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Active Interest Media Inc
300 Continental Blvd Suite 650
El Segundo, California 90245
United States

Company Description: Active Interest Media publishes some of the country's leading consumer enthusiast magazines, including Yoga Journal, Backpacker, Vegetarian Times, Yachts...   more

Employment History

  • Vice President, General Manager
    Warren Miller Entertainment
  • Editor
    PEAKS Magazine
  • Publisher
    PEAKS Magazine
  • Vice President and General Manager
    Mountain Group
  • Group Publisher
    Mountain Group
  • Editor
  • Publisher
  • Veteran Snow Sports Publisher
  • Editor-In-Chief
    SKI Magazine
  • Editor In Chief
    SKI Magazine
  • Editor-In-Chief and Vice President
    SKI Magazine
  • Editor and Publisher
    EpicLife, The Magazine of Vail
  • Editor-in-Chief

Board Memberships and Affiliations

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Active Interest Media - Wararen Miller Entertainment
www.CRUZBAYPUBLISHING.COM, 10 Feb 2014 [cached]
Andy Bigford VP & General Manager of Mountain Group
AIM, BIGFORD TO ..., 25 May 2010 [cached]
SAM Magazine-McLean, Va., May 25, 2010-Active Interest Media (AIM) and veteran snow sports editor/publisher Andy Bigford will produce the "Snow Show Daily" at the 2011 SIA Snow Show Jan. 27-30, 2011, according to Snow Industries America president David Ingemie.
"No other company can match the combination of snow sports experience, relationships, expertise and enthusiasm that AIM and Andy will bring to the Snow Show Daily.
Bigford, who served as editor of the show's daily publication from 1990 to 1995, will oversee all aspects of the publication as both editor and publisher. "This is the first step in our plan to take the snow sports dialogue to a higher level, and I look forward to discussing ideas with industry leaders as we move forward," said Bigford. "A pre-Snow Show product preview publication and other initiatives are in the works. Veteran snow sports journalist Peter Kray, editor of the Snow Show Daily for the past seven years, will work with Bigford to lead the editorial efforts.
Bigford has worked in snow sports publishing for almost 30 years, including his current role as editor and publisher of PEAKS, The Magazine of Vail Resorts. He was editor-in-chief/vice president of SKI Magazine from 1996-2003, general manager of Warren Miller Entertainment in 2003 and 2004; and previously served as editor of the trade magazines Ski Tech and Snow Country Business. | News | Bigford to head Warren Miller; Kendall Hamilton new editor at SKI, 16 Jan 2003 [cached]
Bigford to head Warren Miller; Kendall Hamilton new editor at SKI
Boulder (press release) - Andy Bigford, currently Editor-in-Chief of Mountain Sports Media's SKI Magazine, has been promoted to Vice President, General Manager of the group's Warren Miller Entertainment.Bigford replaces Bailey Pryor, who is leaving to launch his own film production company.
Kendall Hamilton of MBA Jungle magazine has been named Editor of SKI Magazine, replacing Bigford.
In his new role as Vice President, General Manager of Warren Miller Entertainment, Bigford will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Mountain Sports' Warren Miller franchise, which includes the annual feature film, the international film tour, and all Warren Miller Films' productions.In his new role, Bigford will also work closely with Mountain Sports' and Time4's leading brands in the development of cross-platform editorial and marketing programs.
During his seven years at SKI, Bigford solidified the magazine's position as the world's leading authority on equipment, instruction and travel and received consecutive Folio awards for general excellence among all special interest magazines.
Bigford, who served as Editor-in-Chief of SKI Magazine since 1996, led the magazine to its place as the leading authority on equipment, instruction and travel for Baby Boomers and their families.Prior to joining SKI Magazine, Bigford was a senior editor for Snow Country magazine, and from 1989 to 1995, he served as the editor-in-chief for a Vermont-based group of magazines, which included Ski Racing, Ski Tech and the New England Skiers Guide.He was also the editor of the Aspen Daily News as well as the editor and publisher of the Summit County Journal in Breckenridge, CO.
Active Interest Media - Newsroom
www.CRUZBAYPUBLISHING.COM, 22 June 2011 [cached]
"We're excited to receive this recognition in a highly competitive field of first-class publications," said Andy Bigford, editor and publisher of PEAKS, the Magazine of Vail Resorts.
For more information, contact Andy Bigford at 303-442-7064
Active Interest Media - Newsroom
www.CRUZBAYPUBLISHING.COM, 30 April 2013 [cached]
The purchase will also reunite AIM's leadership team with Andy Bigford, who will serve as Vice-President and General Manager of the ski group. Bigford was hired by Bonnier as Group Publisher of the Mountain Group in January 2013, and joins AIM along with Allen Crolius, the former longtime Mountain Sports Media Associate Publisher, who has been named by AIM as Vice President of Sales for the Mountain Group and Outdoor Group.
"I look forward to working successfully again with Bigford, who led our AIM ski custom publishing projects before returning to the Mountain Group," says Clurman, "and we are excited to bring back Allen, who broadened his publishing experience since leaving the ski titles with senior executive roles at TransWorld Media, Powder and in the outdoor business."
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