Design and decorating title Traditional Home announced today that Jon Walker will serve as the magazine’s home furnishings manager.  Walker has been working as direct account manager on Traditional Home and Midwest Living for the past three years.  His new role will task him with overseeing all home furnishing accounts that work directly with interior designers and architects.

Traditional Home publisher Beth Brenner cited Walker’s experience as the main factor for the promotion:

“In his three years as Direct Account Manager here at Meredith, Jon has excelled, posting year-over-year increases and new business wins in the most challenging of times.  In his new role, he will increase our visibility, credibility, and ad lineage among the all-important design trade accounts.”

Walker will report to Traditional Home‘s associate publisher Blaire Rzempoluch.  He gets started in his new position on Nov. 22.