Simply Buckhead is an upscale lifestyle magazine in Buckhead, Brookhaven, Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Chamblee & Upper Westside. 24,000 copies/issue are distributed free in over 400 locations, 8X a year.
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Joanne Hayes is a 26-year veteran of the publishing industry, having worked 12 years as an Account Executive for the award-winning Journal Register Company newspaper group, Southern RI Newspapers, and 3 years as Marketing Director of SO Rhode Island, from the award-winning magazine company Providence Media, prior to moving to Atlanta in 2009. Simply Buckhead Magazine launched in 2010, with Joanne as Publiisher and Founder, and quickly became the "must-read" publication for people who live, work, dine, shop, entertain, travel, have pets, and participate in philanthropic efforts. Simply Buckhead is media partner and sponsor to CURE Childhood Cancer, Bert's Big Adventure, Atlanta Community Food Bank, The nsoro Educational Foundation, and Joanne currently serves on the Advisory Board for the ACFB, as well as Board member for the Brookhaven Chamber of Commerce.
Michelle Johnson has been working in marketing and advertising in Atlanta for over 20 years. She started her career at BBDO South and worked for several large agencies on national brands. She transitioned from the agency world to the client side to work with The Coca-Cola Company. Michelle has been with Simply Buckhead since 2019, taking her experience from both advertising agencies and client work to enter into media sales