SOURCE: WeatherBug

August 01, 2008 08:00 ET

WeatherBug Promotes Becky Scholten to Director, West Coast Advertising Sales

GERMANTOWN, MD and LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 1, 2008) - WeatherBug®, a leading provider of live, local weather information for consumers and professional users, announced today that Becky Scholten has been promoted from senior account executive to director of West Coast advertising sales. Based in Los Angeles, Scholten will also manage the West Coast ad sales team.

"WeatherBug has a great track record for delivering integrated solutions to its customers and Becky has been instrumental in driving our success with major brand name advertisers," said Michael Lombardi, vice president of advertising sales and marketing for WeatherBug. "Under her direction, our West Coast team will continue to work closely with agencies and clients to create powerful programs unique to WeatherBug."

Prior to joining WeatherBug, Scholten worked at Advertising.com. Before that, Becky also held positions with Dynamics Direct, CBS Sportsline and The Walt Disney Internet Group.

As a leading digital property, WeatherBug is consistently ranked as a top 10 News and Information site on the Web and a top six Web property overall in terms of average usage per day, according to comScore. Millions of consumers trust WeatherBug for live, local weather information, severe weather alerts, precise forecasts and live weather images from its desktop, mobile and Web applications.

About WeatherBug

WeatherBug (http://weatherbug.com and http://weatherbugprofessional.com) is a trusted source of dynamic weather information enabling people worldwide to make more informed weather-related decisions. By combining its proprietary asset -- the world's largest, most dense network of live weather stations and cameras -- with aggregated weather data from around the world, the WeatherBug Network delivers highly precise weather information and forecasts for the most accurate, neighborhood-level weather available. Millions of consumers and professional organizations, including the National Weather Service, rely on WeatherBug to make more informed personal and mission critical decisions which safeguard lives, impact communities and improve business operations. WeatherBug is a brand of AWS Convergence Technologies, Inc. (http://www.aws.com)

Contact Information

  • WeatherBug Media Contact:
    Mara Radis
    Dir. of Corporate Communications
    301-250-4017
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