Our Story

Triangle Media Partners is the largest lifestyle influencer in the Triangle and expert audience and content builders. Our marketing strategists offer custom, flexible and thoughtful marketing solutions for local businesses with targeted multimedia audiences. We help your organization grow traffic, leads and awareness.  Our team is dedicated to quality local content that serves our readers, local businesses and the community.

We are an Orange County Living Wage employer, and we are proud to say that we are a majority female-owned organization.

Triangle Media Brands

Core Values

  • Support the Customer
  • Love Your Community
  • Enthusiasm First
  • Buy Local
  • Quality Always Wins

Our Staff



Rory Kelly Gillis

President of Triangle Digital Partners
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Dan Shannon

Dan Shannon

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Ellen Shannon

President of Triangle Media Partners
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Corporate + Administration


Amy Bell

Vice President of Finance & Administration
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Cassady Orsini

Office Administration & Accounting Assistant
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Amanda MacLaren

Amanda MacLaren

Executive Managing Editor
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Jessica Stringer

Jessica Stringer

Editor, Chapel Hill Magazine
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Anna-Rhesa Versola

Anna-Rhesa Versola

Managing Editor, Chatham Magazine


Renee Ambroso

Assistant Editor


Brooke Spach

Editorial Assistant
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John Michael Simpson

John Michael Simpson

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Art + Production


Ashlin Acheson

Director of Creative Operations
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Kevin Brown

Creative Director
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Lindsay Scott

Graphic Designer/Production Coordinator


Khadijah Weekes Nolan

Graphic Designer
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Jean Carlos Rosario-Montalvo

Art Director


Matt Bair

Distribution Manager

Advertising Sales

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Chris Elkins

Vice President
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Jenna Parks

Publisher, Heart of NC Weddings

Melissa Crane

Melissa Crane

Senior Account Executive
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Lauren Phillips

Account Executive
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Kem Johnson

Kem Johnson

Account Executive


Lucinda Poole

Account Executive


Dana Statkun

Account Executive

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Lizzie Jones

Digital Operations Manager


Sally Scruggs

Creative Director


Brian McIndoo

Digital Operations Specialist

Giving Back

Our host of magazine and digital publishing supports more than 100 nonprofits and events every year with over $150,000 of sponsorship advertising investment. Our team sits on the following boards and committees:

  • NAACP of Orange County
  • The Greater Chapel Hill Chamber of Commerce
  • The Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce
  • Chatham Chamber of Commerce
  • The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center
  • NC Alumni Committee for Racial and Ethnic Diversity
  • UNC Board of Visitors
  • Pittsboro Rotary and Chatham Chamber of Commerce
  • Meals on Wheels
  • GiGi’s Playhouse
  • Band Together
  • Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce
  • Triangle Non-profit Volunteer and Leadership Center
  • Helius Foundation

Diversity + Inclusion

Triangle Media Partners is an equal-opportunity employer that pledges to not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

At Triangle Media Partners, our approach to diversity is simple – it’s about embracing everyone. We want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated and free to be who they are at work. We are committed to an inclusive workforce that fully represents different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints. We reflect these same values in our relationships with our greater community, customers and vendors.


There are currently no positions available, but we're always looking to work with great local talent!
Please check back soon for opportunities to join our team.


We are looking for editorial interns who will gain experience fact checking, copy editing and writing for both print and web. Interns will work across all three city mag publications – Chapel Hill Magazine, Durham Magazine & Chatham Magazine – plus annuals like the visitors and relocation guides. Interns need to be proactive, organized and meticulous, and ideal interns would have experience with AP Style, WordPress and writing or editing for a student publication. Past interns have gone on to work or intern at Real Simple, Garden & Gun, Our State, Washingtonian and The Local Palate. If you’d like to apply for the editorial internship, please email a resume and writing samples to jessica.stringer@chapelhillmagazine.com with “editorial internship” in the subject line.

We are also looking for a digital intern to help execute a social media strategy on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. and turn print articles into web posts, IG stories and other videos for social media. For the digital internships, please email jessica.stringer@chapelhillmagazine.com a resume, links to IG Reels or TikToks, and online story samples that exemplify creative headline writing.

We are also looking for interns for Heart of NC Weddings magazine. Interns will have the opportunity to attend wedding industry events including vendor showcases and venue open houses, gain experience drafting weekly blog posts for the website and write posts for social media accounts. The ideal intern will have experience with WordPress, an attention to detail and enthusiasm for creating engaging social media content. If you’d like to apply for the Heart of NC Weddings internship, please email a resume and writing samples to renee.ambroso@trianglemediapartners.com with “HONCW internship” in the subject line.

The internships are hybrid and interns choose their days/hours; ideally interns could work a shift or two in Chapel Hill office (with a fully vaccinated staff) each week.

  • Spring (early January through last week of April) & fall (mid-August through last week in November, plus the second week in December) internships are 10 hours a week
  • Summer (May through August) & winter (December/January) internships are 20-30 hours a week.
  • Deadlines to apply: summer 2023 (April 17), fall 2023 (Aug. 1). If you've missed the deadline, reach out to inquire as sometimes we take intern applications on a rolling basis depending on the need.
  • The internship is unpaid but we will work with students to get school credit, and a select few interns will be invited back for another semester for a paid internship ($11/hour, starting in 2023)

Want to know more?

Book a discovery meeting with one of our Marketing Strategists for a custom and thoughtful marketing solution! 

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