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Maria Patterson has more than 30 years experience in executive positions within B2B publishing, 18 of which have been spent as RISMedia’s Executive Editor, overseeing the creation and direction of RISMedia’s award-winning print and digital content, as well as providing strategic planning for RISMedia events. A graduate of NYU’s journalism school, she previously served as editor-in-chief at Miller Freeman in NYC.
FUN FACT: Nature-lover and nerd, when not leading the editorial team, you can find Maria hiking, composting or buried in a book, jotting down new vocabulary words.
Vice President, Online Editorial
Recently promoted to Vice President, Online Editorial, Beth McGuire oversees the editorial direction and content of RISMedia’s websites, and its daily, weekly and monthly newsletters. Through her two decades with the company, she has also contributed her range of editorial and creative skills to the company’s publications, content marketing platforms, events and more.
FUN FACT: Whenever time permits, Beth enjoys spending time with her family at their lake house in Vermont.
PHONE:203-855-1234 Ext. 123
As RISMedia’s Managing Editor, Paige Tepping oversees the monthly editorial and layout for Real Estate magazine, working with clients to bring their stories to life. She also contributes to both the writing and editing of the magazine’s content. Paige has been with RISMedia since 2007.
FUN FACT: Paige appeared on an episode of celebrity chef Bobby Flay’s “3 Days to Open” TV show. Flay was serving up gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup in Stamford, Connecticut, as he helped launch the city’s Melt Mobile food truck.
Caysey Welton is Content Director at RISMedia. In his role he provides strategic insights on content positioning and packaging in order to boost audience engagement. Prior to joining RISMedia, Caysey served as Content Director at Folio: magazine, where he established himself as a publishing industry expert, and frequently spoke on industry trends and market dynamics. He earned his BS in Media, Culture and Communications from New York University.
FUN FACT: When Caysey isn’t thinking of the best ways to engage audiences, he likes to spend his time brewing beer and roasting coffee (and sometimes blending them).
PHONE:203-855-1234 Ext. 126
As Content Editor, Paige Brown creates, curates, edits and publishes content for RISMedia’s ACESocial platform. She also helps develop marketing materials and email campaigns, as well as online news, blogs and profiles for Real Estate magazine. Paige graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a B.A. in Journalism and Public Relations.
FUN FACT: Outside of the office, Paige enjoys cruising the beach in her Jeep and watching endless reruns of Gilmore Girls.
PHONE:203-855-1234 Ext. 158
Associate Online Editor
As an Associate Online Editor, Jordan Grice produces a mix of content and reports for RISMedia’s online publication, daily newsletters and Real Estate magazine. He also plays a role in writing, editing and publishing content featured in RISMedia’s RealEdge Podcast page. Prior to joining RISMedia, Jordan has served as a journalist for Hearst Connecticut Media Group, The Republican and Local Voice Media (now Local Daily Media).
FUN FACT: When he isn’t tracking down stories, Jordan enjoys Crossfit and watching live stand-up comedy.
Associate Online Editor
As an Associate Online Editor, Jesse is responsible for creating both long and short-form content across RISMedia platforms, including pursuing new angles and investigative pieces on real estate industry news. Prior to joining RISMedia, Jesse wrote for community news organizations around Connecticut, including Shore Publishing and TriCorner News, as well as working in research for ESPN.
FUN FACT: Jesse hitchhiked a good portion of the contiguous United States in his youth. Today he enjoys noise music, cooking and most video games.
John Voket has been an RISMedia Contributing Editor for almost two decades. He is an award-winning community journalist, photographer, broadcaster, podcaster, designer and webcast producer-and a multi-instrumentalist/singer who enjoys playing, performing, and attending live music events.
Lesley Grand has been an RISMedia Contributing Editor for almost two decades. She is an award-winning television and print journalist and has worked at PBS, CNBC and CNN reporting on business, finance and real estate. She recently went back to grad school where she added documentary filmmaking to her freelance projects.
A graduate of the University of Miami, Keith Loria is a D.C.-based, award-winning journalist who has been writing for major publications for close to 20 years on topics as diverse as real estate, travel and Broadway. He started his career with the Associated Press and has held high editorial positions at publications aimed at healthcare, sports and technology. When not busy writing, he can be found playing with his two daughters, Jordan and Cassidy.
Andrew King is a former newspaper journalist with 15 years experience on award-winning projects in New York and New Jersey, his home state. Currently he serves as the Public Relations Director for Bastion Elevate, a full-service marketing firm based in California.
Barbara Pronin is an award-winning journalist and former news editor based in Orange County, California. A confirmed observer of the human condition, she is also the author of six mysteries and two non-fiction books.