Eric V. Kennedy is an American publisher, editor, and media entrepreneur who has launched multiple internationally known magazine titles and websites. He began his career in 1985, at the age of 19 when he joined the launch of the international consumer publications known as the duPont REGISTRY . These publications cater to the interests of Fortune 500 executives, Hollywood actors and entertainers, professional athletes, and the rich and famous from over 50 different countries. Several of the covers are routinely featured on the sets of television shows and movies, such as Tim Allen’s Home Improvement, Warner Bros. Murder at 1600 (starring Wesley Snipes, Alan Alda, and Diane Lane) and Adam Sandler’s Funny People.
At the age of 27, he was appointed as Executive Vice-President and served in subsequent roles: Editor-in-Chief, President of dupontregistry.com, and was a member of the company’s Board of Directors. In these roles, Eric was instrumental in the creation and management of partnerships with noteworthy publishers and business entrepreneurs, including Hugh M. Hefner of Playboy Enterprises, and Wayne Huizenga, who is known for the founding of Waste Management, Blockbuster and his past and current ownership of the Miami Dolphins.
As Editor-in-Chief, he oversaw the duPont REGISTRY’s launch of their Gallery of Fine Homes which was recognized in 1995, as one of the 50 most noteworthy launches by Hearst Magazine Enterprises. There were nearly 900 titles launched that year. (Source: Hearst Magazine Enterprises) After serving the company for over 16 years at the duPont REGISTRY, he founded Atlantis Magazine, co-founded The MOJO Guides (launched in Tampa Bay, Sarasota, Washington, D.C., and Sydney Australia), The Tampa Bay Fine Wine Guide, AtlantisMagazine.net, and BigDeelio.com.
He has also written and published cover articles on Hollywood actors and films. For example, Daniel Craig in the James Bond series: Casino Royale; “Back to the Beginning of Bond” was featured in Atlantis Magazine. (Source: IMDB.com: Daniel Craig, Publicity: Cover )