Award-winning journalist Marty Whitford joined the company in 2004. He has served North Coast Media brands in edit and sales capacities. Whitford was appointed Publisher and Corporate Editorial Director in 2012. In 2021, he was promoted to Vice President of Content. Whitford graduated from Kent State University’s School of Journalism & Mass Communication in 1993. Prior to that, he served a four-year stint in the U.S. Navy. Whitford brings with him 30 years of experience in B2B integrated media.