We are a full service advertising agency with 100% of our staff and contributors from the Jersey Shore.
Typhoon Media Publishing, LLC was founded by former advertising executive, Steve De Jacimo in 2007. It began as an advertising agency, with a focus on media buying and media production. With a career spanning radio, tv, print, online and social media, Steve then launched two local lifestyle magazines, 08742 Living and Manasquan Life. The primary objective with the magazines is to give local businesses not just a subscriber based magazine, but also include online versions and social media as part of the advertising package. 08742 Living, covering Point Pleasant, Point Pleasant Beach and Bay Head launched in January of 2015 and Manasquan Life, covering Sea Girt, Manasquan and Brielle started in May of 2016. When you combine both magazine’s subscribers, online readership and social media, the reach is 7,700 monthly.
Meet Our Team
Steve De Jacimo
Steve De Jacimo is the owner and editor here at Typhoon Media Publishing, LLC. His career in media started as part-time production assistant for NPR radio affiliate, WKSU in Kent, Ohio. A Kent State University alum, Steve then went on to WMMS in Cleveland as a promotions assistant for one of the largest Rock stations in the country. He officially moved into the advertising world in 1993 when he was hired at WNIR 100 FM, The Talk of Akron, as an Account Executive. In 2001, he moved to New Jersey taking an Account Executive position at 95.9 The WRAT, and eventually two other Account Executive positions at 105.7 The Hawk and WMGM in Atlantic City. In 2007, Typhoon Media began in Point Pleasant, New Jersey as a media buying agency. For the past three years, he has been editor and owner of 08742 Living and Manasquan Life magazines.
Design DirectorWith over 20 years of design experience, Debbie is the owner of dzigns, a small graphic design studio located in Ocean County. Having experience as an Art Director at both a small design agency and a major transportation company, her passion now lies in helping small businesses brand their "product". She enjoys the challenge of creating well crafted ads, logos, brochures, business cards, menus, etc., etc... To view samples or discuss an upcoming design project please contact her at 201.906.9454 or email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Jennifer is a local pediatric speech pathologist and has her own photography business, Barefoot Photography. Her photography has garnered awards and has been published in The Real Jersey Shore. She specializes in capturing portraits of children and families on location at our beaches and parks along the Jersey Shore. "We take photos to bring us back to moments and memories."
Maureen De Jacimo
Maureen De Jacimo is a pediatric Occupational Therapist, writer and mother of 4 children ages 16,14, 12 and 8.
A graduate of Quinnipiac College, she has 23 years experience as an Occupational Therapist, working in schools, hospitals, private practice, and early intervention. She spent time as a traveling therapist gaining experience in rural and urban settings. She employs an understanding of sensory processing, motor development, behavior and cognitive-emotional development while working with children and their families. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their four children gardening, cooking, painting and going to the beach.
Allison Feehan, ND, DPSc, CRMT is a Doctor of Naturopathy, a Certified Reiki Master Teacher and an Intuitive. Integrative Healing and Wellness is a long time vision of hers to bring many holisitic modalities under one roof to be a positive community force in transforming and contributing to people's lives through overall wellness. IHW offers Acupuncture, cupping, gau sha, clinical and therapeutic massage, Naturopathy, Reiki, Far Infrared Bio Mat, Homeopathy, Yoga, Pilates, Fitness, Aerial Yoga, Barre, Chair Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Yoga Wheel, and so much more.
Lauren is a twenty-three year old Point Pleasant native. She is currently working at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, UT, the largest no kill animal sanctuary in the country. Besides animal rescue, she enjoys reading, hiking, powerlifting, and traveling.
Point Boro HS writer
Elizabeth is our student writer and has lived in the Boro for around ten years and is a student at Point Pleasant Boro High School. She loves to write, but you can also find her playing with the band, at football games, performing on stage, on the field, looking for books at the library, or working at Shore Fresh in the Summer.
Natalie Berko is a Certified Crystal Healer, Yogi, BA Visual Arts Rutgers Mason Gross, and owner of Violet & Poppy.
Madelyn Killi is an 8th grade student writer from Pt. Pleasant Memorial Middle School . She loves music, reading, her family, and friends. Madelyn is a Boro band clarinet musician and has been involved in community drama productions for many years. She enjoys raising public awareness of wonderful MMS student activities through her 08742 Living articles.
Rosalee Laws is an owner of multiple businesses, including the Business Building Bakery that helps local businesses with marketing to get more customers and how to use social media. She is the founder of The Renaissance Academy which teaches over 8000 students from 123 countries, productivity & leadership skills. She has formerly worked on Wall Street, for The Associated Press, within the United Nations, and headed surveillance efforts on a national level. Find out more at businessbuildingbakery.com or rosaleelawsco.com.201.906.9454 email@example.com
Denise has more than 30 years of professional editorial experience, including working in the past as a local news reporter covering Point Pleasant Borough and Point Pleasant Beach. She was the Local Editor covering both towns for Patch.com from late 2010 until Aug. 2013, left Patch in early 2014 and returned to freelance writing and editing, including writing for 08742. Back in the 90s, she had also covered Point Borough, and other towns, for several years as a full-time news reporter at The Asbury Park Press. She has been an involved and proud resident of Point Pleasant Borough for 24 years, with past experience as a volunteer assistant softball and baseball coach and has also volunteered for the last few years at Earth Day, run by the Point Pleasant Environmental Commission. You may have also seen her sporting a red elf hat when she volunteered the last few years as one of Santa's helpers at the Bennett Cabin at Riverfront Park during the annual Christmas event.