Smith Communications adds new sales director
Newspaper veteran Matt Plocha has been named director of sales of Smith Communications Inc. based in Georgia's Lake Country.
President and CEO A. Mark Smith Sr. and Plocha have worked together before. Plocha worked for a Morris Communications newspaper in Winter Haven, Fla., when Smith recruited him to be national sales manager for the Augusta-based corporation, where Plocha oversaw the sales effort for 25 daily newspapers and a group of shopper publications.
Plocha's most recent experience spanned more than four years as publisher of a 79,500-distribution, twice weekly community newspaper in Kissimmee, Fla.