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Springs Publishing is Atlanta’s leading hyperlocal media organization.

We publish Reporter Newspapers, Atlanta Intown, Atlanta Senior Life, and Rough Draft. With a combined monthly circulation of 100,000, our papers reach metro Atlanta’s most dynamic and influential communities. 

Reporter Newspapers (circ: 58,000) is published monthly and covers four communities: Brookhaven, Buckhead, Dunwoody, and Sandy Springs. 

Coverage area includes ZIP codes 30305, 30318, 30319, 30326, 30327, 30328, 30338, 30342 and 30350.

Atlanta Intown (circ: 27,000) reaches the intown communities from Midtown to Grant Park and from Emory to the Westside. Intown’s coverage includes ZIP codes 30306, 30307, 30308, 30309, 30312.

Founded in 1994, Intown pioneered hyperlocal news in Atlanta with its unwavering mission to inform and empower readers while helping build community.

Atlanta Senior Life (circ: 15,000) targets Atlanta’s active senior community. It is distributed across the wider metro area via drops at 266 businesses, community centers and senior residences.

Reporter Newspapers and Atlanta Intown are distributed via direct mail to ensure delivery into homes as well as 300+ local businesses within the communities. 

In 2021, Springs introduced Rough Draft, a morning newsletter that is a clever, curated, and concise look at what’s happening around metro Atlanta.

In the Community

We are active members of The Atlanta Press Club, the Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber, the Brookhaven Chamber of Commerce, Central Atlanta Progress, Livable Buckhead, and the Buckhead Business Association.

Editorial Team

Amy Wenk

editor, reporter newspapers

Amy Wenk joined as editor in May, 2021. She previously spent eight years as a lead reporter for the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Amy began her career in community news. She worked as an editor for AOL, where she launched news site Patch.com in Midtown Atlanta. She also served as staff writer for Reporter Newspapers.

Collin Kelley

editor, Atlanta Intown

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist. 

Joe Earle

editor-at-large & Atlanta senior life

Joe Earle has more than 30-years of experience with daily newspapers, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Previously, he was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.

Sammie Purcell

staff writer

Sammie Purcell covers Brookhaven and Dunwoody for Reporter Newspapers. She also writes about popular culture.

Dyana Bagby

staff writer

Dyana Bagby covers Buckhead and Atlanta for Reporter Newspapers and Atlanta Intown. Previously, she was editor of Georgia Voice and covered commercial real estate/economic development for the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Bob Pepalis

reporter

Bob Pepalis covers Sandy Springs for Reporter Newspapers.

Sales & Marketing Team

Keith Pepper

publisher

Atlanta native Keith Pepper acquired Springs Publishing in December 2020. Keith has deep roots in the Atlanta community and a 20+ year career working at local and global media organizations.

He currently serves on the boards of the Atlanta Press Club, the Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber, and the Brookhaven Chamber. Previously, he was a member of the Board of Directors at Kate’s Club.

Neal Maziar

CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER

Neal Maziar joined Springs Publishing in January 2022. Previously, he led sales and marketing at Cox Radio and was a co-founder of Big League Broadcasting.

He is a native of, and lives in, Sandy Springs.

Deborah Davis

account manager

Deborah Davis has more than 30-years of experience in the newspaper industry.

Jeff Kremer

sr. account manager

Jeff Kremer has more than 25-years of advertising sales experience, including at Creative Loafing and the Sunday Paper, where he was a founder.

Suzanne Purcell

sr. account manager

Suzanne Purcell has more than 30-years of newspaper experience and previously worked at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Rico Figliolini

creative director

Rico Figliolini is a creative director, publisher, social media strategist, and podcast producer/host in Atlanta. In 2021, he was recognized for Page One Design by the Georgia Press Association.

Steve Levene

founder & Publisher emeritus


Company News

HERE ARE THE LATEST STORIES ABOUT SPRINGS PUBLISHING

Looking ahead to 2022, while taking stock of 2021

Publisher’s & Editor’s Note: Our focus may be small, but our ambitions are large. Fifteen years ago this month, founding publisher Steve Levene wrote those words in the first issues…

Publisher’s Note: A new community event calendar

Partnerships continue to be a central part of our growth strategy, and today I’m excited to announce that we have joined together with one of Atlanta’s most revered media organizations,…

Publisher’s Note: website update

Keen observers will notice that we have merged all of our digital properties into one today. By moving the Atlanta Intown content into the Reporter Newspapers site, we hope to…

Publisher’s Note: A new partnership

Today is an exciting day for all of us at Springs Publishing, especially the team that works on Atlanta Senior Life, our free, monthly publication that’s tailored to the interests…

Publisher’s Note: Amy Wenk named editor

There’s a changing of the guard at Reporter Newspapers. Amy Wenk, a longtime journalist and corporate communications manager, has joined as editor. She succeeds John Ruch, who has led the…

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Coverage from other outlets

Leff & Associates “Four Questions Journalist Spotlight” with Amy Wenk and Keith Pepper (March 5, 2022)

The Georgia Gang” recognizes Rough Draft as a “winner of the week” (December 19, 2021)

Bulldawg Illustrated Proust Q&A with Keith Pepper (November 24, 2021)

LinkedIn post on Atlanta Journal-Constitution partnership (November 14, 2021)

What’s Up Dunwoody podcast about the Dunwoody 4th of July Parade. Amy Wenk and Keith Pepper (July 3, 2021)

Atlanta Jewish Times: “Steve Levene Sells Reporter Newspapers” (Jan. 12, 2021)

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: “OPINION: Atlanta man happy to buy newspaper company? Must be fake joy” (Dec. 23, 2020)