Blitz Media Elevates Group Director and Media Supervisor

  • 08 Oct 2013 3:00 PM
    Message # 1407882
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    BOSTON (October 7, 2013) - Melissa Lea, President & CEO of Blitz Media, announced today that the agency has promoted Suzy Hill to group account director (from account director) and Melissa Chase to media supervisor (from media planner).

    As group account director, Suzy oversees the Elements Therapeutic Massage. Harvard Kennedy School and Fitness Together accounts among others. Prior to joining Blitz in 2011, Suzy was a Vice President at Mullen and led strategy development and communications planning on the Panera Bread, SC Johnson's Shout, Stop & Shop and Giant Supermarkets, National Grid and the XM Satellite Radio accounts. She has extensive experience successfully leading integrated teams across a wide range of categories including retail, packaged goods, e-commerce, and travel. She began her career at Ogilvy & Mather on Hershey Foods and Sheraton Hotels. She later joined BBDO/OMD where she managed the eBay, Embassy Suites Hotels, Sterling Jewelers, Luxottica Retail, Bayer, and Bestfoods accounts.

    As media supervisor, Melissa works on the Carbonite, Minuteman Health and Boston Children's Hospital businesses. She has over 6 years of media planning experience, and joined Blitz Media over a year ago as media planner. Melissa began her career at Duffy & Shanley in Providence, RI and worked on a variety of accounts, including Peter Pan/Greyhound, RI Tourism, Roger Williams University, National Grid and Delta/Altus Dental. Prior to Blitz, Melissa worked for the TJX Corporation.

    About Blitz Media

    Blitz Media is an employee-owned, strategically oriented, and analytically driven media planning and buying agency. It develops innovative and powerful communications strategies that connect brands with consumers in ways that deliver results. Founded in 1986, Blitz offers clients a full range of online and offline communications solutions. Services include marketing and media strategy, media planning and buying, media partnerships and sponsorships, and campaign testing, optimization and analytics. Blitz serves a variety of clients including Wendy's, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Disney on Ice, Breville, Carbonite, Tivoli Audio, Sears Hometown Stores, and Boston Children's Hospital. For more information, visit


    Rebecca Sullivan for Blitz Media / 617-501-4010 / 781-326-1996


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