Palm Beach Media Group acquires Vero Beach Magazine

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Palm Beach Media Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hour Media, and publisher of Palm Beach Illustrated, Naples Illustrated, Fort Lauderdale Illustrated, Jupiter Magazine, Stuart Magazine, AVENTURA and Florida Design, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Vero Beach Magazine from Moulton Media.

“We have long admired what Beth Moulton and her team have created with this excellent publication. We look forward to continuing their model of success,” said Terry Duffy, Group Publisher of Palm Beach Media Group.

Vero Beach magazine is a 20-year plus success story,” said John Balardo, President of Palm Beach Media Group and its parent, Hour Media. “This acquisition represents an ideal opportunity to extend our current roster of lifestyle, design, and custom publications in the Florida market.”

Vero Beach magazine has built a respected publication that has been part of the Florida publishing landscape for decades,” said Stefan Wanczyk, CEO of Hour Media.

Palm Beach Media Group and Hour Media will focus their considerable resources to enhance client service, reader experience and product distribution in the marketplace.

“I’m looking forward to the opportunities ahead for Vero Beach Magazine and the staff,” said Beth Mouton, Founder & CEO of Moulton Media. “While continuing the magazine’s mission to support the local community, the team will now have access to all the resources and experience of a larger, more sophisticated publishing group. It’s gratifying to watch the magazine I founded 24 years ago become part of Palm Beach Media Group and the Hour Media family.”

About Hour Media and its related entities

Hour Media and its related entities are multi-media companies that publish and produce more than 150 magazines and custom titles, 40 consumer websites, and 70 shows and events throughout the United States. Hour Media Group is the largest publisher of city and regional magazines in the country and publishes numerous magazines including the marquee titles Atlanta Magazine, Cincinnati Magazine, Florida Design, Fort Lauderdale Illustrated, Grand Rapids Magazine, Hour Detroit, Jupiter Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, Minnesota Monthly, Naples Illustrated, Orange Coast, Palm Beach Illustrated, Pasadena Magazine, Sacramento Magazine, and Stuart Magazine. The company has 11 offices in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, and Ohio, with more than 300 employees across the country.

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