Paul Deffenbaugh, Editorial Director
Marcy Marro, Managing Editor
Mark Robins, Senior Editor
Patricia Brehm, Associate Editor
Quentin Brown, Production Manager
Review the editorial calendar in the advertising section for
monthly editorial topics (2013 Media Kit). Because topics
are subject to change, confirm editorial topics and deadlines with
Paul Deffenbaugh before submitting an article. All editorial
content, including news and product press releases, can be sent to
Submission Hints and Guidelines
Modern Trade Communications accepts bylined articles on an
exclusive-only basis, and all content is edited according to AP
New Products: Every month, we feature new
products that have been recently introduced. Please submit press
releases about the product and a photo.
Product Catalogs: Two categories
every month that showcase products by category. Submit recent
introductions, most popular products and updated products.
Feature Articles: Mostly written
in-house, so we're looking for quality sources and great projects
to support the article, whether its an industry overview,
installation solutions or business tips.
Building Profile: An in-depth look at one
project from multiple aspects. Design decisions, cost concerns,
product choices, meeting owner desires. Staff written. Please
submit projects and brief write-ups for consideration.
Know Your Products: One-page articles
designed to help our readers learn about specific product
categories by educating them. We will feature 2 - 4 articles in
each issue. Article submissions should be more educational than
Drawing Board: One-page articles designed
to show our readers what architects have on the drawing board for a
future project or a project in progress.
Market Feature: Every month, we feature
great projects by category so our readers can see what's new and
what the market wants. Submit photos and write-ups.
Top Honors: A one-page article that
features a unique and interesting project. Submit photos and a
description. Inquire first.
To download our complete editorial calendar,
PLEASE SEND PRODUCT RELEASES TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE SEND PROJECT SUBMISSIONS TO: email@example.com
PLEASE SEND ARTICLE SUBMISSIONS