About Elite


Elite is the only monthly lifestyle magazine focused on Fort Bragg and other North Carolina military installations. This magazine offers an exciting blend of unmatched military insights, lifestyle features and business intelligence. We're constantly whipping up stories that highlight food, wine, books, travel and people found in Fort Bragg's backyard.

These are just a couple of the people bringing you Elite magazine:
 
Allison Williams is a familiar face in Fayetteville. After several years as a reporter for the Observer, she began freelancing with a variety of local publications. She then joined a local magazine as its editor before becoming the leader of the Elite team. Reach her at 
williamsa@fayobserver.com or 910-486-3527.
 
Johanna Royo joined Elite as staff writer in 2013.
She is a military spouse who has reported for print and television in North Carolina and Kentucky. Her "Inside Business" column can be found each month in the magazine. Reach her at 910-486-3569 or royoj@fayobserver.com.

James Robinson
is an award-winning photographer whose work can be seen in Elite and The Fayetteville Observer. In 2012, he spent six weeks in Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne Division. Reach him at 910-486-3554 or robinsonj@fayobserver.com.

Jim Schaffer is an accomplished advertising executive with experience helping businesses increase sales. 
Reach him at
schafferj@fayobserver.com or 910-486-2712.

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We're giving away two Laptop Lunches Bento Lunchbox 2.0 in Garden pink or Primary navy with matching Bento Tote (worth $43 each).

Visit our Facebook page to win. Winners will be picked at random on the 26th.

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