BUZZ Staff 

Joe Snowberger

BUZZ President

Joe.snowberger@iwantabuzz.com

Joe Snowberger will oversee the growth of the BUZZ Media Group and brings a wealth of experience to the position. He spent 24 years in the U.S. Navy and retired as Lieutenant Commander in 2000. While enlisted, he graduated summa cum laude from Troy University with a bachelor’s degree in management. He also earned his MBA from Webster University.

Snowberger has a record of success in both the private and public sector. He served as director of operations for Downtown Vision, Inc., campus director and community relations coordinator for Columbia College and program manager and executive producer at PRC Digital Media. He most recently served as community consultant and economic liaison for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and continues to serve as the CEO of the Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association, whose mission is to establish Florida’s First Naval Warship Museum on the USS Adams and locate the ship at the former Jacksonville Shipyards.

Snowberger is also very involved in the community. He is the co-founder of the First Coast Veterans Transition Network and serves on the board of the Florida League of Defense Contractors and the First Coast Chapter of Women in Defense. He serves on the Military Issues Council of the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce and has been involved with numerous community organizations over the years including the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Advisory Council, the United States Navy League and the Super Bowl XXXIX Host Committee. Snowberger was named one of Jacksonville Business Journal’s Veterans of Influence in 2015, is a 2015 graduate of Leadership Jacksonville and is currently enrolled in Blueprint for Leadership.

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Jasmin Lankford

Editor-in-Chief

Jasmin.lankford@iwantabuzz.com

Jasmin Lankford started at Client Focused Media as an editorial intern and now serves as Editor-in-Chief of the BUZZ Magazine. Jasmin manages all editorial aspects of the publication. She is responsible for proofing, content creation and management, and improving sales and engagement. Jasmin earned her degree in Magazine Production from The Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications at the University of South Florida. Jasmin also studied Creative Writing and completed her coursework in Paris, France. As a Jacksonville native, she enjoys updating the community on upcoming events and promoting local creative talents.

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Shelton Buchanan

Community Associate Editor

Shelton.buchanan@iwantabuzz.com

Shelton Buchanan is a 5th generation native Floridian from the sunny Space Coast. An FSU alum, his Saturdays in the fall belong to his beloved Noles. After leaving law school for greener, less stressful pastures, he opened a food truck serving BBQ out of an old school bus with a smoker welded on the back. Sadly, an auto accident sidelined him professionally for a few years while he recovered. Now he wows readers and annoys his coworkers with his photos and write-ups of local food trucks as well as editing the Community section of the BUZZ Magazine.

 

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Rosemary Jackson

Kids Associate Editor

Rosemary.jackson@iwantabuzz.com

Rosemary Jackson joined CFM in 2016. She is responsible for community engagement, editing articles for BUZZ Magazine’s kids section, and is a regular contributor to the Community column, “5 Minutes With.” Prior to joining CFM, Rosemary started her own company, Brocade Partners, specializing in marketing consulting, public relations, and events. She was marketing director for Flagler, a Florida commercial real estate firm and also has experience working in the commercial banking and investment banking industries in Atlanta. Her experience spans more than 20 years helping businesses formulate marketing strategies that match key business objectives. Rosemary graduated from The University of Georgia, is married, and has two children.

 

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Tiara Bree Jeffers

Nightlife Associate Editor & BUZZ TV Host

tiara.jeffers@iwantabuzz.com

Tiara Jeffers, better known as Tiara Bree, is an editor and TV host with BUZZ Magazine. This Hostess with the Mostess loves hosting the magazine’s TV show, The BUZZ!  Before kick-starting her On Air debut, she studied Civil Engineering at the University of Miami.  She then switched gears to focus on Broadcast Journalism and Theatre, which took her education to University of Central Florida. Realizing how much she loved to talk, she continued that path and currently acts in local commercials, films, and PSAs. When she’s not working with BUZZ, she works as a model and brand ambassador for designers, boutiques, and world-renowned photographers.  Catch her in local magazines and on the next episode of The BUZZ!