Springs Publishing is Atlanta’s leading hyperlocal media organization.

We publish Reporter Newspapers, Atlanta Intown and Atlanta Senior Life. 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 has a monthly circulation of 27,000 and reaches the intown communities from Midtown to Grant Park and from Emory to the Westside.

Atlanta Senior Life has a monthly circulation of 15,000 and 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 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning newsletter that is a clever, curated, and concise look at what’s happening around metro Atlanta.

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.

Wenk 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 is the editor of Atlanta Intown.

Chad Radford

digital editor & rough draft

Chad Radford is the editor of Rough Draft, a 3x a week morning email from Springs Publishing.

Joe Earle

Editor-at-large & Atlanta senior life

Former Managing Editor Joe Earle has more than 30-years of experience with daily newspapers, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Sammie Purcell

Staff writer

Sammie Purcell covers Brookhaven and Dunwoody for Reporter Newspapers.

Bob Pepalis


Bob Pepalis covers Sandy Springs for Reporter Newspapers.

John Ruch

contributing writer

The former Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers, Ruch is a columnist to the Saporta Report.

Sales & Marketing Team

Keith Pepper


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 Board of the Atlanta Press Club and was previously a member of the Board of Directors at Kate’s Club.

Amy Arno

director of sales development

A founding member of the Reporter Newspapers team, Amy has more than 25-years of experience in local media sales and marketing.

Deborah Davis

office manager & classified sales

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

Jeff Kremer

Sr. account executive

Rob Lee

Sr. Sales consultant

Rico Figliolini

Creative director

Steve Levene


Company News


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 […]

Publisher’s Note: New Year, New Beginnings

Against the strong headwinds facing journalism (and newspapers in particular), the hyperlocal media space continues to thrive, delivering the type of relevant journalism that is essential to a functioning society […]

Reporter Newspapers has a new owner

Reporter Newspapers and its parent company, Springs Publishing, have a new owner. Keith Pepper, an Atlanta native who grew up in Dunwoody and Sandy Springs, purchased the company this month […]

Reporter Newspapers to change format, delivery in January

Starting in January 2019, the print edition of the Reporter Newspapers will move from bi-weekly to monthly, transforming into a bigger, two-section newspaper. At the same time, the four Reporter […]

John Ruch named managing editor of Reporter Newspapers

John Ruch, associate editor of Reporter Newspapers, has been named managing editor of the community publications. In his new role, John will oversee editorial operations and new initiatives for the […]

Publisher’s Note: Introducing Atlanta Senior Life

Did you know that 10,000 Baby Boomers are turning 65 every day? I didn’t realize that so many members of the “Woodstock generation” were signing up for Medicare and Social […]

Publisher’s Note: Ten Years, One Mission

As a Sandy Springs homeowner 10 years ago, I wanted information about services the new city would provide.  My first instinct was to look for it in a local newspaper, […]


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