The Weeks Group, the industry’s #1 ad revenue-generating firm, is proud to announce the recent addition of industry veteran and NENPA Board of Directors member Al Getler as Vice President of Business Development.
“We are pleased to have Al on our team with his deep experience and passion for newspapers,” said Everton Weeks, founding partner of the group. “Al has that deep passion for this industry that is common across our entire team. He brings years of product and revenue development knowledge to our newspaper partners.”
“We welcome Al to our team at The Weeks Group and with him his record of high performance, results-driven revenue programs, ” said Bryce Cockerham, VP of Market Strategy.
Getler, most recently the president and publisher of the Burlington Free Press, a Gannett newspaper, has over three decades of experience across a wide span of locations and positions. He has served as publisher at award-winning newspapers in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Ohio, and Vermont. He began his career at The Record and North Jersey Media. In addition to award-winning newspapers, Getler and his teams have created magazines, websites, apps, podcasts, and video features.
“The newspaper industry has been my home for a long time. I am so happy to be joining Everton and The Weeks Group with their care for the future of the industry and for their people-first philosophy,” said Getler.
Based in Vermont, Getler with be working with newspapers to bring revenue growth opportunities provided by The Weeks Group.
“Working alongside Everton is an honor, “said Getler. “He is a respected executive that has worked in and knows newspapers firsthand. He is a true professional.”