Peachtree Media Group Names Lori Coon Publisher of Greenville Magazine and SouthCarolina Magazine

September 8, 2008

GREENVILLE, SC – September 8, 2008 – Peachtree Media Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the company has named Lori Coon as Publisher of Greenville Magazine and SouthCarolina Magazine.

Coon most recently served as Publisher of GSA BUSINESS and worked for over 15 years at The Franklin Times. She is active in the Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Sertoma Club, where she served on the board of directors. Under Coon’s leadership, Greenville Magazine plans to direct its editorial coverage and content back to a truly business-oriented focus.

“We are honored to have such a qualified professional as Lori join our organization,” said Paul Gesimondo, CEO of Peachtree Media Group. “We look forward to her helping us take our company to the next level and realizing our highest level of growth and potential possible.”

In 2007, Coon graduated from the Riley Institute of Diversity Leaders Initiative. She is a past recipient of the South Carolina Small Business Association’s Media Advocate of the Year award.

Greenville Magazine, founded in 1993, has a circulation of approximately more than 20,000 and a monthly readership of more than 70,000 individual readers, making it one of the most anticipated magazines in this region. Visit for more information.

Established in 2002, SouthCarolina Magazine, owned by Peachtree Media Group, is the lifestyle publication for the state of South Carolina. The magazine maintains affiliations with, Southern Destinations, and S.C. International. Along with its affiliates, SouthCarolina Magazine reaches over 1.5 million readers annually. Along with subscribers in 48 states, SouthCarolina Magazine is distributed throughout South and North Carolina.  Visit for more information.