We’re reporting on the comings and goings of digital marketing staff at DMOs, attractions and agencies specializing in the travel and tourism space.
From Swift to Rapid – In Seattle, digital media expert Alison Swift has joined Expedia Media Solutions, an #eTS15 sponsor, as Senior Marketing Manager from her former position as Senior Content Marketing Manager in Advertising & Online at Microsoft.
Of course, in Rapid City, ND, everything moves fast. Stacie Granum, Director of Marketing and Julie Schmitz Jensen, Executive Director for Visit Rapid City tell us that Danielle Doney is the new Marketing Assistant and Sarah Smith is Social Media & Content Developer.
Also in Seattle at UTrip, a bright and shiny new object featured at #eTS14, Yasmine El Tabib, who began as an intern, has been promoted to Director of Marketing to replace Teri Franklin.
At VisitLEX in Lexington, KY, where Gathan Borden took on the role as VP of Marketing in July, Niki Heichelbech is promoted to Director of Communications. Niki has been with the Lexington CVB since 2000. Erin Hilton, a Lexington native with an event planning background, is the Marketing Project Manager.
Co-founder Roger Wu, #eTS15 presenter, informs us that Sebastian Rodriguez joins the native advertising platform Cooperatize as Director of Global Sales in the New York office. As a Millennial and a New Yorker, Sebastian is experienced in digital media sales, a big switch from his one-time position as an Abercrombie & Fitch model.
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