Jonathan Diamond

Editor, Digital and Signature Publications

Jonathan Diamond is editor of digital and signature publications at the Los Angeles Business Journal. His three-decade career has been spent primarily in business journalism, with forays into book publishing and real estate development. He can be contacted at or at 323-549-5225. Story pitches should be directed to beat reporters.

Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 213

Recent Stories

Geffen Pledges $150M to LACMA

Billionaire philanthropist David Geffen has pledged $150 million to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art campaign to build a new building for its permanent collection.

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PAGE 3: L.A. to Sacto

Two things seem to draw the bold-face names: awards ceremonies and political fundraisers.

PAGE 3: Film Festival Kudo

Jeffrey Katzenberg received an honorary Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, telling the assembled that it was akin to receiving the honorary Oscar he was awarded in 2012.

PAGE 3: In Memoriam

The last couple of weeks have been full of transitions.

PAGE 3: Delivering on Pitches

Ribbons were cut earlier this month for the James B. Freedman Pitch Deck at the UCLA Anderson School of Management Venture Accelerator.

PAGE 3: USC Lobbies D.C.

Max Nikias led a group of trustees and university officials to D.C. last month, part of an annual USC trip to brief congressional and administration officials on issues important to both the educational community and the university.

PAGE 3: All Charged Up

The Los Angeles Business Council sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on April 28, urging him not to end the Energy Star program.

Ahh, Retirement

David Geffen, owner of one of the largest yachts in the world, played host to an elite lineup last month, according to the U.K.’s Daily Mail.

Lowell Milken in Tune

Lowell Milken’s family foundation has donated $1.5 million to the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.

PAGE 3: Head of the Class

We’re heading into graduation season, and that means it’s time to start doling out the honors.

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