Richard Pérez-Feria, Editor in Chief, NowItCounts.com | NiC Magazine
Richard Pérez-Feria is Vice President, Editor in Chief of Now It Counts | NiC Magazine. He was previously Executive Vice President, Editor in Chief of HudsonMOD, a luxury magazine and he was also the founding Editor in Chief of VEGAS INC and Business Editor of Greenspun Media Group (Niche Media, Las Vegas Sun). In 2009, Pérez-Feria served as COO, Editor in Chief of PLANETASTIC a Web development company he co-owned and focused on Hispanic celebrity and sports websites while concurrently serving as Senior Vice President, Editorial & Entertainment at República.
Pérez-Feria was formerly the highly acclaimed Editor in Chief of Time Inc.’s People en Español, a position he held for nearly four years. He brought two decades of publishing experience to the nation’s best-selling Spanish language magazine. In his first year, Pérez-Feria oversaw a revolutionary redesign of the New York City-based magazine and, in the process, redefined its three primary areas of focus: exclusive celebrity stories, fashion and beauty features and compelling human-interest coverage. During Pérez-Feria’s celebrated tenure, People en Español enjoyed unprecedented growth, including year-over-year rate base increases, record advertising sales and numerous editorial and creative awards. Every year Pérez-Feria was EIC, People en Español was on Adweek's “10 Under 50” List, a first for a Hispanic title. The magazine also won two FOLIO: Gold Awards as “Best Entertainment Magazine” and an additional Gold Award in 2006 for “Cover of the Year.” Pérez-Feria went on to lead the publication as it won two Henry Luce Awards (Time Inc.’s magazine awards) for “Best Design” and “Cover of the Year” as well as being the only Hispanic magazine on the Chicago Tribune's 2005 list of “Top 50 Magazines of the 21st Century” (#9) and was one of Media Industry News’ “Top 20 Launches of the Past 20 Years.”