Makela becomes Telegram general managerErin Makela was named the new general manager of the Superior Telegram today.
Erin Makela was named the new general manager of the Superior Telegram today.
Makela comes to the Telegram from the Duluth News Tribune where she has worked as advertising marketing development manager since November of 2005. She managed special sections, vendor sections and business-to-business marketing. Recently, Erin has also worked with local advertising agencies for their print and online media needs.
Prior to joining the Duluth News Tribune, Erin’s pervious experience was with WestmorelandFlint of where she worked as an account executive after having been with Murphy McGinnis Media in the areas of sales and marketing and creative services for seven years.
Erin has a bachelor of arts degree in writing and literature from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Ind., and a masters degree in mass communication with an emphasis in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
She began her career in print media working as a freelance reporter for the Superior Telegram.
Erin is a member of FUSE Duluth, past board member of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra and Lake Superior Advertising Federation, and a graduate of the Duluth Chamber of Commerce Leadership Duluth.
“We're excited to have Erin in her new role,” said Roz Randorf, Duluth News Tribune advertising director.
Makela starts Monday at the Telegram.