Growing Bolder Wins Statewide Media Award

ORLANDO (Aug. 11, 2021) ” The Florida Council on Aging announced that Growing Bolder, a multimedia company redefining aging, won the Council’s prestigious Senior Vision Media Award. The award honors the outstanding Florida organization producing media promoting a positive image of aging. Growing Bolder was nominated for the award by Karla Radka, CEO and president … Continued

Growing Bolder TV Show’s Audience Soaring

ORLANDO (July 8, 2021) ” “Growing Bolder,” a TV program shown throughout the nation on public broadcasting stations, is experiencing phenomenal growth, based on a new report that shows the popular show now reaches 95% of American households. “We have an authentic and inspiring message that resonates with viewers of all ages. It’s as simple … Continued

Sports Media Producer Tim Killian Joins Growing Bolder

ORLANDO (July 6, 2021) ” Tim Killian, a talented, veteran broadcaster, who built an international reputation in sports media during his eight-year stint at the Golf Channel, recently joined Growing Bolder as its newest producer. Killian is off to a fast start at Growing Bolder, a leading world producer of content for active, older adults. … Continued

Vic Cao Named Growing Bolder’s New Senior Web Developer

ORLANDO (June 30, 2021) ” Vic Cao, an experienced web expert known for his vision, creative design and in-depth knowledge of analytics, was just named senior web developer at Growing Bolder, one of the world’s leading voices for 50+ adults. Prior to coming to Growing Bolder, Cao developed an enviable reputation with clients across Florida, … Continued

Award-Winning Broadcaster Amy Sweezey Debuts New Growing Bolder TV Show

ORLANDO (June 30, 2021) ” Amy Sweezey, former WESH-Channel 2 meteorologist, who was named Broadcaster of the Year by the National Weather Association, will hit the airwaves this weekend ” the first time since leaving Channel 2 last year. Sweezey, who has been serving as a special projects producer at Growing Bolder, will be one of the co-hosts of “What’s Next,” a new commercial TV program … Continued

Growing Bolder Launches New Twitch Channel

ORLANDO (May 12, 2021) ” Growing Bolder, a major media producer and worldwide leader in rebranding aging, announced today a new Growing Bolder channel on Twitch, the top live-streaming platform. The channel will promote the importance and power of intergenerational connection by bringing together younger and older creators to discuss their shared passions, including gaming, … Continued

‘Growing Bolder’s’ Season 7: Entertainment, Inspiration

ORLANDO (May 6, 2021) ” “Growing Bolder” returns to public television just in time, bringing a much-needed tonic for a pandemic-weary TV audience. The seventh season debuts on public broadcasting stations nationwide, beginning May 8. The new season features 10 episodes chock full of optimism, with inspiring stories of ordinary people living extraordinary lives, with fascinating insights from well-known celebrities. As always, the series aims to entertain while providing a spark to … Continued

Growing Bolder, Alliance for Lifetime Income Announce Partnership

ORLANDO (May 6, 2021) ” Growing Bolder, a multimedia producer and global leader in rebranding aging, announced the Alliance for Lifetime Income as its new, Official Personal Finance partner. The Alliance is a nonprofit educational organization that educates Americans about the risks of outliving their retirement income and ways to plan for protected income that … Continued

Stephen Kerepesi Named Executive Vice President, Business Development

ORLANDO (May 5, 2021) ” Stephen Kerepesi, who has built a legendary 25-year career in marketing, at companies such as global sports giant IMG and the Pac-12 Networks, recently was named executive vice president at Growing Bolder, a major multi-media producer and worldwide leader in rebranding aging. Kerepesi, who is based in Los Angeles, said … Continued

Kevin Houseknecht Named Director of Corporate Partnerships at Growing Bolder

ORLANDO (March 15, 2021) ” Kevin Houseknecht, former Director of Marketing and Sponsorships for the National Senior Games Association, has been named Director of Corporate Partnerships at Growing Bolder, one of the world’s top producers and distributors of lifestyle content aimed at the 50+ market.¬† Houseknecht brings a wealth of experience, working with some of … Continued

‘Extraordinary’ Floridians Featured In Upcoming Specials

ORLANDO (Feb. 19, 2021) ” The stories of unsung heroes, those people whose quiet courage and inspiration make up the soul of our communities, often go untold. But this spring, PBS stations across Florida will change that with a series of specials titled “Growing Bolder’s Ordinary People Living Extraordinary Lives Presented by Florida Blue Medicare.” … Continued

Lynne Mixson Named Senior Producer at Growing Bolder

ORLANDO (Feb. 8, 2021) ” Lynne Mixson, an Emmy Award-winning TV producer, has been named senior producer at Growing Bolder, a multi-media company with national TV, radio and podcasts in addition to a popular lifestyle magazine aimed at inspirational content for older adults. The Growing Bolder TV program, which airs on PBS stations nationally, reaches … Continued

