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CQ-Roll Call Creates Media Relations Position

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Leilani Brown, senior V.P. and chief marketing officer of CQ-Roll Call, has announced a new hire for a newly created media position. The hire is Karen Gaither, who will handle all press and media relations for CQ-Roll Call.

Gaither will report to Bill Kiniry, director of brand strategy for the CQ-Roll Call Group.

Her past: Gaither was most recently senior manager of public relations for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Among her past jobs: a C-SPAN producer, a production assistant and writer for News Channel 8 and an intern for a congressional press secretary.

Read the internal memo after the jump…

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World’s Second Most Boring Memo

baby.jpg It’s apparently Internal Memo Wednesday and a long one at that. Here’s another one — this one from CQ-Roll Call’s Laurie Battaglia. The announcement: They’ve hired Leilani Brown as chief marketing officer and Greg Hamilton has left the company.

From L Battaglia to CQ-Roll Call Group: Dear Colleagues, In recent months we have shared our plans to invest in our brand and image, externally as well as internally. The kick-off to this was the hiring of Leilani Brown as Chief Marketing Officer. Before joining our organization, Leilani served as VP for Institutional Brand Management and Operations for MetLife, a leading provider of group insurance, retirement and savings products to America’s top corporations. Prior to that, she spent 10 years at AIG in roles of increasing responsibility in marketing, product development and product leadership. While Leilani has been here only a few short weeks, it has become clear to Keith, Leilani, myself and the rest of the team that in order to provide the most consistent messaging across the brand and create a world class marketing team, the entire function should be consolidated and led by one person. As a result, Greg Hamilton has decided to leave the company to pursue other career options. As you know, Greg was the CMO of Congressional Quarterly from 2006 through the acquisition, and continued with the company as VP of Marketing during the transition. Greg has been a valued colleague and has made many contributions to the company in growing advertising and circulation revenue, vastly improving the quality of marketing at CQ, and being an important part of the sale of CQ. We wish him the best of luck and have no doubt that he will be as successful in his future endeavors as he was at CQ. In addition, we will be moving the sales reporting and data analytics portion of the marketing team — which includes John Kang and James Choi — into Finance, which aligns their skills and job responsibilities with similar functions and which we expect will be a comfortable fit. While it is always difficult to see a team-member depart, we are excited by the opportunities this will bring to our company and the new team as we increasingly engage our competitive market. As always, if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.”