January 20, 2009
Skram Media Founder & CEO Mark Crowther has announced a significant addition to his sales staff. Chris Hickey has been named Director of Advertising Sales for Mountain Gazette, where he will oversee sales for the magazine, website (mountaingazette.com), and event sponsorships. Hickey rejoins the Gazette after a two year hiatus, previously serving as the magazine's director of sales between 2003 and 2004.
Hickey, with over 10 years of sales experience in the outdoor industry, brings an impressive track record of success. While at Mountain Gazette, he consistently brought in record advertising dollars each year.
"Everyone at Skram Media and Mountain Gazette is thrilled to have Chris on our team," Crowther said. "He has been a fierce competitor over the years and brings fantastic relationships with the Gazette's entire client base to his role. He understands the outdoor market, is first-rate with customer service and has the ability to provide effective customer solutions."
"The platform offered by Skram Media with its collection of mountain titles presents a great opportunity for Mountain Gazette's advertisers," Hickey said. "I am looking forward to helping Skram Media grow Mountain Gazette now and in the future, while helping my clients reach the largest group of buyers available with their advertising."
Published monthly by Skram Media, Mountain Gazette is the pre-eminent mountain magazine touching every aspect of mountain culture both on and off the slope. Founded in 1966, Mountain Gazette is one of the outdoor industry's oldest and most respected titles, capturing the passion of the most core mountain enthusiasts.
Skram Media's group of media properties reaches over 330,000 core mountain enthusiasts each month, and many more online. For more: skrammedia.com.