Jerry Powers is the publisher and co-founder of Ocean Drive magazine
and Ocean Drive en Español. Powers has been publishing since
1968 when he first launched The Daily Planet, a hip Miami weekly that
circulated from 1968-1974. Throughout his career, Powers has frequently
found himself a part of the social, cultural and political changes
that have shaped American society over the course of the past 30 years.
Powers has also
made his mark in the music business, both as a personal manager
to recording artists like LTD and Jeffrey Osborne, and also to producing
and promoting concerts for such artists as Elvis Presley, the Moody
Blues, Elton John, Yes, Emerson, Lake and Palmer, Janis Joplin and
Powers has also
put his considerable energy and expertise into the world of fine
art. He broke barriers for American artists through summits in such
countries as Japan, Spain, the Soviet Union as well as the U.S.
Powers was later honored for his accomplishments and for volunteerism
at White House ceremonies by presidents Reagan and Bush, and also
by Russian presidents Mikhail Gorbachov and Boris Yeltsin.
when it comes to politics, Powers concerns are focused solidly
on the environment and charitable organizations. He sits on the
board of the United Foundation for AIDS as well as the Police Athletic
League of Miami Beach. Various associations Powers is involved with
include the Make-A-Wish Foundation, American Cancer Association,
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Mothers
Voices, and The Miami City Ballet amongst others.
current career turn with Ocean Drive magazine took place while coordinating
an art exhibit in Aventura, FL in 1992, when a friend took him on
a guided tour of South Beach. I saw the magic and the potential
and I was hooked, Powers says. I never thought Id
do this again, but here I am.
captures glamour, fashion and the social scene in an upscale publication
that combines South Beach chic with true international style featuring
choice gossip, fashion, photography and news from every hot spot
in the world, from South Beach to New York to London. As a publication
recognized by the national and international media, it is obvious
that Ocean Drives affluent and style conscious audience can
be found throughout the country and in fashion capitals worldwide.
It has been said that Ocean Drive magazine is the number one city
magazine in the country in terms of ad lineage.
Powers has made
another major statement with Ocean Drive magazine with the successful
launch of Ocean Drive en Español. Both publications are distributed
worldwide through Curtis Circulation Company, a division of Hachette
Publishing. Ocean Drive also boasts a separate custom publishing
division, with publications in Canada, Australia and Venezuela,
as well as Paradise, the Atlantis in-house guide to Paradise Island
in the Bahamas. Ocean Drives internet site has partnered with
on-line giant AOL in addition to launching a line of products including
eyewear in the Spring of 2000.
in Miami Beach with wife Sandi.
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Jerry Powers - President
Ocean Drive Magazine
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