New Hire at North by Northwest

North by Northwest in Boise has added Chuck Hurst to their Boise team as an Associate Producer.

Formerly the owner of C. Hurst Digital Media, he has worked on such large-scale television projects as NBC’s “Baby Borrowers” and the Travel Channel’s “Man Vs. Food” as well as the independent feature “Three of a Kind.”

Hurst graduated from the University of Idaho in 2005 and has since been working on North By Northwest projects on a freelance basis.

Congratulations Chuck.

BAF Event: Three Ounces + Ice at Tri-Digital Group

This Thursday, December 9th, the Boise Advertising Federation will be holding their next Three Ounces + Ice social event at the Tri-Digital Group studio in Boise.

In addition to showcasing TDG’s work, this event will also include a raffle of custom made Boise State University and University of Idaho cornhole sets.

The cost for this event is $10 at the door.  Full details are below:

Catching up on New Hire News

Okay, so I’ve fallen behind with news of new hires as of late, so here’s a quick roundup of a few that have taken place in the past several months.

Oliver Russell
Adie Tubbs joined Oliver Russell as an Account Coordinator.  Previously, she was a Leasing Consultant with Riverstone Residential Group, and has also interned with Advantage Advertising.  She is a graduate of the University of Idaho.

Stoltz Marketing Group
Brian Stoltz joined Stoltz Marketing Group as Production and Media Coordinator.  Brian was previously an office in the U.S. Army and a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.  He is also currently an MBA student at Boise State University.

Red Sky Public Relations
Leigh Ann Dufurrena joined Red Sky Public Relations as an Account Executive.  She was previously with Carew Co., and is a graduate of Boise State University.  Leigh Ann is also an active volunteer in the community, giving time to organizations such as the Trey McIntyre Project, Cupcake Collective and i48 Film Project.

Denae Castellaw also joined Red Sky as an Assistant Account Executive.  She has recently relocated to Boise from Lewiston, where she worked in a radio newsroom in the area.  She is a graduate of Washington State University.

Congratulations to all.


New Hires at DaviesMoore

DaviesMooreA recent stroll through the DaviesMoore website revealed a couple of new hires:

Jessica Moon has joined the agency as Account Services Assistant.  She is a recent graduate of the College of Idaho with a B.A. in Business: Accounting & Finance.

Katie Johnson has also joined the agency as an Account Executive.  Prior to joining DaviesMoore, she was most recently an Account Executive at Drake Cooper.  Katie is a graduate of the University of Idaho with a B.S. in Communication, Advertising Option.

Congratulations to both.


Job Opening: Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Journalism/Mass Media

The University of Idaho has an opening for a Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor of Journalism/Mass Media (Advertising).  From the job description:


The School of Journalism and Mass Media invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant or associate professor with a specialty of advertising to begin in August 2011.


Teach five or six courses per year; summer teaching is optional at additional pay.  The primary teaching area will be advertising, including Principles of Advertising and other courses.  The position may include advising the School’s NSAC Advertising Competition Team.  The successful candidate will also be qualified to teach Media and Society (the School’s survey course for first-year students) and to develop new courses in Advertising and PR.  All tenure-track faculty members are expected to develop a program of scholarly research or creative activity, to advise undergraduate students, to maintain strong professional contacts, to pursue external funding, and to serve on School, College and University committees.

Full details about the position, qualifications and how to apply can be found on the University of Idaho’s Human Resources website.