A Feel-Good Story
WellWell is an accessible, interactive and entertaining online source of news and information that is redefining the concepts of living well and feeling good. A daily destination for insights, information and inspiration, WellWell provides an expansive range of information on traditional and alternative approaches to fitness, nutrition, emotional support, medical treatments, body care, unique services and products, exercise, social engagement, our essential connection to nature and the environment, mature health concerns, child development and more. Our cutting-edge design makes it easy to get news, explore products, find services, discover events and meet people. In WellWell, we’ve created an online information emporium where everyone is welcome and every aisle leads to a healthier, happier you.
WellWell is owned by WellWell USA, LLC.
News To Live By
A constant source of stories that explore the latest on research, developments and controversies involving health, well-being, treatments and practices.
Health Gurus Serve Answers
Honest and entertaining Q&As with experts, authorities and authors on cutting-edge topics that are reshaping our approach to living, eating, playing and interacting with each other and the environment.
Focusing on People, Products, Services & Events
Tight hits on unique and interesting products, people, services and happenings in New Jersey’s health and wellness universe. Have a company, event or person you’d like to recommend for our Spotlite section? We’re open to suggestions. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
A1 Minds Stop By
Industry leaders from across the country provide their own takes on what’s shaping our health and well-being for better or worse.
Your Daily Dose
Amusing, lean and enlightening video factoids delivered to your doorstep every morning.
Your Feel-Good Fix
A free digital newsletter delivered to subscribers that summarizes our major news stories and columns, provides exclusive content and offers special deals and coupons for area services, products and events.
Listings For Life
An ever-expanding interactive list of thousands of New Jersey’s health and wellness products and services. This wide-ranging directory will provide product descriptions, website addresses, contact information, mapping and locations for each listing. The searchable directory will cover every possible wellness and health category from organic cleaners and lawn care specialists to yoga instructors, art therapists, doulas and animal acupuncturists, along with many, many, many more.
Founder & Publisher
John Salak is a communications professional with more than 30 years of experience in the United States and Europe. An award-winning journalist and editor whose experience includes a five-year assignment in London for United Media, his work has appeared in USA Today, The Financial Times, Newsday, Conde Nast Traveler, Crains New York Business, Food & Wine, American Banker, Executive Business Travel and Woman’s Day, among others. Credits also include five books that range from Violence in America (The Millbrook Press, 1995) to The Best of New York (Gault Millau Inc., 1995). Among other management positions, he served as Editor-in-Chief of tele.com, an award-winning business magazine founded by The McGraw-Hill Companies. He has appeared on CNN, Fox News and Bloomberg TV outlets, commenting on business and technology issues. He is the recipient of two Jesse H. Neal/American Business Awards. Mr. Salak is also the founder of The Salak Group Inc., a strategic communications group that supports a wide range of companies, organizations and individuals in the U.S., Asia and Europe.
Sean Zucker is an experienced communications professional with a strong background in media, marketing and advertising. A graduate of Hunter College in New York City, his work has touched on a wide array of communications and copywriting projects across various industries and subject areas. As WellWell’s Editorial Director, Mr. Zucker is responsible for the development and production of the group’s stories and columns.
Jaime Duran is a graduate of the Rutgers Business School in Newark with a Bachelor of Science in marketing. He has worked on content development and strategic positioning with a variety of companies and non-profit groups in the New York metropolitan area. He supports content development and vendor listings at WellWell, as well as managing the Ace Exchange section.
Staci Smith is a seasoned business manager and marketing professional with experience operating all facets of consumer promotions and event marketing campaigns. She has launched event marketing and promotions groups within marketing firms, leading to hundreds of highly successful programs for blue
chip brands and Fortune 500 companies including Kellogg’s, P&G, Schick, Dunkin Donuts, Keurig, Green Mountain Coffee and the McDonald’s Corporation, among others.
As a graduate of Ohio University with a major in Communications and minor in Journalism, she has helped streamline processes and deliver productivity within the back-office functions of marketing firms including procurement, operations, warehousing, finance, IT and HR.
At WellWell, Ms. Smith oversees business development and marketing.
Aimée F. Colón has a rich history of producing high-level and effective designs for award-winning publications, ad campaigns, marketing initiatives and Websites for a variety of clients. She holds a Fine Arts degree in Graphic Communication from Parson’s School of Design and a Certificated in Digital Science from New York University.
Charles Kouri is a renowned journalist, book author, songwriter, playwright and communications strategist. His work on touched on financial services, healthcare, technology, education, real estate and professional services. A resident of Chicago, he received a degree in journalism and economics for Marquette University in Milwaukee. Mr. Kouri is an ongoing contributor to WellWell’s news coverage.
Jessica Scarpati has more than 15 years of experience as an award-winning writer, editor and communications professional. As a journalist, her diverse professional background has given her the opportunity to cover—and uncover—stories in health care, science, technology, business, community news, state government, education and more. In addition, she has overseen the editorial and art direction of print and digital publications for consumer and business audiences. Ms. Scarpati has also served as a copyeditor for several books and reports. She holds a bachelor’s degree in print journalism from Boston University.
Saskia Salak has a diverse background in analytics and communications with a special interest environmental issues, sustainability and socially responsible entrepreneurship. Among her other professional activities, she is in the process of launching Posty, a multi-media platform dedicated to encouraging personal composting in urban areas. She holds bachelor’s degree in economics and social entrepreneurship from Marquette University.
Team Up With WellWell
You’ll Feel Better For It
There are lots of ways to team up with WellWell. Individuals and organizations can work with us to focus on critical health and wellness issues through our various editorial products. Businesses can also partner with WellWell to build brand awareness and drive revenues though our advertising, cross-branding, directory and customized outreach programs.
Contact John Salak, Publisher, at email@example.com
WELLWELL DIRECTORY (COMING SOON!)
Our online directory of service providers, vendors, stores, nonprofits and more will include thousands of health, fitness, self-help and feel good listings.