By Tanja Kern, Associate Publisher & Editorial Director
Top Row from left: Founding directors are Emily Morrow Finkell; Amy Rush-Imber, editor in chief, Floor Covering Weekly; Andrea Blackbourn, executive director of the Floor Covering Industry Foundation;
Second Row from left: Brenda Knowles, vice president commercial, Shaw Industries; Dana Teague, vice president, Informa Markets Design Group; Tanja Kern, associate publisher and editorial director Floor Trends and Floor Covering Installer; and, Terri Daniels, vice present PR & communications, CCA Global Partners.
Tanja Kern, associate publisher and editorial director of Floor Trends, joined BNP Media in 2016. With more than 20 years of editorial and strategic communications experience in architecture and design, Tanja combines her journalistic acumen with a passion for flooring. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.