ION INDIE MAGAZINE June 2017, Volume 37 - Page 7

JAY PETSKO Our Jersey Boy” Jay Petsko is ION Indie Magazine’s Art Director. He has also delved into the creativity of the written word, stretching his wings to become a respected Journalist for ION, penning articles on the likes of Tony Bongiovi and St Laz, along with cover features on Hip Hop’s Dr G, Anthony Krizan and Ryche Chlanda. He is a busy graphic designer and owns the business, Soft Edge Designz, which you can visit at www.softedgedesignz.com. Jay has been additionally developing both his photography and videography skills and often lends these talents to ION Indie Magazine, along with other projects. Contact Jay at: jpetsko@ionindiemagazine.com MARK MYERS An integral part of our management team, Mark Myers is our Social Media Manager, overseeing all of these busy sites for ION. He is a valued Senior Photojournalist for ION and has photographed the likes of Van Halen, Def Leppard, Halestorm, Joe Satriani, Lita Ford, Steven Tyler, Bret Michaels, Ted Nugent--much to the delight of our readers. He also shot the covers for many of our most memorable covers and is a frequent presence in the pits of the most sought-after festivals today. He is the owner of Mark Myers Photography in Concord, NH. See his photography at www.markmyersphotography.com. Contact Mark at: mmyers@ionindiemagazine.com DANIEL JOHNSON Bostonian Daniel “The Dagda” Johnson is a new member of ION’s management staff, taking the helm as our Media Coverage Coordinator— where he serves as a liaison between our journalists and the “gatekeepers” of national/mainstream artists. A Senior Photojournalist for ION who has branched out from behind the lens to author several cover stories for ION, Daniel continues to bring compelling content to ION, but perhaps his biggest scoop to date were his interviews with Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood! Check out his photography at www.facebook.com/DagdaPhotography. Contact Dan at: djohnson@ionindiemagazine.com LEE HOFFMAN Senior Photojournalist for ION, Lee Hoffman, is based out of Buffalo, New York. He has a style of photography that is “uniquely Hoffman” which is widely appreciated by our readers. Lee has a true passion for the “indies”, and has captured numerous bands and artists through his lens for this publication. His is a familiar face at Buffalo venues and other New York area-based music- related events. His photography is action rich, dramatic and dynamic, and really brings the pages of ION to life! You can enjoy more of Lee Hoffman’s work at his web site at: https://leehoffmanphoto.jimdo.com. Contact Lee at: lhoffman@ionindiemagazine.com