Amy Lynn Boisvert Named Digital Marketing Director at Growing Bolder

ORLANDO (Jan. 8, 2021) ” Amy Lynn Boisvert was named Director of Digital Marketing of Growing Bolder, a national, multi-media company that garners 300 million impressions annually across its platforms. Boisvert, a 20-year-veteran of the digital advertising industry, brings a wealth of experience with some of the best-known global brands, including the Boston Globe Media … Continued

Maddie Echelson Named Marketing Manager at Growing Bolder

ORLANDO (Jan. 6, 2021) ” Maddie Echelson was recently named marketing manager at Growing Bolder, a multi-media company nationally known for content aimed at inspiring and educating people 50 years and older. Echelson previously managed successful campaigns for well known brands, including the Golf Channel, Action Gator Tire and dozens of other businesses. At Growing … Continued

Jill Middleton Named Executive Producer of Growing Bolder Radio

ORLANDO (Jan. 5, 2021) ” Jill Middleton, an Emmy-nominated radio and TV producer, has been named executive producer of Growing Bolder Radio. Middleton, a veteran producer with broad experience in radio and television, including an eight-year stint at WESH-Channel 2, will oversee production of two of Growing Bolder’s most successful, prolific enterprises. Growing Bolder Radio … Continued

Growing Bolder Engages Trinity Advisory Services

ORLANDO (Dec. 1, 2020) — Growing Bolder, one of the world’s top producers and distributors of health and well-being content for people 50 years and older, has enlisted the expertise of Trinity Advisory Services of Orlando for human resources and financial services planning. Additionally, Growing Bolder announced Sean Tobin, director and co-owner of Trinity Advisory … Continued

Emily Cummings Named Director of Client Strategy

ORLANDO (Nov. 5, 2020) ” Emily Cummings has been named Director of Client Strategy at Orlando-based Growing Bolder, a national leader in active lifestyle content production across multiple media platforms. Cummings, a University of Florida honors graduate with degrees in marketing and sport management, draws on her international events management background to deliver exceptional results … Continued

Jason Morrow Named Vice President of Growing Bolder

ORLANDO (Nov. 5, 2020) ” Jason Morrow, an award-winning, Hall of Fame visual journalist, has been named Vice President of Video and Audio Production at Growing Bolder, one of the nation’s leaders in active lifestyle content production. The Missouri native has been in TV production since he was a teenager, earning Emmys, Associated Press Awards … Continued

Jess Hanebury Named Community Manager at Growing Bolder

ORLANDO (Nov. 5, 2020) ” Jess Hanebury, who has drawn praise from international brand executives for her social-media talents and brand management, was named community manager at Growing Bolder, a national powerhouse in active lifestyle content production. Hanebury came to Orlando-based Growing Bolder, which has broad-reaching platforms for the 55+ market, with 15 years of … Continued

Ashley Heafy Named One of OBJ’s 40 Under 40

ORLANDO (March 26, 2021) ” Ashley Heafy, creative director of Growing Bolder, was named one of “Orlando Business Journal’s” 40 Under 40, an honor that recognizes Central Florida leaders who are 39 and younger. The professionals chosen are among the most talented and accomplished in the area and have demonstrated playing a key role in … Continued

Bill Shafer Named Executive VP of Growing Bolder

ORLANDO (Nov. 5, 2020) ” Bill Shafer, a nationally respected storyteller, who was named one of the top 50 people in Orlando TV who made an impact, has been named executive vice president of Growing Bolder, one of the nation’s leaders in active lifestyle content production. Shafer’s Bolder Backstage series of stories has garnered attention … Continued

Ashley Heafy Named Creative Director of Growing Bolder

ORLANDO (Nov. 5, 2020) ” Ashley Heafy, a talented designer with a broad background in branding, illustration, content creation and photography, has been named creative director for Growing Bolder, a national leader in active lifestyle content production. Heafy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, … Continued

Jackie Carlin Named Executive VP of Growing Bolder

ORLANDO (Nov. 5, 2020) ” Jackie Carlin, former senior news editor at WESH-TV and one-time field producer at ABC News in Washington, D.C., was recently named executive vice president at Growing Bolder, one of the nation’s leaders in active lifestyle content production. While at ABC News, Carlin covered the historic 2000 presidential election and 9/11 … Continued

Robert Thompson Named President of Growing Bolder

ORLANDO (Nov. 5, 2020) ” Robert Thompson, former vice president at Tavistock Development Co., was recently named president of Growing Bolder. Thompson, a graduate of Harvard’s Executive MBA program and an alumnus of the University of Central Florida, joins founder and CEO Marc Middleton at the multi-media company that is experiencing explosive growth. Growing Bolder … Continued

