Ken Knox has joined the AVN editorial team as the new GAYVN associate editor. Knox will be helping build GAYVN.com and assisting GAYVN managing editor Doug Lawrence cover the gay adult industry.

"I'm really excited that Ken has joined us at AVN. His writing skills and publications background will be instrumental in helping us give GAYVN a stronger print and Internet presence," said Lawrence.

A native of Pennsylvania, Knox joins AVN following a two-year-long career as a freelance writer covering the arts and entertainment scene in Los Angeles. His work has appeared in several local and national gay and lesbian publications, such as Frontiers, Instinct, Fab, Men, Freshmen, Unzipped, and IN Los Angeles, the latter for which he served as assistant editor.

"I am very pleased to join the team at AVN," Knox says. "I look forward to helping the GAYVN Web site become an exciting source of news and entertainment, as well as a tool for industry players to receive free support and publicity."

Ken can be reached at Kenk@avn.com or by phone at 818-718-5788 x120.