About

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 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.

Please visit our Careers page for information about job opportunities. 

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.


Mallory Arnold, Associate Editor
614-572-1251
marnold@cityscenemediagroup.com

Mallory is a proud OU bobcat and has been with the CityScene since 2019. She loves writing CityScene's cuisine and health stories and discovers more reasons to love Columbus everyday. Among her various interests include sweet potatoes, dancing in grocery store aisles and hiking with her cat, Ariana Grande.


Brandon Klein, Associate Editor
614-572-1245
bklein@cityscenemediagroup.com

Brandon has been with CityScene since June 2020. The Ohio State alumnus is the proud editor of Discover Grove City and Healthy New Albany magazine and CityScene's website. Brandon is an avid soccer watcher, (craft) beer enthusiast and enjoys walking his dogs with his wife.


Sarah Robinson, Assistant Editor
614-572-1240
editor@cityscenemediagroup.com

Sarah grew up in Dublin and graduated from The Ohio State University. She joined the CityScene team fresh out of the intern program in 2020 and now heads up the intern program. She’s a big art fan, an avid reader and is one of the few people who equally loves cats and dogs.


Carrie Thimmes, Account Executive
614-572-1243
cthimmes@cityscenecolumbus.com

Carrie joined our team in early 2020, with a strong passion for helping businesses grow. She grew up in Dublin and graduated from Miami University with a degree in Marketing, as a 4-year collegiate athlete. She resides in Westerville with her husband and two sons. Carrie enjoys running, great cuisine, baking, visiting local breweries and time with family and friends.


Tracy Douds, Account Executive
614-572-1250
tdouds@cityscenemediagroup.com

Tracy is an OSU graduate of The Fisher School of Business with 25+ years of strategic marketing experience in radio, print and digital media. Tracy is a Philly sports fan and enjoys music, arts and entertainment.   


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

Jamie grew up in Clintonville and graduated from The Ohio State University with her degree in Business/Human Resources. She now lives in Westerville with her husband and daughter. She enjoys reading, cooking, baking and spending time with friends and family.