Pittsburgh, PA, July 9th, 2018 … Paul Klatzkin, Vice President of Print and Digital Sales, announced today the addition of Andrea James and Jeremy Witherell to the Pittsburgh Current sales team.
“Both Andrea and Jeremy are alt-publication all-stars and have been selling advertising to Pittsburgh businesses for a long time,” Klatzkin says. “Each bring a unique perspective to the advertising landscape in our city and I look forward to working alongside them once again to offer our advertisers print and digital campaigns to fit their budgets and needs.”
Both come in as Senior Account Executives with more than 42 years of combined media-sales experience in the Pittsburgh Market. James has spent the past 17 years at City Paper, where she helped to create their classified business. In 2005, she was promoted to the Classified Manager, where she hit record-setting revenue goals year after year.
She’s added display and digital sales to her resume along the way, expanding her already impressive business relationships. “I look forward to continuing those relationships and building new ones at Pittsburgh Current,” James said. “I am very excited to be a part of the sales team and for the opportunity to contribute to the success of this very exciting new publication. I believe in Bethany’s and Charlie’s vision and look forward to being a part of bringing independent alt-journalism back to Pittsburgh.”
Also joining the team is Jeremy Witherell, whose brother is the original founder of City Paper. Witherell began there 25 years ago and was responsible for building and growing the sales team from day one. “Nothing matches the excitement of a new publication,” Witherell said.”’There is already so much support and buzz for the Pittsburgh Current, you can’t help but get excited, too.”
The Pittsburgh Current a new alt-publication co-founded earlier this year by Publisher/Editor Charlie Deitch and Associate Publisher Bethany Ruhe. The publication has been online for the past two weeks and will release its first print publication Wednesday, July 11.