About Diane Schwartz, Matthew Schwartz, Steve Goldstein, & Tony Silber
Senior VP & Group Publisher
Media/PR Group at Access Intelligence
Diane Schwartz is Senior Vice President & Group Publisher of the Media Communications Group at Access Intelligence, a business-to-business media information company based in Rockville, Maryland, with offices worldwide. Diane oversees the editorial, marketing, PR, sales and digital strategy of a rapidly expanding group, whose brands include PR News, CableFAX Daily, Media Industry Newsletter, min’s b2b, PR News Press, prnewsonline.com, minonline.com, cable360.net, Studio and Dorland Health. In her nearly 15 years with Access Intelligence, Diane has launched nearly three dozen conferences, newsletters, events, e-media ventures and ancillary products. A 25-year publishing veteran, Diane is on the board of the Specialized Information Publishers Association; she is past chairperson of the American Business Media CEBA Committee (Creative Excellence in Business Advertising) and serves on numerous other PR, media and business committees. She works in Access Intelligence’s Manhattan office and lives with her husband and two kids in Westchester County, NY. You can follow her on Twitter @dianeschwartz and read her PR News blog at prnewsonline.com.
Group Editor, PR News
Matthew Schwartz is group editor of PR News, the leading source of trends, how-to content and best practices for PR professionals. Matthew leads the editorial strategy for PR News’ premium content products—including its weekly newsletter and professional guidebooks—and for its digital presence. Matthew was editor of PR News from 2003-2005. Prior to returning to PR News, Matthew was a reporter for Crain’s BtoB and Media Business magazines, where he covered business marketers and media companies. He was also editor of BMA Buzz, a biweekly email newsletter covering B2B marketing, advertising and social media, and contributing writer to Advertising Age Custom. Matthew has helped to launch blogs on behalf of ZoomInfo and direct marketing agency The Kern Organization. He also spent a few years in cable-news precincts, working as a writer/producer at CNN and Fox News Channel.
Editorial Director, Events, PR News
Steve Goldstein is editorial director of events for Access Intelligence’s PR News brand, which encompasses premium, how-to content, data and competitive intelligence for public relations professionals; PR News Online; PR News conferences, webinars and awards programs; and PR News guidebooks. Previously at AI Steve was editorial director of min, min ’s b2b and minonline as well as managing editor of CableFAX: The Magazine and CableWorld. Before joining Access Intelligence, he was executive editor of World Screen News, and editor of Film/Tape World in San Francisco.
General Manager, Media/PR Group at Access Intelligence
Tony Silber is general manager of FOLIO:, Min, Expo Audience Development and PR News. He was part of the acquisition team at Red 7 Media that purchased FOLIO:, CM and their related products in August 2004. Before the acquisition, Tony in 2003 launched M10, the executive-level magazine and information service for the magazine industry. Prior to M10, Tony was publisher of FOLIO: and Circulation Management when it was owned by Primedia. Tony was also editor of FOLIO: from 1998-2000. He has a bachelor’s degree in history from the State University of New York at Albany.