About Us

Welcome to Southern New England Weddings. This website complements our award-winning magazine. Both the magazine and our website are brimming with all of the great ideas and exquisite photography you’ll need to help plan your perfect day, as well as an extensive advertiser resource that will put you in touch with the finest vendors specializing in all things wedding.

Our magazine and website contain all the inspiration you’ll need to create the wedding you’ve always dreamed of anywhere in Southern New England including: Rhode Island and Newport, Boston, Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, Coastal Connecticut and Eastern Massachusetts. Our website has been designed to provide you with additional informative articles, refreshed on a regular basis, and direct access to Southern New England’s most talented wedding vendors.

Southern New England Weddings is available at newsstands throughout Southern New England and in suburban New York City locations. It’s also widely available at the locations of our advertisers. Additionally, we’re happy to mail you a copy. Please click on the “subscribe” buttons found throughout the site and we’ll get one right off to you.

Also, please look for our sister publication, Southern New England Wedding: Destination Edition, available beginning in September on newsstands, via subscription and at our advertisers’ locations.

We wish you the best of luck in your wedding planning. Feel free to email us with any questions you may have regarding weddings in Rhode Island, Newport, Boston, Cape Cod, Nantucket, Connecticut and eastern Massachusetts.

Kind Regards,

The Team at Lighthouse Media Solutions

Meet Our Team

Jen Sperry, Editor: As a native of South Coast Mass., Jen knows southern New England well but is never surprised when she discovers a new favorite destination. An English major who has worked in publishing as an editor and freelance writer for over 15 years, she enjoys interviewing, writing and especially blogging for Southern New England Weddings (because weddings are endlessly pretty and inspiring!). She lives in Rochester, Mass., with her husband and two young daughters.

Erin McCluskey, Brand & Sales Manager: Erin earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Bryant University and went on to achieve her MBA from the University of Rhode Island. A Rhode Island native, she currently resides in Providence. As a recent newlywed Erin loves being emerged in the wedding industry and learning from each of our partners. She loves anything to do with organizing, spreadsheets and learning new ways to be efficient!

Sharon Bartholomew, Art Director: Sharon earned her BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and began her career in fine art photography. Sharon’s fine arts background is a great complement to her design experience, giving her a diverse technical skill set and critical eye. Her love for art and design, and a true love of working with clients, led her to pursue a career in publishing. She lives in Marion with her husband Tom and two young children.

Allie Herzog, Social Media Manager, Contributing Editor & Writer: Allie is a native New Yorker who fell in love with Rhode Island after studying Journalism at URI and living by the beach. After several years in Manhattan working in public relations and digital media, Allie returned to the Ocean State and currently resides in Newport. She enjoys writing, music, yoga and any activity that involves sunshine and the ocean.