Our Mission

CRMA's purpose is to facilitate professional development and training opportunities for member magazines and opportunities to exchange information and ideas. The Association seeks to encourage high editorial and journalistic standards and to compile industry research and data for the membership. City and regional magazines are promoted as a major media market. CRMA represents member magazines on major national and regional policy issues (legal journalistic, commercial, and political), as well as furthers the interests of the membership.


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Gary Whitaker

417 Magazine

Bob Fernald

Vice President
Down East: The Magazine of Maine

Betsy Benson

Vice President
Pittsburgh Magazine

Chris Schulz

Orange Coast Magazine

Remy Spreeuw

5280 Magazine

Christine Allison

Immediate Past President
D Magazine


Frank Bird
Cleveland Magazine
Shelly Crowley
Mpls.St.Paul Magazine
JB Braun
Main Line Today
Bernie Mann
OurState Magazine
Ray Paprocki
Columbus Monthly
Nicole Vogel
SagaCity Media


Affiliate Member Liaison

Joe O'Donnell


Associate Member Liaison

Andy Balch
The Magazine Manager



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Contact Us:

City and Regional Magazine Association

2512 Artesia Blvd, Ste 200
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
(310) 379-8261
(310) 379-8283 fax

Executive Director

C. James Dowden
(310) 379-8261 x11

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