SRQ MEDIA Expands
Announcing New Staff Members
Contact Name: Hannah Peterson
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Phone Number: (941) 365-7702 x 713
[Sarasota, FL] SRQ MEDIA is growing its strategic marketing and editorial management capacity with the addition of Managing and Branded Content Editor Barbie Heit and Digital Marketing and Engagement Manager Hannah Peterson.
Barbie Heit, Managing and Branded Content Editor
Barbie oversees the copy for the editorial and branded content divisions of SRQ MEDIA. She works closely with CEO/President Lisl Liang to develop the company’s branded content programs including In Conversation and BrandStory in collaboration with clients to produce stories in print and online. Barbie also strengthens and facilitates key facets of editorial production including deadlines, pitching and the copyediting and fact-checking of SRQ Magazine and its sister publications. Originally from the New York/Connecticut area where she raised her four children (two sets of twins), Barbie relocated to Sarasota, FL in September 2020. With over 30 years of experience as a children's book writer and editor, she is thrilled to begin this new chapter in her career at SRQ MEDIA.
Hannah Peterson, Digital Marketing and Engagement Manager Hannah manages the company’s strategic digital marketing, communications and engagement across all platforms. She works with CEO/President Lisl Liang to develop, strategize and implement marketing programming to support the company’s Women Who Roar and SB2 | Giving Coast Symposia community engagement programs and events as well as the many notable reader competitions produced by SRQ MEDIA such as Best of SRQ Local, Home of the Year, Good Hero and the newly launched 35 Under 35 Awards. With her background in broadcast, Hannah also engages with the video production team to launch new series that extend the storytelling reach of the company’s programs. Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Hannah graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in Electronic Media and Broadcasting. In college, she interned for WDIV in Detroit and afterwards worked for an international women’s nonprofit organization doing digital marketing and event production.
About SRQ MEDIA | Live Local. Love Local: Publishers of the award-winning, hyper-local print and digital publication SRQ Magazine: Capturing the Stories of Our Hometown, the captivating monthly regional magazine [circ 60,000+ affluent, multi-generational residents and visitors] in the regional Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch and Bradenton Area. Named “Best Overall Magazine” four years by the Florida Magazine Association—2008, 2009, 2010, 2013 and Best Niche Regional Magazine in 2017. The SRQ MEDIA portfolio includes targeted niche publications: Living Lakewood: Local Experiences in Lakewood Ranch; Living Bradenton Area: Local Experiences in the Bradenton Area; SRQ LOVE LOCAL: Celebrating the People and Places of Our Hometown, She Roars magazine, RocketKids: Innovative Families on the Gulf Coast, the biannual SRQ Home & Design capturing gorgeous residential interiors along the West Coast of Florida and the buzzworthy daily online e-newspaper SRQ DAILY. SRQME.COM