The award-winning 17 Degrees Magazine serves the Forth Valley area and beyond with a progressive, creative, and insightful free publication that focuses on the vibrant people, places and businesses in our area. Since launching on the 17th of January 2017 it has grown from strength to strength.
The magazine’s content builds and strengthens awareness, trust, and appreciation of local businesses and is designed to be easy to pick up, difficult to put down and impossible to throw away.
Caroline has worked in the magazine industry for almost 13 years starting her career off with 110 Magazine in California, USA. In January 2017 she was delighted to launch her first UK magazine, 17 Degrees Magazine in the Forth Valley Area and is excited that two years later is expanding with 19 Degrees Magazine into the Lothian Area. She loves working with her clients, helping them grow new business or expand existing business, and has a deliberate goal of doing what’s right for the before attempting to make money for the magazines, customer satisfaction has always been her number one priority, resulting in many trusting long term clients. She is moved by enthusiasm for her work, her love for the magazines and her confidence in the power of an advertisement or advertorial in her publications.
Sophie is energetic and passionate about not only the magazine’s success but the success of local businesses in Forth Valley. Sophie has a Degree in Communications and is now pursuing her dream of working in mass media.
Sophie worked as an intern for 3 years for 110° and 86° Magazines during her college years, in the USA, where she was able to work in all areas of the magazine, and is enjoying bringing her experience in America home to Scotland.
Jill writes our fabulous book review column every issue. Jill is a full-time teacher who also blogs @thistlebooks/ @ontheshelfbooks. We met through issue 1 of 17 Degrees and she has become part of the family.
Euan has always been a wine enthusiast as well as a self confessed IT geek. He decided to add some theory to his love of wine. He currently holds the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) level 2 and level 3 qualifications. He is currently studying for the WSET diploma which is their flagship two year course. He hasn’t made his mind up whether he wants to then study for the Master of Wine (MW) qualification of which there are only 380 in the world today. His mission is to encourage us all to try a new wine style wherever possible. ‘Life is too short for just Sauvignon Blanc’.
Emily is the daughter of our Publisher and sister of our Editor-in-Chief, and used to enjoy helping out at the 110 Magazine, LLC office in California as a wee girl. She is delighted to now be following in her mum’s footsteps.
Emily is outgoing, passionate and cheery, making her a true asset to the team. She is involved in all aspects of the magazine, from sales to delivery and editorial.