After graduating from Hiram College Paul began his career in marketing as a freelance marketer for several years helping small to medium sized businesses with their marketing plans until he accepted the role as advertising sales rep in New Philadelphia, Ohio at the weekly newspaper, The Times Reporter.
Paul is proven multi-media planner and consultant and after six years in the advertising sales rep role he advanced in his career to become the director of digital media for the Gatehouse Ohio properties (now Gannett), including the Canton Repository, Massillon Independent, The Times Reporter and the Suburbanite. His love for the ever changing landscape of digital marketing helped lead the sales team to digital success. He then returned to The Times Reporter as the general manager leading a very successful, highly locally focused editorial, advertising and production team in the community where his media career began. While with Gannett, Paul later served as the advertising director for the Cambridge Jeffersonian and The Times Reporter before accepting a position as sales manager at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, a Block family owned company.
“Local news, local businesses and community have always played a very important part in my career choices. Having the multimedia resources to help local businesses reach their next potential client while keeping our communities informed is what makes local media companies part of all our families and future.”
Paul has been involved in many local community business and leadership organizations as well as a board member on the Tuscarawas County Art Guild and Arts Counsel in New Philadelphia, Oh.