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Maryland Updates: News from Tessco, Mindgrub, A. Bright Idea and Baltimore Magazine

by | Feb 5, 2018

Tessco, the Hunt Valley based provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced the addition of three new vice presidents across the company. Tammy Ridgley was promoted to Vice President of Commercial Product Marketing, Jim Markisohn was named Vice President for Corporate Marketing, and Brenda Budzynski was appointed Vice President for Ventev, the company’s proprietary brand.

Mindgrub added six team members. According to a release, the marketing team now includes Doug Broujos, vice president of digital marketing; Jennifer Russo, events director; Laura Scruggs, marketing manager; and Claire Hanley, digital marketing lead. Hannah Baldwin is administrative assistant and Loryn Chen, UX associate, joined the creative team.

Award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter Chris LaMartina joined A. Bright Idea Advertising and Public Relations as director of verbal and visual storytelling/producer. According to a release, the newly created position reflects A. Bright Idea’s collaborative approach of melding images with words for compelling content and video production work for its growing roster of clients in the private, nonprofit and government sectors. Previously, LaMartina worked at ad agency 15 Four in Baltimore as creative director/director of live action. Before that, he served as the media director/producer for the office of former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon.

Baltimore magazine announced the appointment of Sara Fox as circulation manager. Fox will be responsible for all circulation sales, marketing, promotion, and distribution of the magazine. She will also collaborate with the president, Michael Teitelbaum, and other colleagues for the strategic and tactical planning and budgeting to accomplish the magazine’s circulation goals and objectives. Fox joins Baltimore magazine from Washingtonian, where she began her career as a circulation assistant before being promoted in less than one year to circulation manager.

About the Author

Jeffrey Davis

Jeffrey A. Davis, APR has more than 25 years of news media and national public relations experience and heads J. Davis Public Relations, LLC, a PR and social media consultancy based in Baltimore. A three-time PRSA Maryland president, he serves as Baltimore regional editor for the Capitol Communicator and is co-founder of Podville Media in D.C. where he co-hosted the "Practically Social" podcast. He began his career as a reporter at daily newspapers in Ohio, New Jersey and at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis.


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