Herald-Mail appoints new director of sales

December 23, 2010
  • Margaret Courtney
Margaret Courtney

Margaret Courtney has been appointed director of sales at The Herald-Mail, Editor and Publisher John League announced Thursday.

Courtney has been with The Herald-Mail since July. She has supervised The Herald-Mail's call center, leading its transformation from a classified department to a full-serve, inbound and outbound telesales center.

Courtney has worked in the media business for 16 years.

Prior to joining The Herald-Mail, she was advertising sales director for American Community Newspapers in Leesburg, Va.

She also has worked as classified manager for Times Community Newspapers, and served as classified-new business development manager for the Gazette Newspapers in Gaithersburg, Md.

She replaces Larry Effingham, who was named publisher of the Cumberland Times-News in Cumberland, Md.

"Margaret is a real professional who not only understands but embraces the changing nature of the media business," League said. "She's already made a big contribution to our company."

Margaret was raised in Washington, D.C.

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