Jennifer Chelwick Named Vice President of Retail Sales

HOUSTON, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennifer Chelwick has been named Vice President of Retail Sales for the Houston Chronicle Media Group.  The announcement was made by Rob Cravaritis, Executive Vice President of Sales.

Chelwick brings a vast knowledge of print and digital product sales to the organization and will focus on cross-platform solutions for the company's regional and strategic accounts across the growing Houston metro.  Her knowledge and experience in developing and customizing event-based experiential marketing programs for local companies brings an added dimension to the solutions available to Houston Chronicle Media Group advertisers. 

"Jennifer Chelwick is a talented advertising professional with over 15 years of experience leading advertising sales strategies, product development, budget management, and new business development," says Cravaritis. "Her track record is exceptional and she is recognized in the industry for bringing a unique energy to the workplace and fresh strategies to her clients."

"I'm excited to be working for a progressive media company with such a diverse product mix," says Chelwick. "I look forward to working with such a talented sales team to move the company toward even stronger growth over the coming months. The local knowledge and commitment to clients the sales representatives bring into work every day is inspiring."

Chelwick joins the Houston Chronicle Media Group from Gannett Government Media where she served as their Regional Vice President of Advertising.  She has led sales teams in developing and implementing strategic cross-platform sales solutions, digital products and unique customer-centric solutions at a diverse list of media leaders, including: The E.W. Scripps Company, The Denver Newspaper Agency, Valassis, and FastChannel Network.

Chelwick is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelor's degree in Communications.

Contact:
Pam Kehoe | Houston Chronicle | 713.362.6038| Pam.Kehoe@chron.com

About Houston Chronicle Media Group
The Houston Chronicle, the largest newspaper in Texas and the nation's sixth-largest newspaper, has evolved into a multi-media company producing a portfolio of print and online products serving the diverse audiences within Houston, in English and Spanish.  As part of its core product portfolio, Houston Chronicle Media Group (HCMG) creates unique community and Hispanic experiences through its Ultimate Community News publications, serving eleven distinct areas in and around Houston, and La Voz, serving as a key source of local news for Houston Hispanics.  In addition to its core product portfolio, HCMG reaches key Houston growth audiences with specialized publications including HealthZone, bringing comprehensive health technology news to the healthcare industry monthly and FuelFix, a daily news gathering organization and publication providing analysis and perspective to the energy sector.

The Houston Chronicle is owned by the Hearst Corporation. Follow the Houston Chronicle on Twitter at @Houstonchron

SOURCE Houston Chronicle Media Group



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