On air obits by CBS affiliate

19 Oct 2009

Three metro-Saginaw, Mich. daily newspapers recently reduced their print publications to three days a week, leaving the paid obituaries door wide open for local CBS affiliate WNEM to pick up the slack. The Meredith Corp. TV station's now selling online and on-air obituary ads for $100. The station runs the deceased's name and photo on the air an



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Sharon Hill

Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.