Spotlight Media is a North Dakota publishing company. We publish over one million printed magazines per year. Our monthly publications include Fargo Monthly, Fargo INC!, Bison Illustrated and Design & Living magazines. The team manages the editorial process, design, distributions, sales, web, mobile platforms and more. Spotlight Media publishes over one million printed magazines per year.
Spotlight Media is constantly growing and changing. In 2010, there was 1 employee. Now look at our team! All our employees come from a wide range of backgrounds and each offers unique skills that help the Spotlight Media team become even stronger and more well-rounded.
- More than a dozen Addy Awards from the American Advertising Federation District 8, including at least seven gold awards.
- More than 10 awards from the Minnesota Magazine Publishers Association Article of the Year and an excellence award for overall magazine with Fargo Monthly.
- Over one million magazines printed in 2015
- Over 500,000 photos taken every year.
- More than 1,000 individual articles have been developed on local people or businesses with specialized photo shoots and interviews.
- Purchased two businesses. (D1 Media Group and Outdoor Design and Living LLC.)
- Donated over $70,000 to charity in four years.
- Gained more than one million impressions online on fargomonthly.com.
- Converted 10 local interns into paid employees.
- Successfully executed branding and creative advertising campaigns for over 500 local businesses. This included customized design, photography, messaging and placement.
- Co-Winner of the 2016 Niche Media Nichee Award for Best Regional Magazine.
- Finalist for the 2016 Fargo-Moorhead-West-Fargo Chamber of Commerce “Small Business of the Year Award.”
It’s been an exciting journey full of learning, changing and meeting amazing people. Here’s a look back on everything Spotlight Media has accomplished so far.