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San Diego Magazine is a national award-winning media company covering the life, culture, and people of San Diego. Longtime Food Network expert Troy Johnson oversees food and drink coverage. Award-winning writer and author Mateo Hoke serves as executive editor overseeing print and digital content with a background in feature writing and video production.

Award-winning writer and managing editor Jackie Bryant oversees the production of the magazine and gives us the inside scoop on all things culture. Longtime editor and award-winning writer Nicolle Monico is at the helm as our digital editor with an eye on increasing the magazine’s digital presence. Our social media manager’s film was nominated at Cannes—yes, we have the dream team.

No matter the topic—food, drink, art, music, theater, architecture, design, travel, outdoors, entrepreneurs, brands, social issues, or random curiosities—our creatives really, really know their stuff. With the iconic magazine, podcast, web, video and film, social media, e-newsletters, and events, SDM Media and Studios is one of the most robust media outlets covering the city.

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Subscriptions & Services

A subscription to San Diego Magazine draws you into the community. Use it to plan your day, week, month, life. Visit our online subscriber center, where you can subscribe, give a gift subscription, make a change of address, cancel or renew subscriptions and contact our circulation department with questions.

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Each month, about 900,000 people turn to SDM for ideas on what to do, go, see, be a part of. SDM Media is elite in its ability to grow your brand across every media platform that matters—online, social media, e-newsletter, podcast, online, video, events, SMS messaging, and, of course, the iconic monthly magazine. Over 74 years, we’ve built one of the city’s most desirable through award-winning editorial, paid targeted circulation, and an influential and affluent readership. Some media outlets can offer clients one or two products—SDM offers them all, and wins awards doing it. Contact us today to speak with an account manager and request a marketing plan and strategy to grow your business.

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Email Newsletters

San Diego Magazine‘s newsletters keep you in the know. The Main Dish covers the dining scene, Best of San Diego This Week brings you the top events and arts and culture, Charitable SD rounds up news from the nonprofit world, Getaways will help you find the perfect destination to get out of town, and Hikey Bikey Beer is your guide to outdoor, active life.

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Happy Half Hour

Hosted by award-winning food writer and longtime Food Network expert Troy Johnson, along with David Martin, “The Happy Half Hour” is a weekly podcast that keeps people in the know about San Diego’s food and drink scene. Each episode features a round up of the latest restaurant and food news, an interview with a notable guest from the food world, and finishes with “Two People, Fifty Bucks,” our team’s recommendations for a great date night spot.

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Not a Parenting Podcast

San Diego Magazine presents Not a Parenting Podcast with hosts Claire Johnson, CEO of San Diego Magazine, and Alexandria Ott, founder and CEO of Chrome City Public Relations. This dream team of a duo speak with the city’s community leaders and industry experts to discuss the challenges and triumphs of balancing big careers and raising tiny humans.

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Custom Media

San Diego Magazine’s Custom Media uses our branding experts to create custom media products for clients. We tell brands’ stories with our award-winning style—great writing, art, design, video, social media, podcasts, etc. We’ve worked with brands like UCSD Extension, San Diego Tourism Authority, Scripps Healthcare, Rady Children’s Hospital, among others. Our content development and branding expertise can be your secret weapon.

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At San Diego Magazine we explore the San Diego border region in-depth—the people, the food, the culture and the issues that make this corner of the country tick. Click the link below to learn more about our pitching process.

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