SEATTLE, April 10, 2018 ― GRAY Media announced today the addition of Lisa House to their expanding sales team as account executive. The announcement was made by Shawn Williams, founder and CEO of GRAY Media and publisher of GRAY magazine. House will report to GRAY magazine’s associate publisher Dixie Duncan.
House, based in Portland, Oregon, joined GRAY after a brief stint with Oregon Media Publishing, and after 7 years as the account executive at the Multnomah Athletic Club’s Winged M magazine. From 2005–2011, House was a sales executive for Skies America Publishing, selling print and digital advertising into titles such as the L.A. Lakers Lakers magazine, The New York Yankees magazine, and Portland Performing Arts. Prior, she owned and operated a consulting firm for residential and commercial interiors for clients in Oregon and Colorado.
“Lisa strengthens our company’s already exceptional team,” Williams said. “She has devoted the majority of her career to helping businesses prosper through advertising, and she comes to the table with strong relationships in Oregon and a true passion for the design industry. We are thrilled to welcome her to GRAY.”
“GRAY is doing something no one else in this market is doing : bringing the creative minds of architecture, interiors, product design, and fashion of this region all into one publication,” House commented. “Shawn recognized this niche and established the most authentic design magazine this region has ever seen. This women-led company is a driving force, and I’m honored to be an integral part of the team. I look forward to helping our clients succeed with the help of this fantastic platform.”
House is a graduate of Concordia University – Portland with a bachelor’s degree in education and Arapahoe Community College with an AAS in interior design.
GRAY is a privately-held media company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Established in 2011, it is North America’s leading design media and communications company for the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. and Canada. It is comprised of diverse media and entertainment properties with a total brand reach of 4.4 million, including award-winning GRAY magazine. Shawn Williams, founder and CEO of GRAY Media, was recently named one of Folio’s Top Women Entrepreneurs in Media. For more information, visit GRAY online at graymag.com; grayawards.com.