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Zina Craft Joins Shannon Media, Inc.


Shannon Media, Inc. COO Rory Gillis announced today the appointment of Zina Craft to the position of senior account executive for Durham Magazine. Zina will work with new and existing accounts for the city magazine as well as for sister titles Chapel Hill Magazine and Chatham Magazine. She will report to VP/Sales & Marketing Ellen Shannon.

Most recently, Zina worked at Curtis Media Group specializing in marketing and sales for a range of its radio stations. Prior to that, Zina was general manager for Village Companies, including local radio station WCHL, and worked closely with local companies to develop their marketing strategies. She also worked at Durham’s Herald-Sun newspaper. Zina is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill.

“We are so pleased to be working with Zina,” says COO Rory Gillis. “We have gotten to know her over the years and are honored that she will be helping us make Durham Magazine an even better and more successful publication. Zina shares our deep and abiding commitment to serving our communities.”

Shannon Media, Inc. was formed in 2006 and is wholly owned by Dan Shannon, Ellen Shannon and Rory Gillis.

For more information, email ellenshannon@durhammag.com

Holly West is the associate editor at Chapel Hill Magazine. After graduating from UNC in 2015, she worked as a reporter and editor in eastern North Carolina, but was quickly drawn back to the Southern Part of Heaven.