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Abby Tegnelia Named Editor in Chief of NowItCounts

New York, NY (May 8, 2015) – Abby Tegnelia, former Entertainment and Travel Editor at, has been named Editor in Chief of the new online destination for Americans 50+. Tegnelia, who has a celebrated career in both pop culture and destination media, has previously worked at Us Weekly, In Touch, New York, OK and was Editor in Chief of Vegas magazine before joining the platform that covers financial, health, beauty, style, travel, news, entertainment, sports and more.


“We are thrilled to have Abby on board as the new Editor in Chief of NowItCounts to continue strengthening its position as the go-to resource for this vibrant demographic,” says Bill Baskin, Chief Executive Officer of Epath Media and Complete Senior, Inc. “Her social media savvy and journalism background will prove to be invaluable.”


Tegnelia (pictured) will put her efforts towards expanding the already successful online platform that was created by Founding Editor Richard Pérez-Feria. On tap for the future will be the re-launch of a free weekly newsletter expanding on the features about celebrities in exclusive interviews, must-go travel destinations, best in food and drink highlights and expert beauty advice.


"I've been with NowItCounts since the very beginning and am thrilled to step in as Editor in Chief to continue what my predecessor Richard Perez-Feria started,” says Tegnelia, who currently resides in the San Francisco Bay area. “Lifestyle publications have long been my passion and none more so than The site has become the number one destination for the 50+ generation—from mature travel and entertainment to healthcare and retirement issues. Fun, informative articles targeted to baby boomers and beyond - once you start reading, you won't want to leave."


Among the industry veterans who will to report to Tegnelia on the editorial team of NowItCounts include Buck Wargo, Senior Editor/Money + Business Editor; Marco Medrano, Beauty + Grooming Editor; Richard Zombeck, Editor at Large; and Warren Baskin, Design Director.


About NowItCounts

NowItCounts is the destination for Americans 50+ covering financial, health, beauty, style, travel, news, entertainment, sports and more. The digital platform is helmed by Editor in Chief Abby Tegnelia and published by Laguna Beach, CA-based ePath Media. For the latest must-know information for dynamic adults visit; like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and visit our YouTube channel for exclusive videos.



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Friday, May 8, 2015