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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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Yankee Magazine

Yankee Magazine

Yankee is New England's magazine. Since 1935 devoted Yankee readers have enjoyed useful and entertaining articles about New England issues, people, homes, gardens, food, and travel. With 1.75 million readers in the Northeast and beyond, Yankee is a super-regional magazine with a broad appeal.
5280 (Denver) Magazine

5280 (Denver) Magazine

First published in 1993, 5280 is Denver's premier guide to the arts, entertainment, dining, issues, and living well in the Mile-High City. The largest local magazine produced in Colorado, 5280 is consistently the top-selling magazine at leading newsstands and has been a finalist for the National Magazine Award on six occasions.

The Subprime Banner Ad Crisis

Are Banner Ads Poised to Experience the Same Fate as the 2008 Housing Market?

The New Yorker Tests Readers' Willingness to Pay Up

The culture magazine drew more visitors after implementing a paywall and has raised subscription prices to counter print ad slump.

How to Reach Millennials in 2016

Time Inc. has gone all in trying to capture the Millennial audience; specifically the female Millennial audience.

How Digital Newsrooms Have Adapted To Millennials

Companies have had to adjust to attract and retain young people who are known for job-hopping. For the new batch of digital publications, that means rethinking timeworn newsroom practices.


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CRMA 2012 Membership Directory

2012 Digital Directory

An exciting approach to this year's directory! A real page-turner. The directory is not only electronically accessible — it contains live links to all member titles and advertisers.



38th Annual Conference

May 17-19, 2014
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Road NW
Washington, DC, 20008
Room rate: $195/night (sgl/dbl)
Cut-off: April 17, 2014 (or when our block of rooms sells out -- whichever comes first)
To book a room online, visit this special Marriott web page
For reservations, call 877/212-5752 or 202/328-2000 and mention CRMA

Details on this meeting are posted here.

Promotion Exchange Program (PEP)

June 30, 2014
Theme: Ad sales reports and templates used to measure results

PEP is electronic. Send your contribution in an email to bart.ortberg@dowdenmanagement.com, and participants (only) will receive a link to where all submissions are posted after the deadline.

Questions? Email: bart.ortberg@dowdenmanagement.com

Fall Publishers' Round Table

Sept. 19-20, 2014
The Lodge at Torrey Pines
11480 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Room rate: $285/night (sgl/dbl)
Cut-off  Aug. 18, 2014
For reservations, call 858/453-4420 and mention CRMA
Click here to book rooms online at our discounted rate



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CRMA 2012 Winter Roundtable Memories