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About Vero Beach 32963

Vero Beach 32963, a weekly and online newspaper now in its fourth year of serving the Vero Beach barrier island, is published by Vero Beach 32963 Media, LLC, a locally owned media company.

Our editorial and business offices are located at 4855 North A1A, Vero Beach, FL 32963. While we prefer to be contacted by email at, our phone number is 772-492-9024. For subscription or circulation inquiries, please call 772-226-7925. For advertising inquiries, email us at or call 772-559-4187.

The CEO of Vero Beach 32963 Media and the Publisher of Vero Beach 32963 is Milton R. Benjamin, a former editor and executive of the Washington Post Company and United Press International who has lived in Vero Beach for two decades.

The managing editor of Vero Beach 32963 is Joseph W. Fenton, who before joining our paper was the metro editor of the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Assistant managing editors of Vero Beach 32963 are Michelle Genz, a newspaper reporter and writer for the Miami Herald and Tropic magazine. and Steven M. Thomas, editor of a monthly magazine in Orange County, California, and author of two novels.

The staff editor of Vero Beach 32963 is Lisa Zahner, a newspaper reporter for Florida Today.

Vero Beach 32963 Media, LLC, also publishes, the only locally owned and locally focused online news resource for Indian River County. While is updated weekly, is the place to go for the latest news, 24 hours a day.

Online editor of is Debbie Carson, who joined us from newspapers in the Tampa Bay area.

Art Director for Vero Beach 32963, and is Dan Alexander. He is assisted with graphic design for Vero Beach 32963 by Tania Donghia-Wetmore and Danielle Edo.

Photography for Vero Beach 32963, and by Benjamin Hager and Keith Carson.

Vero Beach 32963 columnists and correspondents include, Tina Rondeau, Ron Holub, Mary Schenkel, Sandra Rawls, Samantha Baita, L.L. Angell, Craig Dolch, Rev. Robert and Dr. Casey Baggott and The Bonz.

Vero Beach 32963 is always looking for reporters, columnists, photographers and editors committed to doing a better job than existing media of covering the news that impacts the lives of the 17,000+ residents of the barrier island.

Vero Beach 32963 reporters include Meg Laughlin, previously a reporter for the Tampa Bay Times and Miami Herald, and Eileen Kelley, a reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer.

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In the past year, some 300 readers have become "voluntary subscribers" to Vero Beach 32963.  As appreciative as we are of this reader vote of confidence, to continue strengthening our news team, we need your help.  Please review the membership benefits and sign up to support your island newspaper today.

Our goal in the first year was to sign up 1,000 "voluntary subscribers." We are still way short of this goal. Please support your island newspaper, and help secure the future of strong local journalism in Vero Beach.

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Here's what our donors are saying ...

"I think Vero Beach 32963 is doing a tremendous job.  I'm happy to help."

Jim S.
Vero Beach

"I stopped subscribing to the PJ, but I think this paper is worth supporting."
Bill T.
South Beach

"32963 has been the only one telling us what's really going on with the utilities.  I've contributed."
John W.
Indian River Shores

"I hope they raise enough money this way to hire a couple more real reporters."
Susan S.
Vero Beach