Chris Knight was appointed treasurer of the MNA Board of Directors.
Chris Knight has more than 25 years of experience in advertising sales and management in Minnesota newspapers, digital publications, and outdoors advertising markets.
Chris began his career as an account executive with the Manney’s Shopper. He then worked for Skoglund (Lamar) outdoor advertising as an account executive in the Duluth/Superior and St. Cloud markets, successfully developing new and existing advertising relationships with national and regional accounts.
Chris joined the Mesabi Daily News in Virginia in 1995 as advertising director and soon after joined the national/regional sales team for the Murphy McGinnis Media Group.
He was named Mesabi Daily News/Manney’s Shopper General Manager in 2006. There he demonstrated a proven record of staff development, editorial excellence and revenue generation.
He was named Minnesota Regional Operations Director for American Consolidated Media in 2012.
When Minnesota-based Adams Publishing Group purchased ACM’s Minnesota newspapers in March 2014, Chris was named President of APG Media Minnesota. In that position, he currently is in charge of 23 publications.
He fills the seat vacated by Jason Brown last month.