Good News Panama City Beach!


Life Media Group, is proud to announce the launch of their latest publication PCB Life. Starting in early   September, Panama City Beach will have its own dedicated, monthly community newspaper, which will be mailed directly to every household in the area, free of charge!

In making the announcement Life Media Group President, Dave White noted; “We are delighted to announce the introduction of our latest title, PCB Life. Like its sister publications SoWal Life, Destin Life and Bay Life, PCB Life will focus on positive, community-driven stories, relevant to the residents of Panama City Beach. The purpose of PCB Life is to let the residents know what is going on in their community all year round.”

Mr. White went on to say; “Over the past four years, Life Media Group has built its reputation on delivering quality publications, dedicated to serving very specific communities, PCB Life is no different.  We want to hear from the people of Panama City Beach and report on topics that matter most to them. We are particularly focused on sharing community news, especially from the many not-for-profit organizations all of which are doing tremendous work for our neighborhoods.  Additionally, contributing writers will by provide monthly columns on everything from health & wellness and the arts, to dining and business.”   

Dave White’s publishing career began in the Boston area as a sales representative, then publisher of the Church & Christian Support Guide, an outreach publication designed to help new people in the area find a church. During the early 2000’s Dave founded Navigator Publishing, and full-eservice and printing company specializing in colorful relocation magazines. Over the years Dave has served on various boards and committees involved in economic development, including the Board of Directors of the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Central Massachusetts Convention and Visitors Bureau. After vacationing here for many years, Dave moved to Santa Rosa Beach in January 2016.   

Associate Publisher of PCB Life, Advertising Executive Jack Smith, added; “We are acutely aware of the challenges facing our unique Gulf Coast community, as we once again catch our breath and rebuild in the aftermath of yet another crisis.  Large and small businesses alike, are struggling to stay open, as Charities are pressed to do even more in our community. That is why PCB Life is offering advertisers, well-below-market-priced rates. We are also extending advertisers the opportunity to provide complimentary editorial, to further promote their products and services. Additionally, not-for -profit organizations are encouraged to provide information on their various fund-raising events, which we will publish free of charge.”

Jack Smith is an award-winning Advertising Executive from Richmond, Virginia.  Known for his pithy, one line ad campaigns, Jack was awarded Ad Age’s Writer of the Year, two years in a row. Some of his most notable clients included IBM, Caterpillar and Colonial Downs.  After selling The Jack Smith Agency, Mr. Smith served as VP of Richmond Family Magazine and West End Best, two preeminent Richmond publications before moving to PCB in 2018.