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Rosalie Pakenham Recognized by Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in Communications

Through hands-on involvement with various publications, Ms. Pakenham contributes innovation and skill to her industry

She also co-owns, which was founded in 2009, and has contributed several critiques, reviews and articles to Compton's Encyclopedia.

    WELLSVILLE, PA, October 11, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Rosalie Pakenham has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Ms. Pakenham began her prosperous publishing career as managing editor of Suburban Life Magazine in 1960. From there, she progressed to associate editor and eventually managing editor of Philadelphia Magazine, serving the publication from 1962 to 1973. Her notable professional highlights also include the position of founding editor of Billie Jean King's womenSports Magazine, editor of the scene section of the San Francisco Examiner, executive editor of New West Magazine, features and Sunday editor of the San Francisco Chronicle and assistant manager of editor features for the same. Prior to establishing her career, Ms. Pakenham earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Temple University in 1965.

Most recently, Ms. Pakenham spent five years as vice president and editor-in-chief of Sunset Magazine, for which she controlled a $5 million dollar budget, managed a skilled staff of 65, and worked directly with production, circulation and advertising. During her time there, which spanned 1996 to 2001, the magazine's circulation grew to 1.5 million from 1.3 million. The magazine also grew in profitability under her influence, increasing in revenue from $14 to $25 million.

After leaving Sunset Magazine, Ms. Pakenham served as an editorial consultant, a position that she continues to maintain to this day. She has also worked with the University of California, Berkeley, participated in a course at Stanford University, served as the chairman of magazine judges at the conference for Council Advancement and Support of Education and worked as a judge for the National Magazine Awards in 1998, 1999 and 2005. She also co-owns, which was founded in 2009, and has contributed several critiques, reviews and articles to Compton's Encyclopedia.

Interested in maintaining professional connections, Ms. Pakenham has been a member of the American Society of Magazine Editors, the American Newspaper Publishers Association, the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors and the International Women's Forum. She was also a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals from 2002 to 2008, and has contributed to the comprehensive plan for Washington Township in York County. Due to unparalleled accomplishments, she has been featured in Who's Who in Finance and Business, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in the Media and Communication, Who's Who in the West, Who's Who in the World, and Who's Who of American Women.

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