Eugene Jackson has been appointed vice president of advertising and marketing sales for The Dispatch group of publications in central Ohio and for the USA TODAY Network Ohio news organizations in northeastern Ohio. He succeeds Chris Pettograsso, who has taken another job.
In making the announcement, Allen Jones, regional vice president for advertising sales, said Jackson "is a high-energy, digitally minded leader with a passion for building and inspiring strong teams. He has long admired the work produced by our Ohio markets and is anxious to build upon this tremendous legacy of success."
The advertising and marketing arm of the news organization is known as LOCALiQ, which is a brand that links local trust with leading technology, including digital marketing acumen, and aligns with the company's mission of empowering local businesses to thrive.