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Nic Harcourt Lands New Gig With L.A. Times

LOS ANGELES, (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — LA, Los Angeles Times Magazine has tapped Nic Harcourt as Editor at Large, Music & Culture. Beginning February 8, 2009, in LA's January/February double Oscar issue, Harcourt will contribute a monthly column on music and culture in Southern California.

Harcourt most recently served as Music Director at Los Angeles radio station KCRW. For more than 10 years, he hosted the programs Morning Becomes Eclectic and Sounds Eclectic which helped to break numerous artists, including Coldplay, Dido, Moby, Interpol, Alanis Morissette, Death Cab for Cutie, Damien Rice, the Ting Tings, David Gray and Norah Jones.

Harcourt's monthly "Listen Up" columns will feature a hand-selected playlist, his picks for upcoming local concerts, shows and/or events and Q&As with emerging artists.

"Nic's prolific background in music, television and film creates the perfect backdrop for LA to explore the remarkable culture that is the city of Los Angeles," said Annie Gilbar, LA editor in chief. "Each month, Nic will contribute a culturally curated page that will introduce new music and personalities to our readers." – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers