2023 Content Plan*

SIZE UP, the quarterly magazine of the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs, is mailed to every NYSAFC member and every fire department in New York state. Each issue contains comprehensive feature articles, columns and reports by nationally published authors, NYSAFC Annual Conference lecturers, Hands-On Training instructors, committee, board, and association members, and technical experts from throughout the state. Readers turn to the official magazine of NYSAFC to stay on top of industry changes and follow the most up-to-date industry news.

*Editorial Calendar is tentative and subject to change.


Theme: Government Affairs Issue

Featured Authors:
  • Michael Lombardo – “Basement Fires are a Bitch… Continued”
  • Gary Benedict – “They Can Stay with You”
  • Mary Jo Stuparich – “Peer Support and Breaking the Stigma”
  • Thomas LaBelle – TBA
  • Travis Witbeck – TBA

Ad Space date: 1/13/2023
Materials deadline: 1/18/2023
Ships: February 2023


Theme: Annual Conference Issue

Bonus Distribution at the NYSAFC 117th Annual Conference & FIRE 2023 Expo

Ad Space date: 3/28/2023
Materials deadline: 3/30/2023
Ships: May 2023


Theme: TBD

Ad Space date: 7/25/2023
Materials deadline: 7/27/2023
Ships: September 2023


Theme: TBD

Ad Space date: 10/24/2023
Materials deadline: 10/26/2023
Ships: December 2023

What you'll find in SIZE UP

President’s View

EMS Committee Column: Written by EMS Coordinator Mike McEvoy. Includes highlights from SEMSCO and SEMAC meetings.

NYSAFC News: Intended to keep members updated on association activities, this section includes announcements and details related to training, educational programs, benefits, events and services.

View From The Hill: IAFC federal government affairs article. Written by Ken LaSala, IAFC Director of Government Affairs.

New Deliveries: Photos and brief stories of apparatus recently obtained by NYS fire departments or EMS agencies. Describes apparatus, special features and equipment highlights.

Leading from the Front Seat: An insightful one-page column written by John Lewis and Robert Moran of Jersey Guys Firefighter Training.

Index to Advertisers: All advertisers receive a customized listing for maximum exposure. Your company will be listed alphabetically by product/service category with the page number of your ad.