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Spotlight CEO, Mike Dragosavich talks Fargo INC! with Morning Show

Spotlight CEO, Mike Dragosavich talks Fargo INC! with Morning Show

Yesterday, Spotlight Media CEO Mike Dragosavich got the chance to chat with The Need To Know Morning Show on AM 1100 The Flag to unveil the company’s brand new Fargo business publication, Fargo INC! During the interview, Dragosavich expands on the quality theme changes across Spotlight Media’s publication Stride and the development of Fargo INC!.

Dragosavich journeys through the process of why Fargo INC! is coming alive and the growth, expansion and vibrant business scene that the Fargo community is experiencing. Fargo INC! can be found online at www.fargobusiness.com! Be sure to give the interview a listen below.

Our First Ever 5 Magazine Month

Our First Ever 5 Magazine Month

March 2015 is Spotlight Media’s fifth anniversary, and it’s also the first month we’ve published five magazines.

Our entire staff put in a great amount of hard work to make these 528 pages happen and we’re excited to share these special issues with you. Check out all of them below!

Fargo Monthly March 2015

Fargo Monthly – “The Women’s Issue”

This month we teamed up with United Way of Cass-Clay to present the powerful females in their 35 Women Under 35 leadership program, along with five other influential area businesswomen. Our third annual Wedding Issue is also printed within this issue as well, making it the first time we’ve ever done two publications in one.

Wedding Issue March 2015

Fargo Monthly’s Annual Wedding Issue

From photographers to caterers to venues, we have everything you need to know about planning the perfect wedding in Fargo-Moorhead. This issue is printed in the March issue of Fargo Monthly magazine, and approximately 3,ooo standalone copies were distributed as well.

Stride March 2015

Stride Magazine – “Staying Fit In Service”

Step into the world of emergency response and rescue. Four service members share their individual workout routines and why personal fitness is imperative on the job in this month’s issue.

Bison Illustrated March 2015

Bison Illustrated – “Above and Beyond The Mat”

We take a deep dive into the up and coming wrestling program, with four features and a look back at the program’s history. We also take four Bison football players back to Signing Day and rehash the memories that brought them to NDSU.

Design & Living March 2015

Design & Living – “Drawing Up The Neighborhood”

​The Fargo-Moorhead and surrounding areas are rapidly flourishing before our very eyes. In this issue, we dug into some of the newest developments around the community to bring you everything you need to know when it comes to finding the right place to live. We’ve also included a directory of new neighborhoods and developments to help you map out your options.

January 2015 at Spotlight Media

January 2015 at Spotlight Media

The first month of 2015 was a busy one for Spotlight Media. We sent 432 pages to the printers between Stride, Fargo Monthly, Bison Illustrated and Design and Living Magazine. Throughout all four magazines, we interviewed more than 50 people, did several dozen photoshoots and designed dozens of ads for local clients. Read all four magazines below.

Read Fargo Monthly

Read Stride

 

Read Bison Illustrated

December 2014 At Spotlight Media

December 2014 At Spotlight Media

We’ve been hard at work this last month at Spotlight Media in order to bring our December magazines to life. We did a lot of looking back at the year of 2014, and are more ready than ever to take on 2015. Click the photos below to check out the digital versions of the magazines.

December Stride
We took a look back at each month of Stride this year, and highlighted some of our most touching stories and even did some follow-ups with some of the influential people featured throughout the year.

Highlights
– Survivors of heart disease
– Battling Mental Illness
– The Biggest Loser: Fargo Edition
– Influential Faces of Fargo
– Local Heros
– The Fight Against Cancer

December Bison Illustrated
This month at Bison Illustrated we were reminded what it truly means to have Bison pride, and how strong it really is in this community. We got a chance to meet with two new coaches for the NDSU Bison that everyone has been talking about: Men’s Basketball coach Dave Richman and Women’s Basketball coach Maren Walseth. We also had the pleasure of talking to various NDSU Team Makers and families and individuals.

Highlights: 
– New NDSU Basketball Coaches
– Interview with Lawrence Alexander
– Team Maker Stories
– Conversion of the Scheels Arena from Ice to Hardwood
– 100 Year Old Bison Superfan

December Fargo Monthly 
We took a big look back at each issue for the year of 2014 and picked out some of our favorite moments and photos. Spotlight Media also announced a partnership with a new app called Buzzcut, and Fargo Monthly was able to chat with the founder for more info.

Highlights: 
– A Year in Photos
– Best Dishes
– Celebrity Interviews
– Local Personalities
– Mixologists of The Year

The cover of Design & Living's December 2014 shopping issue.

December Design & Living
For this month’s issue, we’ve been hard at working creating a shopping list of products from all over the Fargo-Moorhead area. We also had the opportunity to meet with a few local personalities for tips on holiday decorating and fun DIY projects.

Highlights: 
– Yuletide Shopping Guide: 90 local products
– DIY With Eco Chic Boutique
– Holiday Q&A with Hannah Leichtenberg
– Luxury Items