Local publication South Sound magazine continues to dominate the market. The continued increase in circulation creates the need for new hires and promotions.
Heather Stajgr was recently promoted to Premier Media Group’s creative director. She is a graduate of the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon. Heather has a strong passion for all print forms, from lithography to letterpress to the pages you are reading right now. Heather grew up on the water and has been a competitive water skier since age ten. She took her first boat ride at ten days old and was on her first set of water skis at ten months (safely in her father’s arms, of course). She and husband/water-skiing partner Danny Savage make their home in Tacoma. Heather says that every day she meets new people, makes new friends, and loves her new city more and more.
Rosie Koponen has been with Premier Media Group for 2 years and has recently been promoted from office assistant to client service coordinator. Rosie enjoys spending time with her son Dylan, training for her first half-marathon and she will soon finish her business management degree from the University of Phoenix.
Marketing coordinator Jennifer Mitchell grew up traveling the world as an Air Force brat, but calls Washington home. Jennifer graduated from Washington State University with a bachelor’s degree in public relations. Jennifer and her fianc?©, Adam, recently bought a house in Tacoma where they enjoy discovering Tacoma’s hidden gems with their Rhodesian ridgeback puppy, Kona.
Staff writer Shyla Clark started as an editorial intern immediately following her graduation from the University of Puget Sound. Currently a resident of Tacoma’s ever-changing downtown, Shyla’s always in the know on what’s happening on the South Sound. An avid runner, skier and competitive horseback rider, she loves to travel throughout the Pacific Northwest visiting family and friends as well as researching her latest projects.
Created in 2001, Premier Media Group is an international and national award-winning publishing company of five local titles: 425 magazine, South Sound magazine, NKBA’s Kitchen & Bath, Home & Remodel and Tacoma Live. For more information visit premiermedia.net.