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Afar Media: Launching a Print Publication in the Digital Age Lunch & Learn

Friday, June 8, 2012 · 12:00-2:00pm · Blu Restaurant | Bar | Café · San Francisco, CA

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EVENT: Afar Media: Launching a Print Publication in the Digital Age Lunch & Learn

SPEAKER: Laura Simkins, General Manager, VP Operations of Afar Media

DATE & TIME: Friday, June 8, 2012; 12:00pm - 2:00pm PST

VENUE: Blu Restaurant | Bar | Café in the Yerba Buena Room(inside The Sports Club/LA)  

LOCATION: 747 Market Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103

CONTACT: Meg Clark, (415) 661-2966, contactwfma@gmail.com


About the Speaker

Laura Simkins
Laura Simkins
, General Manager, VP Operations
AFAR Media
San Francisco, CA

Laura was a part of the original launch team for Dwell and, during her eight year tenure there, grew circulation over 500% to a rate base of 325,000. She was actively involved in the development of dwell.com and Dwell on Design conferences. Laura also served as VP, Consumer Marketing for 8020 Media and JPG magazine, helping to build innovative new web programs to tap an online community member base of over 195,000. Laura is a two-time CM Circulation Excellence award winner and was responsible for Dwell being listed in Capell’s as one of the top ten best performers in circulation, three years running. Past experience also includes stints at Health and Mother Jones magazines.


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