain Bike as Editor. My passion is mountain biking and this is a terrific opportunity to make that passion come to life in AMB magazine.”

For further information please contact:

David Gardiner, Chief Executive Officer at nextmedia (02) 9901 6100

About Australian Mountain Bike
Australian Mountain Bike magazine (AMB), now in its 22nd year of publication, is the number one mountain biking magazine in Australia. AMB delivers to a passionate community of mountain biker’s expert views, reviews, bike and equipment tests, tracks and trail guides, interviews and event coverage. AMB is a trusted authority for advice for the reader. AMB is published six times a year and is available at newsstand, though subscription and digitally as an App.

About nextmedia
nextmedia publishes over 35 leading special interest publications plus websites, forums, books, DVDs and posters including titles such as Inside Sport, Golf Australia, Tracks, Australian Muscle Car, Bluewater Boats & Sports Fishing, PC PowerPlay, Sound & Image, Camera and a range of kids’ titles.