Flamingo’s mission to be THE DESTINATION for all great Florida stories is driven by a team of seasoned editorial and marketing professionals, who know how to produce a media brand like no other. With international, national and regional magazine and newspaper experience, Flamingo’s team is made up of passionate storytellers with deep roots in the Sunshine State.
Jamie Rich - Founder, Publisher, Editor in Chief
As an editor and journalist, Jamie has covered travel and culture around the world. Her work has appeared in national and international publications. She spent much of her professional life abroad and worked in newsrooms from The Moscow Times to The Times of London. She holds degrees from Florida State and Georgetown. She founded Flamingo in 2015.
Holly Keeperman - Consulting Creative Director
An award-winning art director, Holly has more than 15 years of experience at national and upscale regional magazines, including Esquire and American Salon magazine. A graduate of The School of Visual Arts in New York, Holly creates striking editorial layouts, directs photo shoots, conceptualizes brand elements, and ensures design cohesiveness.
Ellen Patch - Digital Asset Manager, Photo Editor
Ellen has 20-plus years of digital design and photo editing experience in roles spanning from New York to London. At Flamingo, she curates digital assets, manages editorial work flow and designs creative and editorial layouts.
Annie Lee - Marketing and Promotions
Annie, a Jacksonville native and graduate of the University of Alabama, brings a fresh perspective from her experiences working in the office of Paul Ryan, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, as well as in marketing at Garden & Gun magazine. At Flamingo she handles events, social media and marketing.
Christina Clifford - Social Media Strategy
Christina creates innovative digital and social media campaigns to increase brand awareness and create a loyal following among Flamingo's growing audience across Florida and beyond. She brings a strong business acumen to Flamingo, rooted in her past experiences working for a global pharmaceutical company and a sales and marketing agency.
Eric Barton - Senior Writer and Contributing Editor
Eric has been a journalist in Florida for two decades, including stints at newspapers in Fort Pierce, Stuart and Sarasota. His role at Flamingo includes everything from interviewing chefs to first-line editing on cover stories.