The Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference has something new for its upcoming Chicago conference, Sept. 13-14, following the overwhelming success of its 4/20 event in Miami. As part of the celebration of people, entrepreneurs and organizations doing amazing things in the cannabis industry, Benzinga will pay tribute to three Cannabis Lifestyle journalists.
Meet the nominees for cannabis lifestyle reporters
Jimi Devine, LA Weekly: Jimi began in cannabis journalism in the 19th century 19 years while working to help students who had lost their financial aid to the university due to drug convictions. It has been part of the California cannabis industry since 2009, and has entered one of the oldest dispensaries in the country: CBCB. Jimi has been a He is a contributor to various outlets, including Cannabis Now, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Boston Globe, The Hill, The Chronicle of High Education, GreenState.com, Marijuana.com, and more.
Lindsey Bartlett, Forbes: Lindsey is an author, photographer and social media editor who has documented the evolution of the cannabis industry over the past decade. His career includes roles in The Denver Post and The Cannabist, which was the first cannabis publication ever founded by a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper. Their reports grew to include an industry focus Marijuana Business Daily i Hemp Industry Diary, where he directed the social media coverage of MJBizCon, the world’s largest series of cannabis business conferences. He has taken on writing, social media and editing functions at Forbes i Weed mapsamong other outlets.
Jon Cappetta, High Times: Jon, vice president of content for the High Times, spent more than a decade producing more than 500 events before leaving New York in 2014, where he honed his experience in logistics and marketing and his ear for talent. Finding its niche in development strategy Jon produced branded content for major products, provided data analysis for Pulitzer Prize-winning front-page news, and developed several new business areas for companies to to which he has worked. And he still has time to write amazing articles for the High Times.
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