About Publisher - Steve Tolin

Desert Charities News is the Coachella Valley’s only publication focused on the thriving nonprofit sector, supplying views and news for and about the more than 800 nonprofit organizations in the community.

Steve Tolin, Editor-Publisher who has been instrumental in producing more than 45 trade publications nationally, launched Desert Charities News six years ago with his partner, Kristin Peterson to create a single platform for local charity communications. DCN is now the premier news magazine and website dedicated to Philanthropy and charitable giving in the Desert Cities. To further support the charitable community, Steve and DCN’s President Kristin Peterson have developed a central database for the nonprofit sector – The Nonprofit Directory.

Steve Tolin, Editor-Publisher and Founder with more than 40 years of publishing experience, has brought in sales of over $ 25,000,000 in advertising space.

Official Talent & Booking Directory, Official Country Music Directory, Academy of Country Music Awards Program and American Music Awards are some of the trade publications that have thrived under Steve’s leadership.

In addition, Steve published the Dick Clark television show program, “The Academy of Country Music Awards” for 32 years creating it to become the largest awards program in the country music industry.