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Rebecca RobledoRebecca Robledo, senior editor of Pool & Spa News and Aquatics International, is an award-winning trade journalist with more than 20 years of experience developing and producing magazine content meant to help small businesses, their managers, employees and craftsmen improve their work. She specializes in technical, complex or detail-oriented subject matter. Rebecca has reported on the pool and spa industry for more than 20 years, with an emphasis in design and construction, as well as legal and government-regulation issues. For this coverage, she has received numerous awards, including two Neals, considered by many to be the “Pulitzer Prize of Trade Journalism,” from American Business Media. A nearly lifelong resident of Southern California, Rebecca holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Communication with a Journalism emphasis from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Twitter: @rrobledo1


Articles by Rebecca Robledo

  • More on the Acquisition of Vivo Residential by Poolwerx

    As Poolwerx marches toward its ambitious 5-year goal, Vivo sets sights on becoming a dominant force in the commercial, waterparks and...

  • Latham Takes on New Investor

    The manufacturer says the shift in private equity ownership is a hopeful sign for it and the industry.

  • Pentair To Settle in Class Action

    With Hayward’s and Zodiac’s settlements finalized, this latest development leaves PoolCorp as the sole defendant.

  • Poolwerx Enters Two More States

    Six months after joining the U.S. market, the Australia-based retailer/service firm has made a second acquisition, gaining two more key...

  • Sleek Form

    Simple to the eye doesn’t mean easy to build, as this elegant installation shows.

  • Line and Texture

    Structured by expertly placed geometry, the yard captivates with contrast, elevation changes and a multitude of textural layers

  • Modern Embrace

    The linear waterscape clings tightly to the home’s footprint to achieve a sum better than its parts

  • Study in Alamo City

    Findings from a retrofit and study in San Antonio could forward efforts to allow variable-speed technology on commercial pools

  • NPIRC Study Offers Hope for Drought While Restrictions Loom

    The industry experiences victories and setbacks in the fight against drought restrictions.

  • Louisiana Tightens Licensing

    Pool builders in the Bayou State must have a contractors license with the appropriate subclassificatioin


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