How’d you get to where you are today, working at 435 Digital?
After graduating from Indiana University with a degree in TV production, I landed my first job at the Oprah show. After doing production for my first year out of school, I wanted to test out the sales world. My first four years in media sales were in TV and radio. I realized very quickly that a lot of the clients I was working with were shifting to the digital world, so I did the same. I spent the next five years selling and managing at a large digital media company in Chicago. I’m extremely excited to work at 435 Digital for such a big brand in Chicago and continue to watch the digital world grow!
What is your favorite YouTube video?
Best salesman ever! I love watching this video. Everybody that has ever done sales should watch, learn, and be entertained.
Who is your favorite person to follow on Twitter and why?
I have two favorites on Twitter. I love to be kept up to date on sports and the digital media world so my favorites are @sportscenter and @sengineland.
What is your favorite thing about Chicago?
My favorite thing about Chicago is a combination of the Cubs and the food. I’ve lived in Chicago my entire life and am a diehard Cubs fan, which is sometimes hard. I love going to Wrigley Field. I also love deep dish pizza!
What do you love about your role as a Digital Sales Manager at 435 Digital?
I love working in the digital media industry! The Tribune has established an amazing addition, 435 Digital, to the many successful media outlets it owns and operates. As a Sales Manager at 435 Digital, I love working with an amazing group of digital consultants that really take pride in helping the businesses they are working with. I also love to teach and train my team on all of the digital knowledge that I have learned and used to be successful over my career.