Growing Bolder Acquires New Office Space in Orlando

ORLANDO (Nov. 12, 2020)¬† — Growing Bolder, a unique lifestyle brand, and one of the world’s top producers and distributors of health and wellbeing content targeting the 50+ demographic, is pleased to announce its recent lease and renovation of a new 7,500 square-foot office space at 429 South Keller Road in Orlando. Represented by Mike … Continued

Growing Bolder CEO Wins National Award, Picked For SXSW Panel

 ORLANDO (Nov. 12, 2020) ” Marc Middleton, the Emmy Award-winning CEO and founder of Growing Bolder, was awarded the 2020 Distinguished Ambassador in Aging Award by the Aging Life Care Association (ALCA) in Tucson, Arizona. He also was asked by ALCA to be part of a prestigious panel under consideration for South by Southwest (SXSW), … Continued

Growing Bolder Launches BOLD New Website

ORLANDO (Nov. 10, 2020) ” Growing Bolder is excited to announce the launch of an all-new GrowingBolder.com showcasing its unique, active-lifestyle brand. As one of the world’s top producers and distributors of health and wellbeing content targeting the 50+ demographic, Growing Bolder has spent years creating inspirational stories about people smashing the stereotypes of aging. … Continued

Growing Bolder Engages Prominent Advisory Firms

ORLANDO (March 1, 2020) ” Growing Bolder, a unique, active lifestyle brand, and one of the world’s top producers and distributors of health and wellbeing content targeting the 50+ demographic, has engaged the services of several prominent advisory firms.  Withum, and partners Peter Hilera and Wendy Terry, are providing tax, business and accounting services. Foley & … Continued

Mike Leonard is Growing Bolder

Orlando, Fla. (July 15, 2020) Mike Leonard, a multiple Emmy Award-winning journalist, New York Times best-selling author, filmmaker and public speaker, is joining Growing Bolder to continue his quest to share stories of common humanity. Celebrated for his heart-touching stories of ordinary people and everyday life, Leonard was a compelling presence on the Today show … Continued

Growing Bolder CEO Interview: Building A Trusted Brand

Growing Bolder Founder/CEO Marc Middleton recently sat down with Chaya Weiner of Medium to discuss how he built Growing Bolder into a trusted and beloved brand. In this interview, Marc had the opportunity to share a bit of his journey and his top 5 tips for company leaders on building a great, trusted brand: 1: … Continued

Growing Bolder’s First National Commercial

Did you see our spot during LPGA tournament on NBC? Find out how to redeem your access code. And if you tried it earlier and received an error notice, please try again! We apologize for the technical issues.¬† If you watched the LPGA Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions this weekend on NBC, you might have … Continued

First Look: Growing Bolder’s Launchpad to What’s Next

“Launchpad to What’s Next” is a fast-paced, entertaining and inspirational pledge program that shares the secrets to healthy aging and active longevity. Hosted by award-winning journalist, Marc Middleton, the program features an all-star team of national experts including: long-distance swimming icon Diana Nyad; longevity expert Dr. Roger Landry; personal finance guru Jean Chatzky; Blue Zones … Continued

Defy the Cult of Youth, Live with Passion and Purpose

We’ve been asked so many times ‚Äî “What’s the key to Growing Bolder? How can I stop dreading growing older and start celebrating the power, the passion and the possibility that every day brings?” We believe the answers to those questions and many more are in Growing Bolder founder and CEO Marc Middleton’s new book … Continued

Growing Bolder Wins Grand Prize at PitchFest Live!

Growing Bolder has won the grand prize at American Public Television (APT)’s PitchFest Live! 2018 competition, which includes a $75,000 award to be used toward production of an innovative new pledge program, to be distributed to public television stations in America in 2019. Growing Bolder founder and CEO Marc Middleton made the pitch in Baltimore … Continued

Growing Bolder: It’s a Movement

What does Growing Bolder mean to you? How has it inspired you to live a bold, active and fearless life? We created this video, highlighting our impact on the lives of people like you, to share with some key business partners and now we’re sharing it with you! See how we’re inspiring people across the … Continued

GB CEO Leads by Example

How are you Growing Bolder¬Æ? Are you still pursuing passions that make you excited to get out of bed in the morning? Are you finding new ways to challenge yourself and grow? Are you taking risks that reap big rewards? Growing Bolder Founder and CEO Marc Middleton is doing all of the above and more. … Continued

Growing Bolder Celebrates Power and Possibilities of Aging at First-Ever Growing Bolder Awards Winners to be Honored at the Allegro presents the Growing Bolder Awards, brought to you by Senior Resource Alliance and Winter Park Health Foundation, a Multi-Media Event at Full Sail Live

