SOURCE: Scranton Gillette Communications

December 10, 2014 14:00 ET

Recognition: Professional Remodeler Hires Erika Taylor as Editor-in-Chief

Arlington Heights, IL--(Marketwired - Dec 10, 2014) - Professional Remodeler magazine, the award-winning media brand for the nation's home improvement professionals, together with its parent company SGC Horizon LLC/Scranton Gillette Communications, announces the hire of Erika Taylor as its editor-in-chief. Taylor will oversee the brand's content and strategy, and promote its editorial mission to the market.

During her 13 years as the editorial director of the Pool Group at Hanley Wood Business Media, Taylor won three prestigious Jesse H. Neal Awards for excellence in journalism, along with numerous AZBEE and Maggie Awards.

"Erika's experience and award-winning talents will add another layer of creativity and inspiration to the Professional Remodeler editorial team," says Sal Alfano, editorial director. "We are extremely pleased that she has joined us as the full-time editor-in-chief of the magazine, its websites, e-newsletters and events."

Professional Remodeler serves 90,012 remodeling and home improvement professionals with each monthly print and digital edition. is the industry's go-to resource for product information and industry news. Its events, including the 12-city Leadership Tour, annual Extreme Sales Summit, and Ultimate Kitchen presentation at Professional Builder's Show Village, are unique education and networking offerings to the marketplace.

For more information on Professional Remodeler, visit, or contact Sal Alfano at


SGC Horizon serves the infrastructure, equipment, residential and commercial construction markets with award-winning publications, websites and industry-leading events. SGC Horizon's brands include Professional Builder, Professional Remodeler, Custom Builder, HousingZone, Show Village, Building Design+Construction and Construction Equipment. Scranton Gillette Communications (SGC) is a privately owned company with more than a century of business-to-business media experience. Combined, SGC/SGC Horizon's print, custom and digital products serve 16 diverse industries.

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