The studio has undergone considerable expansion over the past year, both by adding to existing services and developing new ones. It has also made significant additions to its creative and technical staff. As a result, the company now offers advertisers a turnkey solution for the post production, management and distribution of advertising media.
A member of GTN for nearly 14 years, Tocco (pictured) was originally an account manager, and was named director of sales and marketing in 1999. Previously, he spent several years in the post production editorial side of the business.
GTN has also promoted Kimberly Fairman to director of sales, and has hired Dusty Ely as an account manager. Fairman will oversee GTN's sales efforts, as well as the company's staff of coordinators and producers. She has been with the company since 1997 and previously served as an account manager.
Ely will serve as a direct liaison between GTN and several Detroit area ad agencies, including BBDO, CE Retail, McCann-Erickson and Global Hue. Previously an account manager at the advertising trade journal Big Idea, Ely also worked for several years at Producer Color Service.