St Croix Press

FinePrint June 17, 2011


A Delightful Learning Experience!

Being a Judge for the MMPA Excellence awards (for the past 3 years!) is always a learning experience for me. A delightful learning experience! As many of you know, working in magazine publishing, at times, can seem a bit isolating, even if you are working on-site with others in your department. You can become so focused on deadlines and logistics, you feel like you are in you own little world. Having…

Don’t Forget: Education Seminar June 21

The QR Explosion: Join Lisa Foote, founder of, and Kevin Dunn, vice president of digital media at MSP Communications in a wide-ranging discussion on QR codes and their growing ubiquity in print media. WHEN: Tuesday, June 21th | 8:30 to 10:00am WHERE: MMPA Office Griggs-Midway Building, 1821 University Avenue W,  Suite S254 St. Paul, MN 55104 Directional signs will be posted in the…

Q&A with Publisher Michael Cassidy

By Jim Tarbox

Michael Cassidy is the publisher of the HISTORY channel magazine and Corporate Sales Director at North American Media Group (Minnetonka, Minn.) as well as a part-time professor at St. Thomas University teaching Organizational Behavior. In his spare time he is busy raising his nine children with his wife of 22 years, Shery. Q: How did you get started in the magazine business? I knew I was not a good…