Greater Harrisburg's Community Magazine

About

TheBurg is a community magazine that covers the area in and around Harrisburg, Pa. We publish monthly, typically a day or two before the beginning of the month. We distribute copies of TheBurg to more than 400 locations in the greater Harrisburg area, including in Dauphin, Cumberland, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, and Perry counties. Our current circulation for the print magazine is 18,000+.

Winner of Keystone Press Awards! 4 Years in a Row!

Over more than eight years, TheBurg has built a reputation for quality reporting, writing and design as we serve our community in central Pennsylvania. Keystone Press Awards recognizes excellence in journalism and design. For the 2017 awards, the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association received over 3,950 entries from 128 publications across the commonwealth. TheBurg won awards in our division (weekly, over 10,000 circulation) sweeping all categories to win 14 awards.

Key monthly dates for TheBurg include:

  • 1st of the month: TheBurg is fully distributed to more than 350 locations throughout greater Harrisburg.
  • 15th of the month: Deadline for all copy, including “Community Corner” and “Happenings” event listings. Submit copy to events@theburgnews.com
  • 15th of the month: Deadline for all advertising copy. Submit ads to lmills@theburgnews.com

Our Staff

Larry Binda is co-founder and is the editor-in-chief of TheBurg. He oversees all functions of the magazine, including editorial content, design and sales. He has worked for many newspapers and magazines, including as an editor, a staff writer and a contributor. Larry holds a bachelor’s degree from George Washington University and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.

Lauren Maurer is TheBurg’s Director of Sales, responsible for all aspects of the sales process. She is active with the Olde Uptown Neighborhood Association and Harrisburg Young Professionals. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Messiah College and a master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Lauren is dedicated to making Harrisburg a great place to live, work and play. Contact her at lmills@theburgnews.com to reach your community with an ad!

Kelsey Tatge is TheBurg’s Sales Executive, responsible for developing new advertising accounts and assisting the Director of Sales.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications with a concentration in Public Relations from Bloomsburg University.  Contact her at ktatge@theburgnews.com to reach your community!

Megan Davis is the creative director for TheBurg, responsible for the overall art direction and design. This includes brainstorming artwork for each article, directing layout, photography and illustration. She believes TheBurg is a true reflection of the evolving culture in Harrisburg, and is excited to be part of such a positive and talented team. In addition to working with TheBurg, she currently enjoys partnering with small businesses to create meaningful brands. See more of here work at hellomegdavis.com

Andrea Black is the 3rd in the Burg coordinator  for TheBurg. In this role, she organizes and oversees Harrisburg’s monthly arts and community event. She is also responsible for securing sponsorships and funding for 3rd in the Burg. In addition, she helps run other special events and projects. She holds a bachelor’s degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College and a Master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Contact her at ablack@theburgnews.com.

Danielle Roth is TheBurg’s city reporter. She covers news that’s important to the community for the web and print publications. A New Cumberland native, she interned twice with TheBurg. She moved to Harrisburg after receiving a bachelor’s degree in journalism and international relations from Syracuse University. Find her covering city council and school board meetings, or contact her at droth@theburgnews.com.