Duluth~Superior Magazine is the lifestyle magazine of the Twin Ports region. Founded by Publisher Marti Buscaglia and first published in February 2008, Duluth~Superior Magazine reflects all that is good and exciting about living in the Northland.
That means focusing on our vibrant art community, as well as fishing and hunting opportunities. We highlight the best of everything in restaurants, nightlife, style and fashion, while never forgetting the natural beauty that surrounds us in every season.
Duluth~Superior is a unique community. We’re here to celebrate it.
Duluth~Superior Magazine is published monthly by New Ventures Publishing Corporation. The single issue price is $3.95. Subscriptions are available for $22.00 per year.
Where to find us on newsstands
The current issue of Duluth~Superior Magazine can be purchased at the following locations: Barnes & Noble Bookstore, The Bookstore at Fitger’s, Byerly’s, The College of St. Scholastica Bookstore, Cub Foods, Little Stores, Lunds, Mount Royal Fine Foods, Super One Foods, the UMD Bookstore and other select newsstands.
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DAVID HILEMAN, PUBLISHER
David has over 15 years media experience mainly in the broadcast and cable industry focusing on advertising sales. He was most recently General Manager at Georgia Eagle Media in Warner Robins, GA and prior to that was the General Manager at KQDS TV FOX 21 in Duluth, MN. David is committed to ensuring that the high standards and quality that Duluth~Superior Magazine readers have come to expect remains in place.
WENDY WEBB, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
Duluth~Superior Magazine's founding editor, Wendy brings 25 years of experience in magazine journalism to the job. Before moving to Duluth more than a decade ago, she worked as a writer and editor for many Twin Cities-based publications, including Minnesota Monthly, Midwest Home, City Pages, and many others. In addition to setting and guiding DSM's editorial content, Wendy is also a successful novelist. Her first novel,The Tale of Halcyon Crane, published by Henry Holt in 2010 and translated into seven languages, won the prestigious 2011 Minnesota Book Award for fiction, and was selected by the Independent Booksellers Association of America as an Indie Next Pick, by the Midwest Booksellers Association as a Midwest Connections Pick, and by the Great Lakes Booksellers Association as a Great Lakes Great Reads pick. Her next novel, The Fate of Mercy Alban, is being published in January of 2013 by Hyperion, and is set right here in Duluth.
MATHEW PAWLAK, PRODUCTION/ART DIRECTOR
Matt is an experienced designer with more than 20 years of working with magazines, books and other publications. He has a versatile background including art direction, management, print production and design, and has worked exclusively on magazine and book design for more than ten years. Matt has won several design awards and has owned his own advertising and design business.
ROBERT LILLEGARD, WEB/CALENDAR EDITOR
Robert has been with Duluth~Superior Magazine since the first issue, and has written for the New York Times, Relish, and Midwest Living, alongside work for national food industry journals. In addition to the stories he writes for every issue of DSM, he edits the web site and puts togther the popular Arts and Entertainment and Outdoor Calendars.
JULIE MORAVCHIK, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/BLOGGER
Julie Moravchik is an Emmy award winning journalist with 16 years experience in broadcast journalism. She was born and raised in the Northland and has spent most of her career here. As a reporter at WDIO-TV and News Director at KQDS TV FOX 21. Julie was also a columnist at the Duluth News Tribune. She is currently writing her blog, “24-Hour Woman, A Working Mom’s Blog,” for Duluth Superior Magazine.
TONI PIAZZA, ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Toni is a recent transplant from Minneapolis, and has fallen in love with her new home in Duluth. With a combined 16 years of Sales and Marketing, Executive Management and Event Planning experience she is loving utilizing all of her talents with DSM. She has become very active in the community since her arrival, and is looking forward to participating even more in the near future. In her spare time she is writing her first book, and has been inspired by her new surroundings to start her second. Toni is excited to be part of the very talented team at DSM, and showcase all the natural beauty, fine arts, cuisine and history and all that Twin Ports area has to offer.
MARTI BUSCAGLIA, CEO
The former publisher of the Duluth News Tribune, Marti brings more than 20 years experience in the publishing industry as well as the enthusiasm and vision to make Duluth~Superior Magazine truly unique. This is Marti’s third magazine launch and one she is most excited about. Duluth~Superior Magazine is a celebration of our geography, our people and our future, a reflection of a growing marketplace in a spectacularly unique setting. Inspirational as well as aspirational, Duluth~Superior Magazine will showcase events and attitudes in the Northland’s pristine, yet bustling, environment. Marti invites you to join us in that celebration.
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