“RVing in New England,” the weekly Facebook Live show hosted by the New England RV Dealers Association (NERVDA), welcomes Bob Livingston and Chris Dougherty, two of the founders of soon-to-debut RV Enthusiast magazine, to the program set to broadcast at 7 p.m., today (Dec. 16).
If the names sound familiar, that’s because both were with Trailer Life and Motor Home magazines, both of which have been retired by publisher Camping World in favor of an “RV Magazine,” which is set to publish its first issue after the first of the year. Livingston had been the magazines’ longtime editor and publisher, while Dougherty had been the technical editor for both publications.
Owned and staffed by some of the most recognized and experienced RV journalists in North America, RV Enthusiast was created to fill the need for accurate technical advice to help enthusiasts keep their RVs in top condition. The first issue of RV Enthusiast digital magazine is set to publish in February 2021.
“With existing RV magazines and online sources gravitating more to lifestyle coverage, we realized there is a huge demand for detailed and factual technical information,” said Livingston, a member of the RV/MH Hall of Fame and regular columnist for RVBusiness.
“We want to provide readers with a well-rounded editorial package,” said Dougherty. “But more than anything, we want to entertain readers while informing and educating them on how things work and how to maintain, repair and improve their RVs. The difference between a great trip and an interrupted vacation is knowing your equipment.”
Co-hosted by NERVDA Executive Director Bob Zagami and NERVDA Associate Member John DiPietro, “RVing in New England” is the industry’s only online talk show and features guests each week from all segments of the RV marketplace. Weekly shows average between 6,000 and 8,000 views within a week of the original airing of the show. The highest-rated show in 2019 had 15,500 views.
Watch it live at www.facebook.com/rvinginnewengland.