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Award-winning writers, artists, editorialists, photographers, cinematographers, programmers, digital marketers, storytellers and islands-lifestyle lovers.

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COASTE, LLC is a registered Florida Limited Liability Corporation. COASTE is founded by Sanibel Island, Florida residents and communications professionals experienced in the arts and sciences of digital publishing, branding, marketing, advertising, social media, sales and high-interest content. Select members of our ownership team will work behind the scenes to drive strategy, direction, delivery and success of our digital publishing and multi-media formats. Others include:

MILISSA SPRECHER | FOUNDER | CREATIVE DIRECTOR | DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY | Milissa@YourCoaste.com

The dynamic images of COASTE are captured by Milissa Sprecher — Director of Photography for COASTE and owner of the award-winning Milissa Sprecher Photography. Milissa Sprecher excels in personality and lifestyle photography, editorial photography and commercial photography. Her work has been featured on the NBC Today Show, in Coastal Living magazine, and has been awarded the cover of the 2014 Sanibel-Captiva Visitors Guide. Across more than 15 years of experience, Milissa has excelled in advertising and communications including television, commercial film production, commercial photography representation, video production and editing, and ownership of a highly successful branding agency. She holds a BA in Advertising from the University of Wisconsin.

JOHN SPRECHER | EXECUTIVE EDITOR | John@YourCoaste.com

John Sprecher is Executive Editor of COASTE. Over his career in communications, John has served as President and Creative Director of a highly successful, 30-years-plus branding, marketing, advertising, digital and interactive agency serving destination and travel brands across the United States. In that time, John and his team have been honored by more than 900 awards — numerous international travel, domestic travel and advertising industry awards, plus many Best of Show and Judges Choice awards, and media praise. John has also served as editor of a statewide news and entertainment magazine. He holds a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing and a Bachelor’s Degree in English from the University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee).

MEG GIFFEN & KATRINA SALOKAR | ADVERTISING SALES & CLIENT SOLUTIONS | Sales@YourCoaste.com

Meg Giffen and Katrina Salokar have been serving Southwest Florida’s travel and tourism industry for over 20 years.   Katrina Salokar is the founder of a highly esteemed advertising and marketing collective with roots on Sanibel Island and Fort Myers Beach and is an authority on destination marketing and accommodations management. Meg Giffen (Ohio State University) joined Katrina’s collective in 2016 after a successful joint campaign for Roy Hobbs World Series.  Together they have over 35 years of print media sales experience.

 

All content and materials herein and delivered via alternate media under the trademark COASTE is protected under United States copyright laws and is copyright COASTE LLC. No content or images may be used without the expressed written permission of COASTE LLC and/or its creative partners including Milissa Sprecher Photography.