Inside the Magazine: January

Posted on Jan 16, 2020


Discover how our members are communicating with their readers in the latest editions of Ruralite, Florida Currents and Currents magazines.

 

Feature Examples

This month, several utility features informed readers of changes at their cooperative. In Nevada, Valley Electric announced their next CEO, Mark Stallons. Tillamook PUD profiled five retiring employees with a combined 156 years of experience. For Harney Electric Cooperative in Oregon, Lauren Brown shared how the switch to automated meters creates efficiency and replaces the need for boots on the ground. For Blachly-Lane Electric Cooperative in Oregon, Craig Reed announced two new board members and the challenges they face. In Florida, Glades Electric Cooperative celebrates 75 years of service with a timeline of history and growth.

 

Share Package

Numerous utilities caught our eye with attention grabbing pages to convey their message. Blachly-Lane Electric Cooperative provided details for their youth tour with a photo of the Washington monument at dusk. Duncan Valley Electric Cooperative reminded readers to be safe around natural gas with an interesting illustration of a gas pilot. In Idaho, United Electric Cooperative encouraged members to attend their annual meeting with a captivating illustration. Harney Electric Cooperative used a striking gradient on a page encouraging members to prepare for emergencies. Creative page layouts are a great way to attract interest for your message.

 

Back Pages

In January, several utilities used the back page to wish their members a happy new year and give them a glimpse of what’s in store for 2020. In Oregon, Coos-Curry Electric Cooperative General Manager and CEO Brent Bischoff reviewed challenges the cooperative over the past year. Debi Wilson, general manager of Lane Electric in Oregon, detailed the events of 2019, from outages to scholarship awards. In Oregon, Umatilla Electric Cooperative General Manager and CEO Robert Echenrode, addresses new rates, capital refunds and retiring employees. The back page is a great way to deliver your message to readers.

 

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