  There will be nothing OLD and everything BOLD about the Growing Bolder Awards, the first ceremony of its kind in Central Florida. This event will shine the spotlight on local seniors who, as valuable members of our community, are pursuing their passions and living lives of purpose while making a difference in the lives … Continued

Growing Bolder: Rebranding Aging‚Ñ¢

Growing Bolder¬Æ is among the world leaders in active lifestyle content creation and delivery. Across our many platforms, which include TV shows, documentary films, a radio show, a magazine, social media campaigns, strategic partnerships and so much more, we are Rebranding Aging.‚Ñ¢ See how Growing Bolder, a one-of-a-kind active lifestyle brand,¬†is changing the way the … Continued

Growing Bolder Receives EMMY® Award Nominations

The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has nominated Growing Bolder for two EMMY¬Æ Awards, honoring the company’s first documentary Conquering Kilimanjaro, as well as its special series Surviving & Thriving¬Æ. Both programs aired on WKMG in Orlando. This is the third consecutive nomination for Surviving & Thriving¬Æ, which is … Continued

Growing Bolder’s Retirement Living Channels

Now you can have your own custom-branded television network. A Growing Bolder custom-branded retirement living channel is a first-of-its-kind, fully programmed network delivered directly to the residents of active living communities. See what our pioneering partners at The Mayflower, a five-star rated, gold health center, have to say about this exciting new product and how … Continued

Bolder Health: A Digital Content Solution

Bolder Health offers a first-of-its-kind, custom branded, future-proofed video channel for healthcare and physician practices, featuring inspirational, expert content produced by an award-winning team. Want to learn more? Email Growing Bolder CEO Marc Middleton at [email protected]

We Hope to See You at Growing Bolder Live!

  Want to know more about Growing Bolder? Have you always wanted to meet Marc Middleton and Bill Shafer? Join us at 90.7 WMFE’s studios in Orlando for Growing Bolder Live! Get all the details below about this Speaker Series event, including information on how you can get your FREE tickets to this fun night out … Continued

Bolder Docs Presents The Florida Premiere of Conquering Kilimanjaro and Stand Up For Wendy Celebration at Full Sail Live

WHAT: The Florida Premiere of the Documentary Film Conquering Kilimanjaro and Stand Up For Wendy Celebration WHEN: 6:30 VIP Reception with Cast 7:00 Doors Open 7:15 Press Availability 7:45 Screening Begins WHERE: Full Sail Live 141 University Park Drive Winter Park, FL 32792 WHO: Filmmaker Marc Middleton, Climber and Guest of Honor Wendy Chioji, Full … Continued

Bolder Broadcasting, Inc. Announces Second Consecutive EMMY® Award Nomination for Surviving & Thriving

For the second year in a row, The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has nominated Surviving & Thriving for an EMMY¬Æ Award. Produced by Bolder Broadcasting, Inc. and presented in partnership with Florida Hospital, Surviving & Thriving highlights real people with real stories of hope, inspiration and possibility. Hosted … Continued

Bolder Broadcasting, Florida Hospital and WKMG Local 6 Partner for “Surviving & Thriving” Multimedia Project

  In its first season, “Surviving & Thriving,” the television show dedicated to shining a spotlight on those who’ve overcome tremendous obstacles to emerge stronger and better than ever, generated much attention and earned an EMMY¬Æ nomination. This year, it’s going to be bigger and better than ever. “Surviving & Thriving” is produced by Bolder … Continued

Growing Bolder Offers Unprecedented Opportunity to Become a Multimedia Star

Bolder Broadcasting, producers of the Growing Bolder TV and radio shows as well as Growing Bolder Magazine, is looking for a few talented experts to become regular on-air, in-print and online contributors. “This is an unprecedented opportunity to become a locally and nationally known expert in your field with extensive exposure on all major media … Continued

Growing Bolder Magazine to Officially Launch in Fall 2012

Gulfshore Media, publisher of Orlando Home & Leisure Magazine, and Bolder Media Group, producer of the Growing Bolder TV and Radio Shows today announced that Growing Bolder Magazine, a new 50+ active lifestyle publication, will officially launch with issues in August and October of 2012 before becoming a bi-monthly magazine in January of 2013. “We’re … Continued

Growing Bolder in the Orlando Business Journal

The Orlando Business Journal profiles Growing Bolder Founder and CEO Marc Middleton, who talks about the national launch of Growing Bolder TV, plans for an international media company and how his life has changed since leaving the television news business. Click here to read the full article.

Romancing the Road: National Attention!

Our video with Rachel, the car-lovin’, gun-totin’ woman, has become a global sensation, with millions of people watching and sharing her story. In fact, one person was so taken with Rachel, he asked our permission to use photographs and more to support a special magazine spread! Click here to read the story in Cruisin’ Style … Continued