Halle Reid

Halle Reid

Content Marketing Project Manager

Halle Reid is a graduate of Ursuline College, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing. As Content Marketing Project Manager, she is responsible for keeping track of a wide variety of Content Marketing projects from start to finish including print and digital advertorials, sponsored web pages, and more.

Tim Carolin

Tim Carolin

Account Executive

After completing his Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations at Ohio University, Tim has served as a sales and marketing professional for over a decade in both B2B and consumer services. His experience ranges from selling sports entertainment with the Akron Aeros and Cleveland Cavaliers, real estate with Russell Real Estate Services, and media sales with PR Newswire and North Coast Media. Tim enjoys communicating with others in an effective and professional manner, while working to meet each seller and/or buyer’s personal needs.

Julie Sweany

Julie Sweany
Sr. Jr. Web Developer

A graduate of Kent State University’s graphic design program, Julie Sweany worked as a designer in a variety of publishing, agency, and freelance roles before becoming interested in web development. This interest prompted further education and a career transition, beginning with work for an e-commerce company and leading up to her current role with North Coast Media.


NCM Brands, Golfdom and Landscape Management Win 24 Industry Awards

CLEVELAND, Ohio — June 7, 2023 — North Coast Media (NCM) is delighted to share the news that Landscape Management (LM) and Golfdom were honored with a total of 24 accolades in the prestigious 2023 TOCA Communications Awards Contest. This event, organized by the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA), acknowledges exceptional achievements in writing, design, photography, videography and interactive projects within the green industry on an annual basis. NCM takes great pride in the success of LM and Golfdom in this competition. 

“We are tremendously proud of the achievements accomplished by the LM and Golfdom teams,” said NCM CEO Kevin Stoltman. “These awards serve as a testament to the remarkable talent, dedication and hard work of our team.”

“2022 was a great year for our teams on both Landscape Management and Golfdom magazines,” said Seth Jones, editor-in-chief of both publications. “Seeing the covers of our magazines projected on the screen as they were announced filled me with pride, as it demonstrated that our hard work covering these markets is recognized.” 

Golfdom took home 8 awards at this year’s event, while LM earned 15 awards including 2 Gardner (Best-In-Show) awards for Cover Page Designs and Blogs.

NCM staff recognized for their work include Jones; Pete Seltzer, VP of Graphic Design & Production; Christina Herrick, Editor; Joey Ciccolini, Digital Media Content Producer; Tracie Martinez, Art Director; Rob DiFranco, Associate Editor; and many contributors.

The complete list of winnings for the publications include: 

Golfdom First Place

Portrait/Personality photo — Welcome to the Club, Pete Seltzer and Jason Paige Smith

Best Instructional Video — An Inside Look with Golfdom: Water resistant products from Kafka Granite, Joey Ciccolini 

Golfdom Merit

Cover Page Design (Printed Magazines) — Super’s Choice Awards, Pete Seltzer 

Best Single Photo (Use of Stock) — The Golfdom Report, Pete Seltzer

Best Instructional Video — The Proof is in the Test Plots, Joey Ciccolini 

Editorial/Opinion Piece (Commercial Publications) — About One Minute, Seth Jones

Series of Columns by Regular Department Columnist — Wisdom from Waco, Jim Moore

Headline Writing (Commercial Publications) — Say You Want a Renovation?, Christina Herrick

LM Gardner (Best-in-Show) Awards

Cover Page Design (Printed Magazines) — Supercharged!, Tracie Martinez, Peter Krause, and Chris Sotomayor

Blogs — How Building a Band is like Building a Rockin’ Leadership Team, Jeffrey Scott 

LM First Place

Cover Page Design (Printed Magazines) — Supercharged!, Tracie Martinez, Peter Krause and Chris Sotomayor

Overall Media Kit Design — Landscape Management Media KitLandscape Management Staff

Blogs — How Building a Band is like Building a Rockin’ Leadership Team, Jeffrey Scott 

Best Short Video (2 Minutes or Less) — Exmark Debuts Electric Lazer Zero-turn Mower, Set for 2023 Release, Joey Ciccolini

Column (Commercial Publications) — Thanks for the Memories, Kevin Kehoe

Series of Columns by Regular Department Columnist — Grow with Grunder, Marty Grunder

Ornamental Feature Article (Commercial Publications) — Get to Know these Emerging Pests, Christina Herrick

Product Information Article (Commercial Publications) — Supercharged!, Christina Herrick

Best Use of Editorial or Opinion in Video — Grow with Grunder: Why Making Mistakes is an Important Part of Growth, Marty Grunder

Writing for Special Projects — 2022 LM150 Special Report, Seth Jones, Christina Herrick and Rob DiFranco

LM Merit

Product Information Article (Commercial Publications) — Why Infrastructure is the Latest Buzz Word in Battery-powered Equipment, Christina Herrick

Environmental Stewardship Article (Commercial Publications) — Making $ense, Christina Herrick

Best Long Video (More than 2 Minutes) — Case Minotaur DL550 Offers Users Dozing and Grading Capabilities in One Package, Joey Ciccolini 

Writing for Special Project — Landscape Management’s 2022 State of the Industry Report, Seth Jones, Christina Herrick and Rob DiFranco

About North Coast Media

North Coast Media, LLC (NCM) is a progressive B2B media company headquartered in Cleveland. NCM’s flagship brands include GolfdomLandscape Management (LM), Pest Management Professional (PMP), GPS WorldLP Gas, Pit & Quarry, and Portable Plants. Each NCM brand consists of multiple experiences that make powerful connections between the buyers and sellers in each marketplace served, including print and digital media, content marketing and exclusive networking events.

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