BizTimes Media has added three new employees to its staff.
Hilary Dickinson has joined the editorial team as a reporter. Dickinson most recently served as the college’s news writer/editor at Beloit College, where she wrote and edited content for Beloit College Magazine, as well as the college’s e-newsletters, news releases and marketing materials. She has previous experience as a reporter at the Beloit Daily News and has written two books.
A native of Waukesha, Dickinson holds a bachelor’s in journalism and mass communication from the University of Minnesota. At BizTimes, she will cover the manufacturing and health care beats for BizTimes Milwaukee magazine and BizTimes.com. Dickinson joins reporter Erica Breunlin, associate editor Molly Dill, managing editor Andrew Weiland and executive editor Steve Jagler in the editorial department.
Kristin Jackson has joined the BizTimes sales team as an account executive. Jackson has 16 years of sales experience, primarily in print and digital media. Most recently, she was with Lake Country Publications, a division of Journal Communications, focusing on media sales for 11 publications in northern Waukesha County.
Jackson has two teenage sons and lives in Waukesha. She holds a bachelor’s in communication from Alverno College. At BizTimes, Jackson will sell advertising and sponsorships for BizTimes Milwaukee, BizTimes.com and a calendar of live events catering to the business community of southeastern Wisconsin. Jackson joins business development executive Maribeth Lynch, senior account executive Jon Armstrong, senior account executive Amber Stancer, manager of strategic initiatives Robert Bahillo and director of sales Linda Crawford in the sales department.
Alex Schneider has joined the production and design team as a graphic designer. Schneider is a recent graduate of Carroll University, where he earned a bachelor’s in graphic communications with an emphasis in graphic design, as well as a minor in marketing. He gained graphic design experience through his coursework and at internships at The Frank Zeidler Center for Public Discussion and at Carroll University’s Scholars Center program.
Schneider recently moved to Milwaukee. At BizTimes, he will design marketing and promotional collateral and assist with the layout of BizTimes Milwaukee. He joins art director Shelly Tabor and creative coordinator Matt Cisz in the production and design department.