The Magazine

Bloom is a culture and lifestyle magazine, with high-quality production values, graphic design, photography, and writing that is sharp, knowing, and entertaining.

 

Each issue contains thought-provoking, relevant editorial about the area’s people, arts, culture, entertainment, homes, gardens, food, wine, health, fitness, science, education, and family life.

 

Bloom is an independent, free magazine whose target audience is Bloomington’s adult population. Published bimonthly, 12,000 copies are available at more than 200 local retail businesses, hotels, and community centers.

Our Staff

Malcolm Abrams

Editor and Publisher

Malcolm Abrams is a magazine consultant, writer, and editor who fell in love with Bloomington and moved here in 2005. He is the founder, editor, and publisher of Bloom Magazine, the bimonthly cultural and lifestyle magazine, and of Distinctively Bloomington, an annual publication distributed primarily in hotel guest rooms.

 

For 30 years Malcolm worked in New York City as a vice-president of Rupert Murdoch’s business magazine company in the 1980s and as an editorial consultant.

 

His clients included The McGraw-Hill Companies, The National Audubon Society, Advanstar Communications, Kelly Communications, Spa Finder Magazine, Family Media, Brioni, Global Finance Magazine, and Miller Freeman, Inc.

 

Viking Penguin published Malcolm’s first book, Future Stuff, written with researcher Harriet Bernstein. It was sold for publication in Great Britain, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan.  A television pilot based on the book was produced by Aaron Spelling Entertainment. A sequel, More Future Stuff, also was published by Viking Penguin.

 

Malcolm’s work has appeared in many magazines and newspapers including Ladies’ Home Journal, Playboy, Longevity, Parents, and The Toronto Globe & Mail. His work has been syndicated by both The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times syndicates. Malcolm has been a guest on many television shows, including Good Morning America, Today, and Live with Regis & Kathie Lee. 

 

812-323-8959, ext. 1
editor@magbloom.com

Rodney Margison

Associate Editor / Photo Editor

Rodney Margison began working as a freelance photographer for his hometown newspaper at age 17 and discovered the thrill of seeing his images in print. In the last 40 years, he has produced photography for The Associated Press, the Times-Tribune in Corbin, Kentucky, the Brown County Democrat, and the online news magazine This Is Brown County, which he co-founded. He has also produced editorial, commercial, and fine art portraits throughout the eastern United States.

 

As Bloom’s Associate Editor/Photo Editor, Rodney collaborates with Bloom’s contributors, proof reads and fact checks stories, takes photos, and oversees the magazine’s editorial internship program.

 

812-323-8959 ext. 4
rodney@magbloom.com

Cassaundra Huskey

Associate Publisher

When Cassaundra Huskey moved to Bloomington in 2005, she says she felt at home for the first time. In 2018, Cassaundra brought her diverse network of business relationships and a broad skill set, cultivated in sales and real estate valuation, to Bloom.

An active community member, Cassaundra is an avid trail runner, a member of the Bloomington Board of Zoning Appeals, a member and past president of Bloomington Sunrise Rotary Club, and a connoisseur of craft brews.

 

 812-323-8959, ext. 2

cassaundra@magbloom.com

The Magazine

Bloom is a culture and lifestyle magazine, with high-quality production values, graphic design, photography, and writing that is sharp, knowing, and entertaining.

 

Each issue contains thought-provoking, relevant editorial about the area’s people, arts, culture, entertainment, homes, gardens, food, wine, health, fitness, science, education, and family life.

 

Bloom is an independent, free magazine whose target audience is Bloomington’s adult population. Published bimonthly, 12,000 copies are available at more than 200 local retail businesses, hotels, and community centers.

Our Staff

Malcolm Abrams

Editor and Publisher

Malcolm Abrams is a magazine consultant, writer, and editor who fell in love with Bloomington and moved here in 2005. He is the founder, editor, and publisher of Bloom Magazine, the bimonthly cultural and lifestyle magazine, and of Distinctively Bloomington, an annual publication distributed primarily in hotel guest rooms.

 

For 30 years Malcolm worked in New York City as a vice-president of Rupert Murdoch’s business magazine company in the 1980s and as an editorial consultant.

 

His clients included The McGraw-Hill Companies, The National Audubon Society, Advanstar Communications, Kelly Communications, Spa Finder Magazine, Family Media, Brioni, Global Finance Magazine, and Miller Freeman, Inc.

 

Viking Penguin published Malcolm’s first book, Future Stuff, written with researcher Harriet Bernstein. It was sold for publication in Great Britain, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan.  A television pilot based on the book was produced by Aaron Spelling Entertainment. A sequel, More Future Stuff, also was published by Viking Penguin.

 

Malcolm’s work has appeared in many magazines and newspapers including Ladies’ Home Journal, Playboy, Longevity, Parents, and The Toronto Globe & Mail. His work has been syndicated by both The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times syndicates. Malcolm has been a guest on many television shows, including Good Morning America, Today, and Live with Regis & Kathie Lee.

 

812-323-8959, ext. 1
editor@magbloom.com

Rodney Margison

Associate Editor / Photo Editor

Rodney Margison began working as a freelance photographer for his hometown newspaper at age 17 and discovered the thrill of seeing his images in print. In the last 40 years, he has produced photography for The Associated Press, the Times-Tribune in Corbin, Kentucky, the Brown County Democrat, and the online news magazine This Is Brown County, which he co-founded. He has also produced editorial, commercial, and fine art portraits throughout the eastern United States.

 

As Bloom’s Associate Editor/Photo Editor, Rodney collaborates with Bloom’s contributors, proof reads and fact checks stories, takes photos, and oversees the magazine’s editorial internship program.

 

812-323-8959 ext. 4
rodney@magbloom.com

Cassaundra Huskey

Associate Publisher

When Cassaundra Huskey moved to Bloomington in 2005, she says she felt at home for the first time. In 2018, Cassaundra brought her diverse network of business relationships and a broad skill set, cultivated in sales and real estate valuation, to Bloom. An active community member, Cassaundra is an avid trail runner, a member of the Bloomington Board of Zoning Appeals, a member and past president of Bloomington Sunrise Rotary Club, and a connoisseur of craft brews.

 

 

 

812-323-8959, ext. 2
cassaundra@magbloom.com