Rona Cherry Associates

 

"Rona brings a
sense of savviness in a competitive market along with a keen sense of integrity…"

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Testimonials

"Not only does Rona Cherry excel at starting publications, she also excels at fixing them, including repositioning them, maximizing their strengths, eliminating their weaknesses. My firm has recommended Rona to many of our clients and they have all been dazzled with her ability to spot and fix a wide varieties of problems. She is always one step ahead with new technology and cultural trends. If I needed any editorial help--whether print or digital--she's the first person I'd call."—Carole Sinclair, president Sinclair Media Inc.

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“Rona Cherry knows what consumers want even before they do. She has an amazing ability to identify an audience and create the content that it craves. Rona gets results.”—Denise Marcil, president, Denise Marcil Literary Agency.

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"If you are a non-profit organization looking for a creative, intelligent, and experienced media consultant, then Rona Cherry is a must."—Ronni Blaisdell, director of Communications & Public Outreach, the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition.

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"Thanks to the many times I have had the privilege of writing for Rona, I know her to be in a class of elite leaders and editors. She is extraordinarily intelligent, creative, and insightful when it comes to producing content and projects of excellence for platforms that include media start-ups and internet development, for any audience and on virtually any subject. Her work is finely researched and crafted with a powerfully effective voice. Rona is a guiding force who influences others, steers a team to producing successful projects, and nurtures talent. Rona produces top-class work for everyone fortunate enough to enlist her talent and the consummate regard for which she is known in the industry."— Katherine Ann Samon, AOL Patch.com columnist.

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"Rona is working with NYCitywoman as a contributing editor. She is incredibly fast and thorough; her articles are witty and well-written, she understands how to write for the web and she understands our audience. It is a true pleasure to have her on our team." —Barbara Lovenheim, Editor-in-Chief, NYCitywoman.com

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"Rona brings a sense of saviness in a competitive market and yet a keen sense of integrity when it comes to the presentation of the written word and associated art. She is a straight-shooter and can clearly cut through the garble and get to the heart of the matter in just about anything."—Lisa Mickey, Senior Writer of New Media & Communications Manager, the Ladies Professional Golf Association.

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"Rona Cherry draws upon her encyclopedic knowledge of the magazine industry to analyze what it is that makes readers—and advertisers—tick. A true professional, Rona designs workable plans for specific magazines, from broad-concept plans (editorial calendars) to specific projects (individual articles). As an editorial consultant for New Jersey Life, Rona helped our editorial team navigate the transition from general lifestyle to a publication focused on women's health. She was thorough in her research and had the uncanny ability to work with a variety of personalities in a remote office. I would recommend Rona to other publications in half a New York minute!"—Patti Verbanas, former executive editor, New Jersey Life.

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"Rona has impressed our organization with her intelligence, insight and creativity. She is invaluable in her ability to troubleshoot as well as to multi-task."—Stephanie Keys, vice president-treasurer, U.S.Veterans Lifeline Ltd.

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"Establishing a magazine in these times is no easy feat. But Rona Cherry is not only determined to succeed at it but to turn Fitness into a leading health title. It's a good bet she'll pull it off, too. After all, Ms. Cherry...has the midas touch when it comes to establishing new magazines." ---Crain's New York Business