SOURCE: City & Shore Magazine

City & Shore Magazine

July 07, 2011 16:48 ET

City & Shore Announces New Team to Lead Its Award-Winning Magazine

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - Jul 7, 2011) - Readers who savor the good life in South Florida turn to City & Shore Magazine. After more than a decade showcasing all things fabulous, the upscale lifestyle magazine recently announced exciting changes, including a new team to drive the successful publication into the future.

Leading the group, City & Shore Editor Mark Gauert adds Publisher to his role and will now oversee news and lifestyle content, as well as design and layout. Gauert, Editor since the magazine's inception, has played a critical role in the publication's growth and recognition in the community. "City & Shore celebrated its 10th anniversary this year," Gauert said. "In a sea of lifestyle magazines, our readers, advertisers and partners value the integrity of this Sun Sentinel publication, our award-winning journalists, design and photography staff. I'm thrilled, and honored, to be able to continue -- and to grow the magazine in exciting new ways -- now as Editor and Publisher."

Teaming up with Gauert is Lori Jacoby, who fills the newly-created position of Associate Publisher. Jacoby was most recently Associate Publisher for Florida Trend, the state's leading business magazine. She will oversee advertising sales and business development for City & Shore and its family of products, including hotel publications and City & Shore Home magazine. Jacoby has extensive publishing experience, beginning with a 10-year stint at Sun Sentinel.

Holly Svekis joins City & Shore as Account Executive with immense advertising sales experience, including her most recent role as Advertising Director at the South Florida Business Journal and previously held sales and management positions at Sun Sentinel Company. Sun Sentinel Local Sales Rep Valerie Chocron, recognized for her excellent customer service and key contributions to City & Shore, also brings her talents to the magazine as Account Executive and forms a dynamic sales duo alongside Svekis.

"With our new team in place, we will continue to meet or exceed the expectations of our advertisers and readers by providing a sophisticated and celebrated lifestyle magazine for the South Florida community," said Sun Sentinel President, Publisher & CEO and WSFL-TV General Manager Howard Greenberg.

Winner of numerous awards, City & Shore recently achieved honors from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sunshine State Awards in the Best Special Interest Publication and Best Cover categories. The publication has also been recognized by the Florida Magazine Association for Best Cover, Best Illustration and Best Black and White Photography. The editorial staff includes award-winning Tribune and Sun Sentinel journalists, columnists and photographers as well as a stellar team including Art Director/Designer Anderson Greene, Fashion & Style Director Elyse Ranart, Creative Designer Anna Maria Pizzoferrato and Print Production Manager Christine Palermo-Wallach.

Published by Sun Sentinel Company, City & Shore produces a rich blend of editorial, colorful photography and advertising information from the area's business community. The bi-monthly publication covers fashion, home design, travel, real estate, dining, arts and culture, society and entertainment with a South Florida flair. It has one of the highest distributions in South Florida, delivering more than 46,000 copies to Sun Sentinel subscribers with home values averaging $450,000 in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties, with a total readership of nearly 175,000.

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