About

Beck Media Group is home to THE source for women of Central & Southwest Virginia… and beyond – Bella Magazine. This website serves as a destination for news, upcoming events, fabulous products, and other topics that fit our demographics.

Bella Magazine debuted in June 2006 and 2017 brings on our ELEVENTH YEAR!! It is a monthly, free publication for women that is distributed in carefully selected locations throughout Central and Southwest Virginia. It is available in print in over 300 locations throughout Virginia and online here on our website and at Issuu.com by clicking HERE.

If you are interested in more information about advertising with any of our publications, please contact us at advertise@beckmediagroup.com or call 540-904-6800.

 

Meet Our Team

imageJoey Coakley BeckOwner/Publisher
Photo Credit: Andrea Pesce Photography

Joey has over 22 years of magazine design and editorial experience and has won numerous design awards. She has been a huge part of the cultural community and has served on many boards of directors (including the Virginia Blue Ridge Affiliate of Susan G. Komen), committees and other various volunteer capacities. She lives in Roanoke with her husband and three sons.

 

Hayleigh Phillips Worgan, Editorial Director
Photo Credit: Morgan Brickey Photography

Hayleigh graduated from Roanoke College in August 2011 with a Bachelors Degree in English.  At Beck Media Group, she has found an environment that nurtures her passion for creativity and allows her to develop both as a person and a writer. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors with her husband and two dogs.

 

Taylor Ward, Editorial Intern

Taylor is a senior at Roanoke College set to graduate May 2018. She is majoring in English and minoring in Psychology and Spanish. She enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time outdoors.

 

12484835_1730630723823987_1268533506812703650_oNicole Brobston, Editorial Intern

Nicole is an undergraduate student at Roanoke College set to graduate in May 2018. She is pursuing a dual degree in English Literature and Creative Writing with a minor in German. She likes to pet dogs, drink coffee, and watch Gilmore Girls.

 

Tina Hatcher, Contributor

Tina Hatcher is the Owner of Earth Girl Wellness, LLC. Her adventure in the field of nutrition and wellness has expanded over 25 years and has seen dramatic changes. Starting with a formal education at Virginia Tech and receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology and a Master of Science degree in Cardiac Rehabilitation and Adult Fitness, her passion for overall wellness has allowed her to work in multiple disciplines from corrective exercise, sports performance and sports nutrition, weight loss, and nutritional counseling across all ages from children through the elderly.
(Earth Girl Wellness provides life enriching navigation though the holistic world of nutrition and fitness. Earth Girl focuses on individual goals of achieving balance between nutritious food intake and positive energy expenditure. She believes it is important to work with individual core values, budgets and motivators. She engages people on their journey to define and achieve optimal wellness though one on one counseling sessions, small group classes and large group seminars. Earth Girl promotes a fun, progressive, realistic and creative problem solving path to building self-esteem and a confident lifestyle.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7 thoughts on “About”

  1. Hello! I’m writing to inquire if you have any need of seasoned graphic designers? I have over 20 years in the field and would love to be a part of the Lovely Bella team!

  2. Joey, my name is Jason Merchant, I was a work acquitance of Chad’s, I haven’t been able to reach him. The number for him I had doesn’t work. Will you please give him this message,my phone number is 540 556 3365. Thanks, Jason

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