Appen Media Group


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Appen Media Group publishes the weekly newspapers Alpharetta-Roswell Herald, Johns Creek Herald, Forsyth Herald, and Milton Herald. It also publishes the monthly women’s magazine Northside Woman, quarterly Answer Book community guides, and the annual Best of the Best and Friday Night Lights publications.


Appen Media Group owns and operates,, and Combined, these websites serve more consumers of news than any news outlet in the North Atlanta market, including, which is a top 1000 website worldwide.

Event Management

Appen Media Group is strongly positioned to manage events marketing efforts for local companies by streamlining marketing, revenue, and day of operations. Internally it operates the annual North Atlanta Best of the Best contest, 55+ Lifestyles and Travel Expo, and its Best of the Best black tie gala.


Appen Media Group has won dozens of local, regional and national awards for its designs of advertising, page layout, logo design and more. Its team of designers provide its clients with high quality designs for marketing needs. These include custom logos, flyers, print and online ads, brochures, menus and more.

Niche Publications

A part of Appen Media Group that separates it from many of its competitors is its ability to compose and produce custom publication for clients, businesses and organizations. Its team of writers, copy editors, graphic and page designers can customize publications from start to finish and provide competitive print and delivery pricing.


In 2018 Appen Media Group launched the Appen Podcast Network, which is currently comprised of 10 different podcast shows: Inside the Box, Lunch Break, Pod with the Wind, Myth Roast, Overtime with Joe Parker, Real Estate Success with Brian Patton, The Ben Burnett Show, Made in Alpharetta, Herald Daily Update, and Boardroom Buddha.

Social media

Appen Media Group’s social media presence is significant, with accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube dedicated to many of its products. In total, Appen Media Group operates over 50 different accounts with over 50,000 followers or subscribers.