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Metro US Appoints Jennifer Clark Director of Sales in Philadelphia New staff and promotions at Philadelphia’s #1 Newspaper PHILADELPHIA (Mar. 19, 2012) – Metro, Philadelphia’s #1 and fastest growing daily newspaper, announced that following two successful years of managing the national and classified sales teams, Jennifer Clark has been appointed Sales Director of the Philadelphia office. Clark began her career at the New York Daily News, working in both sales and management roles. Building on that expertise, she joined the New York Post in a sales management position. A Metro veteran, with more than 19 years of sales and management experience, Clark now leads the Philadelphia sales force. “I am delighted that Jennifer Clark will head up our team in Philadelphia. With a wealth of experience from classified ads to high-profile national accounts such as Macy’s, I am confident Jennifer will contribute further to the success of Philadelphia’s #1 daily newspaper,” said Yggers Mortensen, Metro US Publisher and CEO. “This is a fantastic opportunity; I’m thrilled to accept the challenge of leading this dynamic sales force and cultivating partnerships with our valued advertisers,” Clark added. “Philadelphia’s a wonderful city!” Metro constantly evolves to provide Philadelphia with the most up-to-date news, entertainment and features. Several hires and promotions, in addition to Clark’s, bolster the impressive editorial team:
Christina Paciolla will serve as City Editor. A former editor of AOL’s Patch.com, adjunct professor at Rowan University, contributing writer at South Jersey Magazine and a reporter for Gloucester Times, Christina brings a wealth of experience to the crew.
Rachel Vigoda has been promoted to head of the features department. Previously, Vigoda was a prolific freelancer for numerous publications, including Metro.
New-hire reporter Tommy Rowan’s previous experience includes the Express Times, the Philadelphia Daily News, JUMP magazine in London and the Bucks County Courier Times among others.
Launched in 1999, Metro Philadelphia is the #1 most read daily newspaper with those aged 21-44 and the fastest growing newspaper in the Philadelphia market. Every day, Metro reaches 309,507 adults in Philadelphia. Metro is also published in New York and Boston, reaching 2.5 million people every week. [Source: Scarborough R2 2012] Metro is a free daily newspaper published in more than 100 cities worldwide. Metro has global reach with local flavor — attracting a young, active, educated audience of over 20 million daily. Designed for a 20-minute read, Metro delivers news and entertainment to morning commuters Monday through Friday. Local, national and international news and colorful features are presented without bias, showcasing a proudly metropolitan attitude and style. To learn more, visit: www.metro.us