Sonya Vartabedian is managing editor of features, magazines and special projects for North of Boston Media Group based in North Andover, Mass. She was part of the team that helped launch NOBMG’s magazine division in 2008 and now oversees production of the media group’s 12 quarterly lifestyle magazines as well as it quarterly business magazine. In addition, she manages the production of the special sections as well as the features sections for NOBMG’s four daily and four weekly papers, including The Eagle-Tribune. Sonya began her 30-year career in community journalism in 1988 as a reporter with her hometown paper, the then-daily Haverhill Gazette. In 1990, she joined The Daily News of Newburyport, where she spent more than 20 years as a reporter, features and magazine editor, and finally city editor. She then served for two years as editor of North of Boston Media Group’s Andover Townsman weekly newspaper before relocating to NOBMG’s main hub at The Eagle-Tribune in 2015.