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Since starting its flagship publication, CityScene Magazine, in 1999, CityScene Media Group has been dedicated to producing high quality publications with compelling content. Through our partnerships with clients across the Columbus area, we have gone on to publish HealthScene Ohio and five community magazines, including Dublin LifeHealthy New Albany, Pickerington, Tri-VillageWesterville and Discover Grove City. In addition to forging lasting partnerships with these communities, we also regularly work with area arts organizations, Chambers of Commerce and leading event organizers to produce event guides, chamber directories, visitors’ guides and other professional publications.

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CityScene Media Group Staff


Kathy Gill, President and CEO
614-572-1248
kgill@cityscenemediagroup.com

Originally from Garden City, NY Kathy is an OSU journalism alum and an experienced print and digital publishing executive. One husband, four daughters, two dogs, Kathy loves tennis, reading and travel. Born Irish, raised a Buckeye!


Gianna Barrett, Vice President-Sales
614-572-1255
gbarrett@cityscenemediagroup.com

Gianna has been a proud member of the CityScene Media Group team since 2002. An avid Cincinnati Reds fan, Gianna enjoys spending time with her family as well as playing tennis and sand volleyball.


Amanda DePerro, Editor
614-572-1251
adeperro@cityscenemediagroup.com

A graduate of the Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, Amanda is a proud Bobcat who has always had a passion for writing and interviewing. Amanda lives with her lovely gray cat, Beemo, and has been a Dublin resident since she was three years old. She loves traveling, eating and meeting new dogs.


Jenny Wise, Assistant Editor
614-572-1242
jwise@cityscenemediagroup.com

A graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in strategic communications, Jenny has always enjoyed writing and interacting with her community. Before she called Columbus home, Jenny grew up in Wadsworth, a small town in northeast Ohio. She enjoys traveling abroad, writing poetry and seeing live shows with friends.


Rocco Falleti, Assistant Editor/Account Executive
614-572-1257
rfalleti@cityscenecolumbus.com

Rocco was born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a degree in communications. When he is not writing for CityScene, he enjoys listening to music and going to concerts, running, and spending time with close friends and family.


Brenda Lombardi, Account Executive
614-572-1245
blombardi@cityscenemediagroup.com

Brenda and her family have called Columbus home for the past nine years, after living on the East and West coasts, and in Puerto Rico. Her 16+ years of healthcare sales and marketing experience plus an MBA from Pepperdine University make her the perfect match for HealthScene Ohio sales and marketing. She enjoys golfing and skiing with her husband, cooking for her four hungry boys, jogging with her dog, Ruger, and volunteering at her parish.


Diane Trotta, Account Executive
614-572-1243
dtrotta@cityscenemediagroup.com

Originally from Cleveland and an alumni of Cleveland State University, Columbus remains “home” since 1998. Diane has worked in sales for the past four years. She is an avid yogi and also enjoys painting, drawing and playwriting. She has two sons who are both actors.


Alex Boac, Account Executive
614-572-1249
aboac@cityscenemediagroup.com

Alex is a graduate of Baldwin Wallace University where she studied public relations and marketing. She recently relocated to Dublin and now works as the advertising sales director for Tri-Village Magazine. Outside of work she loves attending live concerts and snowboarding.


Bonnie Lorz, Account Executive
614-572-1256
blorz@cityscenemediagroup.com

Originally from the Cleveland, Ohio area, Bonnie has been in Columbus for over 20 years and went to The Ohio State University. Bonnie enjoys golfing, hiking and going shopping with her two teenage daughters. She is a die hard Cleveland sports fan – even the Browns!


Jamie Armistead, Accounting Manager
614-572-1259
jarmistead@cityscenemediagroup.com

Jamie was born and raised in Clintonville, and graduated from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. After 10+ years in the hospitality industry, she enjoys using her human resources and accounting background in the publishing business. Jamie lives in Gahanna with her husband and daughter.


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