SOURCE: Kemp Goldberg Partners

Kemp Goldberg Partners

August 14, 2012 10:26 ET

Award-Winning Journalist Joins Growing Public Relations and Public Affairs Practice at Kemp Goldberg Partners

Agency Names Diana Ichton Nelson Senior Account Executive

PORTLAND, ME--(Marketwire - Aug 14, 2012) - Kemp Goldberg Partners, a nationally recognized advertising, public relations and interactive agency, today announced the appointment of Diana Ichton Nelson to the position of senior account executive. Nelson brings an extensive background in journalism and more than 10 years of media experience to her new role in the agency's public relations and public affairs department.

Prior to joining Kemp Goldberg Partners, Nelson worked as a reporter and anchor for the CBS network affiliate WGME-TV of Portland. She has also held positions at Herald Media, Inc. of Boston, WMUR-TV of Manchester, N.H., and as media relations manager for Black Fly Media, a Portland-based HD video production company.

During her tenure at WGME News 13, Nelson regularly interacted with various business leaders and policy makers in the community, including key state legislators. Her work garnered several promotions, bringing her from a beat reporter to franchise producer for "13 On Your Side," a franchise she created and turned into an award-winning daily segment. Most recently, she was the morning news anchor for WGME and WPFO's early shows. Nelson has been recognized by Maine's Attorney General for her exemplary contributions to consumer reporting, including securing over $100,000 in refunds for Maine consumers.

"Diana has the newsroom experience and media insight to yield results for our clients -- and the energy and attitude for a seamless transition into the agency," said Derek M. LaVallee, partner, Kemp Goldberg Partners. "She is a vital addition to our team at a time when our PR/PA practice is experiencing tremendous growth. This is an exciting time and we are thrilled to have her on board."

Nelson is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, where she received a B.S. in mass media communications. She is an active community volunteer and a board member for PROPEL, Portland Regional Chamber's young members group.

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