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Stephanie Johnston

Stephanie Johnston

As editor in chief, Stephanie Johnston oversees Public Works’ print magazine, website, e-newsletters, and digital initiatives. Before joining the staff 10 years ago, she worked on publications owned by the American Bar Association, Associated Equipment Distributors, and agriculture-industry publisher Century Communications. In 2015, she became editor of Concrete Construction sister publication Concrete Surfaces. She has a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and lives in a Chicago suburb. E-mail sjohnston@hanleywood.com or follow her on Twitter at @StephanieatPW.

Stephanie Johnston's Posts

This Ain’t No Slash ‘n Burn This Ain’t No Slash ‘n Burn

These four contractors are so good at cutting, demolishing, drilling, polishing, and sawing that a jury of their peers couldn't help but give them an award. Read more

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Keep Your Polished Concrete Customers Happy Keep Your Polished Concrete Customers Happy

Tell it like it is--polished concrete is NOT maintenance free. Read more

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Get a Jump Start on the Slab Get a Jump Start on the Slab

Getting on the slab as soon as possible after placement makes polishing to expose coarse aggregate easier and more cost-effective. Read more

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New Year, New Focus New Year, New Focus

Almost half the people who make New Year’s resolutions blow them within a month, but Concrete Surfaces won’t be part of that statistic in 2017. We’re tweaking our editorial focus to be a more useful tool for you. Read more

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The Aye's Have It!

Almost 1,200 people took the time to peruse 20 projects vying for our annual Polished Concrete Readers' Choice award. The prize goes to the same contractor for the second consecutive year. Read more

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