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WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 17, 2012) – Hanley Wood LLC, the premier media, information and marketing services company serving the housing and construction industries, announced today the appointment of Dan Morrison as editorial director of its BUILDER group.

Morrison joins Hanley Wood from The Taunton Press, where he served as executive editor at Fine Homebuilding magazine, web producer for both and, and managing editor of Prior to joining Taunton he spent several years in the field as a remodeler, cabinetmaker and framer.

“We are excited to welcome Morrison to BUILDER,” said Bob Benz, president of Hanley Wood Content. “Digital skills mean nothing without extensive industry experience. Dan brings both to the table. He’s as comfortable on a job site as he is in a digital content studio. The digital transformation of our BUILDER group will be driven by someone who has a keen focus on the audiences we already serve so well in print.”

In addition to the BUILDER group, which consists of BUILDER and Custom Home, Morrison will oversee the Multifamily Executive portfolio of magazines comprised of Multifamily Executive, Affordable Home Finance, and Apartment Finance Today.

Published by Hanley Wood, BUILDER is the leading brand in the residential construction industry and serves as the magazine of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). For more than three decades, BUILDER has provided essential news, information and resources about products, technologies, trends, regulatory requirements and best practices to help home building professionals innovate for success. With an integrated platform
encompassing print, online and in-person, BUILDER is a trusted source for top builders, architects and other industry professionals across the country.

About Hanley Wood
Hanley Wood, LLC is the premier media, information and marketing services company serving the residential, commercial design and construction industries. Through its operating platforms, the company produces award-winning digital and print publications, e-Newsletters, websites, marquee trade shows and events, market intelligence data and custom marketing solutions. The company also is North America's leading publisher of home plans.