Employee Spotlight


SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 - Executive portraits, Wednesday, September 10, 2014. 
(RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

Employee Spotlight: Ann Poe

Hometown: Dallas, Texas Position: Vice President of Marketing & Audience Joined Statesman Media: June 2003 School and Degree: University of Texas at Austin – Bachelors of Arts in History Favorite month in Austin: May How did you get started in Marketing? I was the managing editor of my high school paper. At UT, I was a history major and interned at Texas Monthly and in Washington DC for a US Senator. After college, I was looking for a new adventure and I ended moving to New York where I began working as a Development Associate for the American Museum of...

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Employee Spotlight: Josefina Casati

Employee Spotlight: Josefina Casati

Hometown: Austin now, but originally Santa Rosa, California Position: Editor of ¡Ahora Sí! Joined Statesman Media: April 1998 School and Degree: Sonoma State University: BA in English Literature/Mass Media Communications Favorite weekend spot: Nature, with my family! The various natural spots around us, like Enchanted Rock or the Green Belt. How did you get started in Journalism? I went to college in California, and I started as an Editorial Assistant for the Press Democrat in Santa Rosa, which was a New York Times-owned local paper. I learned a lot from this experience, and I joined the the Statesman team almost...

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Employee Spotlight: Karlee Steele

Employee Spotlight: Karlee Steele

Joined Statesman Media: June 2011, CMG 2008 Hometown: El Paso, Texas Position: Sales Manager with a focus on recruitment and regional local majors business School and Degree: Texas State University: BS in Journalism Favorite Beverage: Deep Eddy Ruby Red You have over 15 years of media sales experience. What has the journey looked like? I started as a new business sales rep in the TV world. Back then, they just handed you the Yellow Pages and told you to start selling. I remember working at WRAL/WRAZ in Raleigh/Durham. We were the first CBS/FOX-affiliate stations that had a .com site. At...

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Austin’s IAB Certified Digital Experts

Austin’s IAB Certified Digital Experts

Planning and executing a digital marketing campaign is difficult, even for seasoned marketers.  There are a countless strategies and tactics to target potential customers:  SEM, SEO, Display Marketing, Remarketing, Reputation Management, Mobile, Email, Social Media, Video, and more.  Having an expert help guide you through the digital landscape is important to ensure you’re maximizing your digital marketing investment. This month, we’re happy to announce all Statesman Media Digital Specialists have earned IAB Digital Media Sales Certifications. The IAB Digital Media Sales Certification program began in 2012 by the Internet Advertising Bureau. It stemmed from the industry’s need to differentiate professionals...

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Employee Spotlight: Richard Romeo

Employee Spotlight: Richard Romeo

Joined Statesman Media: May 2013 Hometown: Clear Lake, Texas Position: Senior Account Executive of Real Estate School and Degree: Texas State University: BF in Journalism, BA  in Acting Favorite Austin Food Truck: Hand Held What is the environment for a millennial working in a traditional media company? Working for a traditional media company is an interesting cross between the old world and new world. It has a little bit of a traditional corporate feel but the Statesman embraces the needs and desires of the modern millennial. We’re able to have a flexible schedule, grow our strengths and plan for our...

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