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Abbot Kinney First Fridays Blog

AKFF-Logo-©2016 abbot kinney first fridays logoAbbot Kinney First Fridays Blog put the First Fridays of the Month on Abbot Kinney in Venice on the map!


Abbot Kinney First Fridays was started  in 08′ as a passion project to help attract more people to First Fridays Venice, when it was in it’s infancy and helped grow it to its immense popularity and success by the Founder of Jagmedia, a Venice design studio.  Abbot Kinney First Fridays Blog skyrocketed the attendance at 1st Fridays and is an influential blog in Los Angeles, CA, covering food trucks and food, culture and tech, including Silicon Beach, Venice Community events and more. It’s also known as AKFF Blog.

The AKFF Blog reaches a Los Angeles audience interested in fashion, food, tech and beach lifestyle and provides a powerful platform for businesses wishing to increase their exposure.
The AKFF Blog provides coverage of Venice, Santa Monica and Marina del Rey beach areas, in addition to special features on other cities/areas and events. Yes, we cover Abbot Kinney First Fridays aka Venice First Fridays and 1st Fridays!

Abbot Kinney First Fridays Blog Team:



Janet Gervers, Founder & Editor 

A Venice local  for over a decade, Janet Gervers is a multi-faceted Digital Media Designer, Artist, Art Curator and Blogger. She owns Jagmedia, a design studio specializing in WordPress Website Design and Branding. She is an original Silicon Valley and Silicon Beach website designer and  interactive media designer. Her passion for the Venice community led to founding the Abbot Kinney First Fridays blog back in 2008 to build brand awareness and increase the modest attendance on the Abbot Kinney Boulevard event held on the First Friday of each month. First Fridays skyrocketed within a year and and grew to cover Venice, Santa Monica and Westside.




Tryg Hanson, Marketing & Content

Tryg Hanson has a variety of published works from rock n’ roll to the financial sector. He is involved in the financial world writing online SEO (search engine optimization) content and press releases for the Tiber Creek Corporation. His passion for music is expressed through articles, interviews and reviews as a guest columnist for R&R, Radio and Records Newspaper and regular contributor to SLAM and Night Sites and Sounds. A fervent Green Bay Packers fan from Wisconsin who has been a member of the Santa Monica community for over 15 years.




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Interns: Your Name Here – Hiring Interns for Social Media & Blog Posts

Our last Social Media Intern got hired at an agency after working with the AKFF. Now it’s YOUR Turn! 

If you love food trucks, covering events and writing about them or social media posting, then  click the link to the Contact page. Please fill out all fields to be considered. Send a link to your online resume.

While it’s a virtual position, you must be located in Los Angeles and have the ability to attend food truck events on your own at your own expense.

Click for Internships


Market to Millennials:

Want to get promoted on a Page 1 Website that attracts Los Angeles Millenials? Of course, you do! So did Sundance, Postmates, Oscar, One Love Fest and more.

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Got a Question? See the AKFF website FIRST. See First Fridays posts or our Food Trucks / FAQ Page  – which answers most q’s. Otherwise see our Contact page.

AKFF does NOT reserve food trucks for First Fridays nor answer those inquiries.