Meet The Editor
Alexandra

Alexandra Martin is a Fargo transplant. Born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama and then educated in Columbia, Missouri, she’s slowly made her way north over the years. She graduated from Stephens College, a small women’s college, with a BFA in Fashion Communications and enjoys being able to incorporate her background in fashion into all she creates. Although she’s newer to the area, she’s made herself at home here and loves being able to share the stories of the Red River Valley. 

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Editorial Calendar

January
Nonprofits/charities 
In collaboration with Dakota Medical Foundation and Giving Hearts Day, the January issue will be completely dedicated to highlighting the charities and non-profits of our area.  Profiles on local non-profits, information about Giving Hearts Day, tips on how to be a charitable champion and more will be found within this issue.

February 
Music Issue
In memory of February 3rd’s 60th anniversary of “The Day the Music Died,” we will be looking at our area’s up and coming musical acts who just might be the next Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens or J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson. 

March 
Family
What better place to raise a family than in Fargo? Our area is filled with stories of couples moving back to the area in hopes to grow their family here. This issue will celebrate all things family, parenting and children related. 

Supplemental Issue: The Wedding Guide

April
Brunch Attack 
We have yet to meet a soul who doesn’t like brunch. In this issue, we will dive forks first into all the hottest brunch spots to frequent, making you think about becoming a “morning person.” 

May 
“48 Hours in…” 
What better time to plan a weekend trip than in the summer months? Even with a busy schedule, a weekend getaway is a great way to take a breather without sacrificing too much of your routine. In this issue, we will map out how to spend a perfect 48 hours in various drivable locations in the region. You have no excuse to not give yourself a break and explore all our area has to offer! 

June 
Play!
With the snow thawed after a long winter, it is time to embrace all things playful. From intramural sports teams to gym routines, we will touch on a variety of ways to get out and play. 

July
Pets
Pets are an important part of many of our families, so overlooking them would be just wrong. Doggy daycares, veterinarians and shelters, oh my! Whether you’ve had pets since before you could walk or if you’ve only just begun thinking about getting your own furry companion, we will give you a complete guide to pet ownership and appreciation.

August
Beer Pairing
As more breweries pop up across our community, we celebrate how well they complement our local restaurants. That’s why we’ll talk with the local breweries about what dishes their beers pair well with. 

September 
Collegiate Spotlight 
With a handful of colleges in our area, we want to focus on these institutions and the young minds they mold. This issue will feature some of the area’s college student’s who are making waves, as well as focus on keeping these Fargo-educated minds here in town, so that we can continue to all grow together. 

October
Fashion / Style
Fall Fashion Weeks just happened in cities from New York to Milan, and Fargo isn’t one to miss out! In this issue, we will touch on Fargo’s own shopping and style options available. Learn how to take trends from the Paris runways to Fargo’s streets, all with local styles and shops.

November 
Fargo Born: Where are they now?
Fargo’s culture is a breeding ground for outstanding movers and shakers. This issue will spotlight those who were born and raised here and have since moved onto other parts of the world. Learn how this area shaped them and what they like most about this city they once called “home.” 

December 
Year in Review 
We love looking back at what made our year so memorable. This issue highlights new businesses that came about in 2019 and what all we enjoyed most about the growth in our town.

Contact sales@spotlightmediafargo.com to learn more about how we can help your business grow. 

We’re always looking for the best stories Fargo-Moorhead has to offer. If you have an idea for a great article, contact us at FargoMonthly@SpotlightMediaFargo.com

Our Latest Issue Available Online

01

Behind The Apron: Ryan Nitschke, Luna

We talked with some chefs from the area and let them give us a peek into a day in their lives. Here’s Ryan Nitschke from Luna.
02

Proof Artisan Distillers Continues To Stand Out From Competition

We traveled all over Fargo-Moorhead and profiled your favorite breweries, meaderies and distilleries. Learn more about Proof Artisan Distillers!
03

Meet Corina, A Multicultural Learner And Educator

Alex Cyusa is introducing to you Dr. Corina Todoran, who came to NDSU by way of Romania. See what she has to say about our community.
04

Fargo-Moorhead Events Calendar

There is so much happening in our community, it can be hard to keep up with all the events. Well, we have you covered with our events calendar.

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