LMS Happenings: New Editorial Staff

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Lisa Leigh Connors, former copy editor, social media editor and page designer at the Cape Cod Times, is editor of Cape Cod Magazine and Chatham Magazine. In her role, she leads the direction of the magazines, collaborates with writers and photographers, and writes profiles and feature stories. Connors had previously worked for 13 years as a staff writer and assistant features editor at the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Christian Science Monitor in Boston. Connors is based in the Hyannis office of Lighthouse Media Solutions. She loves the Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs (her hometown) and loves to run in local road races. She lives in Harwich with her husband and two boys, Chase and Quinn, ages 4 and 8.

Maria Allen has been the editor of South Shore Living magazine since 2008 and was a key member of the editorial team at Rabideau Media Group since 2003. Responsible for the overall editorial content of the magazine, she devotes much of her time to exploring the South Shore in search of fresh story ideas that celebrate the region and the local community. Throughout her journalism career she has edited and written articles on a wide range of topics, including: art, fashion, history, home design, nature, philanthropy and the most delicious of all topics—food and drink. Her work has also been published in sister publications Cape Cod Magazine, Chatham Magazine and Cape Cod Guide.  A Wellfleet native, she lives in Sagamore Beach with her husband, Jonathan Allen, and their rescue dog, Zoe. She is also happily expecting her first child, a boy, due in July.

Ann Luongo joins Lighthouse Media Solutions as assistant managing editor for South Shore Living and Cape Cod Magazine. Ann has been in the publishing industry for over 12 years, including nine years with Gatehouse Media New England as an assistant editor. She also wrote a biweekly column, “Soccer Mom Chronicles,” which was published locally and nationally. In addition, Ann been a contributing writer and editor for a number of publishers, as well as several online and print publications, including Your Teen Magazine, Healthy Living and Misstropolis. Ann is excited to bring her experience to Lighthouse Media Solutions, working out of its Hyannis office. She lives in Plymouth with her husband, Jim, and the youngest of their two teenage daughters.

Colby Radomski is assistant editor for South Shore Living and Cape Cod Magazine. She began her writing career as an editorial intern for South Shore Living during her senior year of college at Bridgewater State University. Colby regularly writes restaurant and real estate features for both magazines and is also a contributor to feature pieces as well as arts and culture stories. In her leisure time, Colby enjoys staying active outdoors, whether it’s running, skiing, kayaking or just soaking up the sun.