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Jason Chervokas is a writer and entrepreneur living in New York.

From 1995-2000 he was co-founder and co-editor of @NY, a pioneering Internet news and electronic publishing venture that was sold to Internet.com (now Jupitermedia Corporation) in 1999.

He was also venture partner at Primedia Ventures, a corporate fund that invested in media technology companies.

Chervokas studied writing with poet Kenneth Koch and avant garde novelist Harry Mathews and journalism with long time Newsweek editor Osbourn Elliott. In 1993 he received the Emily Genauer Prize in Arts Criticism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

He has been a columnist and contributor for a number of publications including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Stereophile, The Industry Standard.

In 1989 he co-produced and co-hosted a 9-hour radio documentary on the musical life and work of George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic for WCKR-FM in NY.