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Yankee Magazine was founded in 1935 and is based in Dublin, New Hampshire. It is the only magazine devoted to New England through its coverage of travel, home, food, and feature stories. With an average circulation of 330,000 and a total audience of 1.9 million, it is published by Yankee Publishing Incorporated (YPI), a family-owned, independent magazine publisher. YPI also owns the nation’s oldest continuously produced periodical, The Old Farmer’s Almanac. More information about Yankee: New England’s Magazine is available in our Press Room.


Mel Allen

Jenn Johnson
Managing Editor

Ian Aldrich
Senior Features Editor

Amy Traverso
Senior Food Editor

Annie Graves
Home & Garden Editor

Joe Bills
Associate Editor

Aimee Tucker
Senior Digital Editor

Katherine Keenan
Associate Digital Editor

Katharine Van Itallie
Art Director

Heather Marcus
Photo Editor


Judson Hale, editor-in-chief of Yankee Magazine and The Old Farmer’s Almanac: An editor at Yankee since 1958 and chairman of the board of Yankee Publishing since 2003, Jud’s wit and wisdom have established him as a beloved New England icon and expert. He has appeared nationally on Good Morning America, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and Larry King Live. He has written two books about New England: Inside New England and The Education of a Yankee. His latest book, Discovering Our Faraway Brother, is about his autistic older sibling. His monthly online column, “Jud’s New England Journal,” is credited as the first podcast offered by a consumer magazine.

J.D. Hale, vice president, sales: J.D. oversees YPI’s advertising sales departments. Prior to joining Yankee, he worked for Time Inc.’s Life and People magazines before moving into corporate sales for Time Warner. JD is active in his local community. For over 12 years, he’s been a host parent for A Better Chance (ABC); he serves as president of the Winchester Sports Foundation and is a board member for the local youth soccer organization. He is also on the Board of Trustees for the Winchester Savings Bank in Winchester, MA. He participates in the Pan Mass Challenge, a fundraising bike-a-thon which raises money for cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Born and raised in Dublin, New Hampshire, J.D. is the son of Judson D. Hale, Sr., Yankee editor-in-chief, and the great-nephew of founders Robb and Beatrix Sagendorph.

Jamie Trowbridge, president, Yankee Publishing Incorporated (YPI): As President/CEO of YPI, Jamie continues his grandfather’s legacy of operating a thriving family-owned business. Prior to joining YPI in 1988, he held newspaper and magazine publishing positions in Boston and Seattle. YPI publishes Yankee Magazine and The Old Farmer’s Almanac.

Brook Holmberg, vice president, publisher of Yankee Magazine:  As publisher of Yankee Magazine, Brook leads Yankee‘s operating unit. He also oversees YPI’s marketing and consumer marketing departments. He joined YPI in 2004 as consumer marketing director, and was named vice president of marketing in 2008. Prior to Yankee, he was circulation director for Christian Science Monitor.