July 2, 2014

As Associate Publisher, Sutton will be responsible for advertising sales management and advertising operation for Diablo magazine and other related publications. 

Diablo Publications is proud to announce the addition of Greg Sutton as Associate Publisher of Diablo magazine, a newly created position. Sutton will manage the advertising sales staff of Diablo Publications, which includes: Diablo magazine, the Diablo City Book Series, Diablo Arts, and the Tri-Valley California Visitors Guide. Sutton will manage print sales, planning, and ad operations; play a key role in overall advertising strategy; and drive the implementation of new advertising technologies on behalf of Diablo Publications and its digital platforms. He will assume his position immediately.

Sutton brings over 20 years of sales management experience to Diablo Publications. Most recently, he held the position of Director of Advertising and New Business Development for Guitar Player and Electronic Musician magazine. Prior to his role as Director of Advertising, Sutton was the Advertising Manager at Penton Media, responsible for print and online media sales for Mix magazine. Previous to Penton, he was the Marketing Manager at Reed Business Information, working with diverse titles across multiple industries.

"I am so pleased that Greg Sutton has joined us in this new role," says Barney Fonzi, Group Publisher, Diablo Publications. "Greg brings a tremendous amount of experience, talent, customer service, and creativity to our team, and we are confident that he will help us take all our magazines to new levels of excellence."

"I’m thrilled and honored to become part of a great team of publishing professionals. Diablo magazine is a hugely important publication for our community, and serves its audience and advertisers by continuing to adhere to the highest standards possible," states Sutton. "I am very excited to join Diablo Publications during this period of expansion. I look forward to working closely with the sales and marketing team to further the company’s growth and support for our advertisers. I am very impressed with the professionalism of Diablo Publications and how it is a publishing icon in the San Francisco East Bay."

About Diablo Publications 

For 35 years, Diablo Publications has been creating award-winning publications, including Diablo magazine, Napa Sonoma magazine, the Diablo City Book Series, Diablo Arts, and the Tri-Valley California Visitors Guide. Covering travel, theater, lifestyle, and home design, Diablo Publications celebrates the people, places, and pleasures of the East Bay and North Bay. Diablo Publications’ custom content division, Diablo Custom Publishing (DCP), provides complete print and online marketing communications and customer publishing services for corporate clients nationwide. For more information, visit diablomag.com or dcpubs.com.