Minneapolis, February 22, 2007 – Greenspring Media Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Dehn as Style Editor of Minnesota Monthly. Serving in this newly created position, Dehn will cover retail, fashion, and lifestyle trends and will edit “The Look” section of the magazine. Additionally, she will attend restaurant and store openings, charity and fund-raising events, and make media appearances as requested.
Dehn has an extensive background in both journalism and corporate communications. She was most recently a communications manager at Northwest Airlines, where during her two-year tenure she edited the company’s publications for external travel partners. A native of Minneapolis and graduate of Wake Forest University in North Carolina, Dehn has worked in both communications and merchandising at Target Corporation, interned at FW Magazine in London, and written freelance articles for Expatriate Online. She is an active member of the Junior League of St. Paul and volunteers with Women’s Advocates.
“Elizabeth’s passion for trends in housewares, couture, and retail culture is palpable,” said Minnesota Monthly publisher Nancy Benedict. “She’ll bring a fresh perspective to our coverage of new shops, stores, and restaurants. Keep an eye on the magazine’s lifestyle coverage—because it’s only going to improve and expand with Elizabeth at the helm. We want to be a must-read source for readers regarding what’s fresh, hot, and current in design and style.”
Minnesota Monthly, an award-winning publication dedicated to exploring the life and culture of the Twin Cities, the state of Minnesota, and the Upper Midwest, reaches more than 300,000 readers each month. The magazine covers dining, travel, health, the arts, and more, and regularly features contributions by the region’s best writers.
Dehn’s byline will first appear the April issue of Minnesota Monthly, which hits newsstands on March 15, 2007.
Greenspring Media Group publishes Minnesota Monthly as well as several other magazines, including Midwest Home, Drinks, Real Food and multiple custom publications. In addition to the publishing segment of its business, Greenspring Media Group produces signature special events including the Twin Cities Food and Wine Experience and Luxury Home Tours in seven markets across the nation.