About Us

Marisa Palmieri

Marisa Palmieri
Editor in Chief
Landscape Management

Palmieri has won numerous awards for her coverage of the landscape and golf course markets from the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA), the Press Club of Cleveland and the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). In 2007, ASBPE named Palmieri a Young Leader.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, cum laude, from Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism.

T: 216.706.3764     F: 216.706.3712      mpalmieri@northcoastmedia.net


Sarah PfleddererSarah Pfledderer
Associate Editor
Landscape Management

Pfledderer is a recent graduate of The Ohio State University, where she majored in journalism and was an editor at the college’s newspaper, The Lantern. She has also interned at her hometown newspaper The Sidney Daily News, (614) Magazine, The Columbus Dispatch and was a writer in the communications department at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.

T: 216.706.3756     F: 216.706.3712     spfledderer@northcoastmedia.net



Marty Whitford

Martin Whitford
Editorial Director
Landscape Management and Golfdom 
Publisher – Pest Management Professional

Whitford is an award-winning journalist and editorial leader at North Coast Media. He has served NCM’s Green Group for four years, including spending the past two years at the helm of Landscape Management magazine. He steered LM’s 2009 reader-driven print and Web site redesigns that helped the brand win a record number of awards from the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA). Whitford brings with him 18 years of experience in business-to-business integrated media. He served in the U.S. Navy during the first Persian Gulf War.

T: 216.706.3766     F: 216.706.3712     mwhitford@northcoastmedia.net