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.
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.
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.
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 covers Brookhaven and Dunwoody for Reporter Newspapers. She also writes about popular culture.
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 covers Sandy Springs for Reporter Newspapers.
Sales & Marketing Team
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.
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 has more than 30-years of experience in the newspaper industry.
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.
sr. account manager
Suzanne Purcell has more than 30-years of newspaper experience and previously worked at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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.
founder & Publisher emeritus
HERE ARE THE LATEST STORIES ABOUT SPRINGS PUBLISHING
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)