Anthony DeMarco

Philadelphia, PA USA

Professional Experience

I am well-published reporter and editor who has traveled the world covering luxury retail, with a particular emphasis on fine jewelry and watches. This includes product for the luxury and fashion market, store design, retail management and technology, and e-commerce. In addition, I am equally versed in architecture, interior design, food, and travel.


Content Editor (online)
16 Years
16 Years
22 Years


Other, Specify
13 Years


Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
16 Years
Newspaper - Local/Regional
6 Years
Newsletter - Trade
9 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

22 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

JCK magazine (10+), The City Traveler (1-2)

Other Work History

I was a senior editor at Facilities Design & Management magazine (a corporate architecture and design publication) for four years, a senior editor at Owner Operator magazine (a transportation publication), and was a reporter daily newspapers, including the Savannah (Ga.) Morning News and the Florence (S.C.) Morning News.

Computer Skills

Word, Photoshop, Quark, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows XP, Mac OS, HTML, Dreamweaver


MACBook, PC, digital camera, Flip video camera


Anthony is a savvy reporter, an excellent writer, and has an amazing work ethic. His writing is sharp, clear, organized, fact-checked and delivered on time. As JCK's Web editor, he frequently worked till the wee hours of the morning to ensure that articles were posted and our e-newsletter was sent out on time. He's easy to work with and always comes through in a pinch. Hedda Schupak, Editor-in-chief, JCK Magazine Anthony consistently delivered clean, on-time copy covering a variety of subjects and issues in the jewelry industry. He often traveled to distant locations to bring back a story, and he pioneered JCKs On the Road series. He is smart, dedicated, hard-working and also has a great sense of humor. Richard Dalglish, Managing Editor, JCK magazine His excellent, well-written articles are based on solid reporting and research. He is a hard-working self-starter, a team player and a colleague who is a pleasure to work with. William George Shuster, Senior Editor, JCK magazine


South Carolina Press Association award for in-depth reporting. Thomson Newspapers, Inc. National Award of Excellence.


Mediabistro, Pen & Pencil Club of Philadelphia, National Press Club



For many jewelers, getting into computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing is a no-brainer. It's a cost-effective, efficient way to produce high-quality jewelry designs, whether one-of-kind works or mass-produced products. But, as with most things, the hardest part is getting started.
Trying to take in the multitude of museums in Stockholm during a weekend trip is a daunting task. No fewer than 35 major cultural institutions showcase art, design, history and science, strewn across the archipelago of 14 islands that make up the city. I didn’t make it to the Tobacco & Match Museum, for example, but managed to visit three places that provided a glimpse of the Swedish experience.
On a cloudy, cool Saturday afternoon in Stockholm’s Gamla Stan (Old Town) neighborhood, the sound of live blues filters through the narrow streets. Curious, I follow the sound to the open door of a corner bar where I can see it’s standing-room only. Everyone is bobbing their heads, intently watching a band on a small stage go through quick-tempo, standard American blues.
A story about the design and materials used for the Los Angeles Lakers championship rings.
Research on the online shopping habits of men and women could help retailers build Web sites that appeal to both genders.
The Amberif trade fair shines an international light on Baltic amber and the Polish companies that turn this prehistoric tree resin into fashionable and artistic jewelry.
An overview of the jewelry industry in the Kansas City area
Less than a week after a hijacked plane crashed into the Pentagon, the jeweler inside the building was open for business
A roundup of a forum on e-commerce, Web 2.0, and how it is affecting the jewelry industry.
Gianfranco Ferré and Dalumi collaborated to create a $1.3 million diamond top for Milan Fashion Week
A small diamond-shaped space at the crossroads of an expanded mall became a shining example of store design that is beautiful and efficient
Carpal tunnel syndrome nearly ended Jesse Kaufman's career as a bench jeweler and goldsmith. But CAD/CAM technology, a supportive online jewelry community, and a strong commitment of time and money gave Kaufman the tools he needed to return to work as an artisan.
As a consequence of the PATRIOT Act, the jewelry and gem industries will soon have to abide by a new set of rules designed to combat money laundering. Are you ready?
The recent revaluation of the Chinese yuan was an attempt to better reflect its value on the world market. But it remains to be seen if it’s also the beginning of the end of the trade imbalance between China and the United States.
Boxes and ribbons and paper add up to more than just a pretty parcel—they work together to symbolize and communicate who you are
As China flexes its economic muscle, the jewelry industry looks to nearby Hong Kong to capitalize on the country’s growing affluence
How inventory-management technology helped Sissy's Log Cabin recover a stolen luxury watch
At IIJS, India's diamond and jewelry manufacturers turn to domestic and regional markets to make up for a downturn in U.S. business
Meet a market researcher who has learned how to appeal to the most basic part of the human brain—the innermost core known as the R (for reptilian) complex.
They’re young, entrepreneurial, tech-savvy, and rich. And they’re changing the rules of the luxury game.
Small, family-owned firms in this southern Italian city of 90,000 have cornered the international market on coral and cameo jewelry. Some of these companies recently came together to celebrate the bicentennial of the industry that provides this coastal city its identity and economy.