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Linda Phillips, Editor-in-Chief, President and Founder of Phillips Communications, is an affiliated partner of Roskelly Inc. for public and media relations. Phillips Communications recently celebrated its 30th year in business. Its clients have appeared repeatedly in print media such as: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, USA Today, and People. Television exposure includes: Good Morning America, The Today Show, Larry King Live, CNN, CNBC, CSNBC, and local markets. Online, Phillips clients have been featured worldwide in such venues as the Sydney Morning Herald, Moscownet, Paris Match. AP, Reuters, PR newswire., and online. Her firm has won over 30 awards for campaigns in print, broadcast, internet marketing and special programming. As a writer, Ms. Phillips regularly contributes to periodicals in Fairfield County, Connecticut,  and Newport, RI. She is the author of the novel "To The Highest Bidder," and music critic for the Greenwich Conn. Sentinel. Ms. Phillips was nominated for two Pulitzer prizes in 2004.

Contact Info:  email Linda (at) or call 203.829.8765





Thomas C. Roskelly, Creative Director & Partner, founded Roskelly, Inc. in order to meet client demands for high-end, brand-focused product by instilling into each project a fresh perspective and provocative solutions. After reviewing samples of our work, you will realize the brands Roskelly, Inc. creates, while all clean and concise, are also unique and timeless. Prior to setting up his own company, Mr. Roskelly’s career has spanned 20+ years as the creative force behind marketing/advertising firms in Newport, RI; New York City; Los Angeles and Florida. His client accounts have included Fortune 500 companies such as AT&T, GE, Reebok, Bill Blass and Arnold Palmer clothing, high-tech, retail, and travel/tourism companies.


Mr. Roskelly is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York City with a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design. Over the years Roskelly has been recognized by his peers in trade publications such as Graphic Design USA, Print and the Big Book of Logos for his creativity and has won numerous design awards including the Platinum Award sponsored by the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International for the Most Outstanding Brochure.

Contact Info:  email Thomas (at) Roskelly(dot)com



Amanda Grosvenor, Reporter, a born-and-raised Newporter, Amanda possesses an innate connection to the City by the Sea and its sundry denizens. After growing up living year-round on Aquidneck island, she left to earn an English degree from Harvard University. Afterwards, she spent  two years living in New York City, where she completed the summer publishing course at the Columbia School of Journalism, and worked in two marketing positions. Longing for the sea air,  she returned  to Rhode Island, and spent two years working in hospitality marketing. Her lifelong love for both Newport and the written word has led Amanda to Newport Seen, where she will be contributing to  writing, copyediting, website maintenance, photography, and launching new technology and online initiatives to expand the site's exposure.




Marion Laffey Fox, Travel Correspondent,  is an author, writer and stylist whose work has appeared in many international publications from the Tatler Travel Guide, Town & Country and Architectural Digest to Forbes FYI, Travel & Leisure, Brides and Vogue. She was a senior Contributing Editor of Southern Accents, and Contributing Editor of Coastal Living and Entrée magazines. The University of Pennsylvania graduate studied at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, is a guide in the Fairmount Park Houses and has lectured and written extensively about antiques and architecture. She has appeared on television and radio talk shows in the US and UK. The author of “Philadelphia. World Class!” recently interviewed Prince Albert of Monaco, Sir Richard Branson and John Hardy, the jewelry designer in Bali. Marion will be reporting for NewportSeen, from worldwide destinations that Newporters love to frequent or want to explore. (photo by A. Yeung)









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