Gloria Mock joins CN+R workers as Advertising + Promoting Supervisor

Gloria Mock, the previous promotion director for INDY 7 days and a veteran event and festival producer, has joined the team of the Information + Record as Marketing + Marketing Manager, Publisher Bill Horner III introduced.

In the position, Mock will be dependable for all advertising and marketing sales and earnings technology by way of Information + History promotions and functions.

Mock assumes the position held by Dawn Parker, whose loved ones has moved to Wake County.

“We’re very thrilled to have Gloria as aspect of our crew,” Horner reported. “She has substantial print promoting income working experience and is incredibly extremely regarded in our market as a profits professional. As we develop what we’re featuring to our audience and audiences in Chatham County, Gloria is a ideal fit for the posture.”

Immediately after graduating from the UNC-Chapel Hill College of Journalism with an emphasis in promotion, Mock commenced her profession at The South Boston News in Southside Virginia. On returning to the Triangle, she landed a work at the Comedian Review, which was eventually purchased by the Unbiased Weekly (now INDY 7 days) exactly where she held numerous roles through her tenure. In her time operating in sponsorship development, Mock also helped develop the Hopscotch Music Festival for the previous 6 decades.

“I was having the time of my everyday living encouraging to operate Hopscotch music competition,” Mock claimed.

She broadened her celebration generation knowledge with the EnoFest in Durham and at Hulaween in Florida. But when the COVID-19 pandemic shut down live new music events, she started to investigate a possible improve in occupations.

“That’s when I achieved Bill Horner III,” Mock stated. “I could see suitable away that he has vision, he’s modern and open up to new tips and I wished to be aspect of that. The viability of community media has grow to be so essential and this opportunity offers me a seat at the table, to consider part in the discussion. Chatham County is not only home for me — it is also special and intriguing. There is so considerably wealthy background and flourishing agriculture against the backdrop of expansive growth and growth.”

Mock is no stranger to Chatham. She lives on the border of the county at the Orange County line and her husband Mouse Mock is a true estate broker and house supervisor who focuses substantially of his organization in north Chatham. Her brother-in-regulation (Pete Mock) is also the ebook consumer at McIntyre’s in Fearrington Village.

“This is our neck of the woods,” Mock stated. “It’s our property. I like this community.”

When Mock suggests she’s thrilled to be returning to a information media group, she particularly is on the lookout forward to assembly consumers, setting up advertising and marketing campaigns, performing on tasks these types of as La Voz de Chatham and substantially more.

“I kind of experience a small like a child in a candy retailer,” Mock reported. “There are so a lot of chances to construct and build … It’s so enjoyable and I’m honored to be aspect of this staff.”

Mock, a yoga fanatic and Grateful Useless enthusiast, and is an avid hiker. She also enjoys touring — no matter if going to a new restaurant five miles down the street or a desired destination hundreds or 1000’s of miles away. In the course of the lockdown, she developed an desire in record and psychology and has been devouring podcasts and lectures in these fields. The Apex Large College graduate claims she’s also a lover of kombucha, white Russians, the Oxford comma and creator Barbara Kingsolver.

“Our print product or service, the News + File newspaper, has received more information and reporting awards than any other neighborhood paper in North Carolina the last two many years,” Horner claimed. “Gloria is going to assistance share our benefit proposition with advertisers, but she also will focus on acquiring advert assist for our other products and solutions, including a video news system we’re building, new electronic solutions and gatherings. I couldn’t be extra energized to have an individual with her knowledge and of her caliber to help us showcase our get the job done.”

“I love people today and their stories,” Mock claimed. “I think that is my superpower. I’m a connector. I’m on the lookout ahead to developing new connections listed here in Chatham County.”

Mock can be reached at [email protected] or by mobile phone at 919-270-2021.