Author Archives: Victoria Schneps

Victoria's Secrets
Victoria's Secrets

As founder in 1985 of Schneps Communications,Victoria Schnepsis Publisher/CEO of groups of weekly community newspapers in Queens and Brooklyn. The Queens Courier and Brooklyn Home Reporter and Spectator. They also publish El Correo de Queens, and monthly pubs including Queens Business, the Long Island City Courier, North Shore Towers Courier, LeHavre Courier and Aspire.

Inspired by the power of the press during her advocacy work on behalf of her daughter Lara, brain damaged at birth, Ms. Schneps pursued her dream of being in the news business.  She started a neighborhood newspaper in her Bayside living room, with a partner and a $250 investment.

Today, Schneps Communications publishes over 17 newspapers and magazines.  The Queens Courier was chosen as one of the top 10 newspapers in New York State and their website as #1 for two years by the New York State Press Association.

 

 

Magical week


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Addy (center) dancing her heart out!

What could be better than to begin a week with a newborn baby brought into the world by my children and end the week with my granddaughter’s dance recitals? Sloane Londyn came home to her brother Hudson, and mother and child are fortunately flourishing. Then, I had the biggest belly laugh ever watching 4-year-old Addy and her 3-year-old friends dance onto the stage to […]

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Film premiere


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Roger Cooper and Paul Sorvino

It was a disappointment to me that I missed the Queens Film Festival a few weeks ago. Our newspapers were the media sponsors and it had been a great success. So when I got an invitation to attend the Hoboken International Film Festival and see the premiere of my friend’s film “Price for Freedom,” I […]

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