Boston’s Weekly Dig Undergoes Major Personnel Changes

BOSTON — May 4, 2005 — There have been some major personnel changes at Boston’s Weekly Dig.

Jennifer Turnbull has been named advertising executive at Boston’s Weekly Dig. Turnbull will take on the role of establishing new advertising sales, maintaining the account base of advertising clients, and establishing new distribution outlets from her office located in the South End. A former employee of InterCall in Los Angeles for four and a half years, Turnbull was an outside sales representative for audio and Web conference calling services. She graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles (’00) with a degree in International Business and Spanish.

Steve Baril has been promoted to Sales Manager at Boston’s Weekly Dig. Baril will be in charge of all tasks relating to the sales department, overseeing the entire sales staff, training new sales representatives, tracking sales numbers, monitoring call activity and follow-ups and helping sales representatives finalize transactions. Baril began his career as a concert promoter and a scorecard salesman for golf courses. Baril also worked at the Valley Advocate in Northampton, MA where after serving three years of display sales at the alternative-weekly, he was asked to manage the sales staff at sister-paper the Fairfield County Weekly. Steve grew up in West Warwick, RI and is a graduate of Umass Amherst (’96) where he earned a degree in Psychology and attained valuable sales experience collecting alumni donations.

Shaula Clark has been named copy editor at Boston’s Weekly Dig. Clark has worked at The Weekly Dig for four years, first as an intern and most recently as listings editor. As copy editor, her tasks include editing and proofing copy, managing all listings before going to print and special writing assignments. Clark has also worked for WBUR where she gained valuable experience in marketing, development and event planning. Clark grew up in Milford, NH and is a graduate of Boston University (’04) where she earned a degree in Psychology.

With a distribution of 55,000, Boston’s Weekly Dig is a free entertainment weekly newspaper that delivers humor, news and nightlife to young, hip readers. The Weekly Dig recently won two prestigious awards for “Reporting on Religious Issues” and “General News Reporting” at the New England Press Association’s (NEPA) Better Newspaper Contest 2004.

Thomas Lee, Regan Communications
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Dominic Amenta, Regan Communications
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