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Caroline Praderio new assistant editor, Down East

Posted Aug. 01, 2013, at 4:24 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 28, 2013, at 1:51 p.m.
Caroline Praderio
Caroline Praderio

CAMDEN, Maine—Caroline Praderio was recently hired as an assistant editor at “Down East: The Magazine of Maine.”

Before accepting the position of assistant editor at Down East, Praderio completed several internships in the publishing industry, including one with “The Improper Bostonian.” Most recently, she was an editorial and social media intern at America’s Test Kitchen in Brookline, Mass., the publisher of “Cook’s Country” and “Cook’s Illustrated” magazines. She is a recent graduate of Emerson College with a B.F.A. in Writing, Literature and Publishing.

In her new role at “Down East,” she will lead the expanding social media efforts in addition to contributing to the print magazine. Editor in Chief Paul Doiron spoke of her addition to the team, saying, “Caroline’s professional social media experience and passion for food and arts writing is a great asset and will benefit our expanding readership online and in print. She is a welcome addition to the “Down East” editorial staff.”

Sharing a few thoughts about joining the team, Praderio said: “I’m excited to be a part of such an established publication. Down East has an award-winning editorial staff, and I plan on working hard to be a part of that success.”

Down East Enterprise, Inc., is a multimedia company based in Camden. The company’s flagship publication, “Down East: The Magazine of Maine,” is the largest paid-circulation magazine dedicated to the Pine Tree State. A digital version of “Down East” was launched in February 2013. For nearly six decades, “Down East” has been the authority on Maine, and today continues to capture the reader’s attention with an insider look at contemporary life in Maine. People who love Maine love “Down East.”

Down East currently publishes “Shooting Sportsman,” the world’s largest magazine dedicated to wing shooting and fine guns, and “Fly Rod & Reel,” a quarterly publication for fly-fishing enthusiasts, in addition to “Down East.” Down East also produces Websites, mobile apps, and video programming via the Down East Channel.

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