Shelly Pond

After graduating from the journalism program at the University of Florida, I wrote for the Boca Raton News and became immersed in the South Florida community. Later I gained experience in marketing and community relations promoting a local hospital in Hollywood, Florida. I remember wishing for a publication that would approach the news from... -Read More


Grif Blackstone

Grif Blackstone is the owner of Blackstone Media Group, a full scale web design and marketing company and publisher of the Good News, the largest Christian newspaper in Florida. Grif has helped hundreds of businesses build an effective brand identity to help them communicate who they are to their target market. Writer, speaker, and... -Read More


Joe Sammaritano

I love helping people bring their dream or passion to life. I get almost as excited as they do as they see things take form and we start to mold the character and style of their business. You see, I believe just about everything goes back to branding. We brand our school, our homes,... -Read More


Marissa Tatakis

Hello, I’m Marissa! I’m a native to Florida but my roots are from Greece. I recently graduated with my Masters from the Miami International University of Art & Design for Design Media Management. My background is in Graphic and Web Design from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale.  I’m a creative at heart and designing... -Read More