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Newsmakers in business: Morris Multimedia names Lori Maxim as director of revenue
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Lori Maxim

Morris Multimedia Inc. headquartered in Savannah, has announced the hiring of Lori Maxim as director of revenue.

In her new role, Maxim will be responsible for overseeing all revenue generation aspects of the company’s publishing division.

Maxim is a veteran of the media industry, having most recently served as vice president of Sound Publishing based in the state of Washington. At Sound, she was responsible for the financial performance of more than 20 media publications.

She previously served as director of national sales and marketing and as a regional publisher for Sound. Prior to accepting the new position, Maxim was president of the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association.

“We are excited to have Lori Maxim working with our associates to help them craft marketing solutions that will help our customers grow their businesses and be successful,” said Charles Hill Morris Jr. of Morris Multimedia.

As director of revenue, Maxim will be responsible for the growth of revenue at all Morris Multimedia print division properties, which include daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, specialty print products, media websites and digital advertising agencies in nine different states and the Caribbean.

Maxim will be based in Gainesville, home of Morris Multimedia’s largest daily newspaper, The Times.

“I am thrilled to be a part of the Morris Multimedia family. We have tremendous digital and print publications that make telling our story to advertisers that much easier. I am honored to be here and look forward to helping our sales teams grow revenue,” Maxim said.

Morris Multimedia Inc., parent company of Morris Newspaper Corp. and Morris Network, is among the largest privately held media companies in the United States.

Founded in 1970 in Savannah by Charles H. Morris, the company today owns and operates more than 65 publications, network affiliate television stations and other media-related ventures.

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