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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 six 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, New York, 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.


Nathan Collins, Managing Editor
614-572-1250
ncollins@cityscenemediagroup.com

Originally from Frankfort, Indiana, Nathan is a highly motivated individual with eight years of digital publishing practice and an additional two years in marketing/event planning. He is a proud DePauw University alum who has made his way to Columbus, his wife's home town, via stints in Indianapolis and Chicago. When his nose isn't buried in a book, you can find him fishing in one of the area's many rivers, lakes and ponds.


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 3 years old. She loves traveling, eating and meeting new dogs.


Jenny Wise, Associate 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.


Lydia Freudenberg, Brand Loyalty Specialist
614-572-1245
lfreudenberg@cityscenemediagroup.com

After graduating from The Ohio State University with a degree in journalism, Lydia joined the CityScene team in 2018. Her work is part editorial and part sales, which keeps her on her toes and constantly interacting with different people. Lydia loves everything Disney, true crime and almost any dessert that features chocolate.


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.


Laurie Adams, Account Executive
614-572-1249
ladams@cityscenemediagroup.com

Laurie has 20-plus years of sales and marketing experience as well as a BA in journalism from The Ohio State University. She recently moved back to Ohio from southern California where she worked as both a marketing executive and wine columnist for a paper in San Diego County. Laurie resides in Westerville and has one son who lives in San Diego and is an art and photography student.


Casey Fair, Account Executive
614-572-1256
cfair@cityscenemediagroup.com

Born and raised in Columbus, Casey Fair started his advertising career as an account executive, local sales manager and general sales manager of a medium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With close to 20 years of advertising experience, we’re happy to welcome him back to his home town. Casey enjoys working out, playing guitar and spending time with friends and family.


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. She has been with CityScene since October 2014. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, visiting the Zoo, the park and cheering on the Buckeyes!


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