The Washington Times - July 19, 2012, 03:28PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE,  July 3rd, 2012

Washington, D.C.– Howard Bomstein has been appointed Executive Marketing Director of The Washington Times, washingtontimes.com, and related media channels.  The appointment is effective July 1st, 2012.  Bomstein will provide marketing and communications leadership for all Washington Times Media. 

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As part of this assignment, Howard will create and launch a new strategic marketing and communication group.  This new operation will work with a wide range of businesses, associations and charitable organizations to improve their return on marketing investments.

Bomstein has been a leader in the advertising agency business in Washington for decades.  He founded The Bomstein Agency in 1977 which grew to be the fourth largest advertising agency in Metropolitan Washington. The agency created marketing and advertising programs for a wide range of clients including The Washington Times.

Howard merged The Bomstein Agency with Williams Whittle Associates of Alexandria, VA in the spring of 2009 where he served as Vice Chairman.  His role at Williams Whittle was Account Management and New Business Development.

Thomas P. McDevitt, President of The Times said, “The Washington Times is fortunate to have a marketing leader with Howard Bomstein’s record of success across multiple business verticles  and media to guide the company’s marketing and communication programs.”

Thomas J. Culligan, Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer of The Times added, “Howard Bomstein led the creation of numerous marketing communication campaigns for The Times over the past decade.  His leadership of the creation and execution of the company’s promotion campaigns over the past year has been one of the main reasons for the successful revival of The Times in Washington and across the United States.”

“I’ve worked with Howard Bomstein for more than twenty years and there no one I trust more to provide vision and strategic direction”, said Karen Krupsaw, Regional Manager, Redfin Real Estate.

Joel Oxley, President and General Manager, WTOP, Washington added, “I have always found Howard’s insightful and intelligent guidance invaluable.”

A native Washingtonian, Bomstein was educated in the public school system in Washington and Silver Spring.  He earned a BS in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland in 1970 and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Penn State University in 1972.

He is a career-long member of the Ad Club of Washington and has served on the board of Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington as well as Fight for Children, Inc.  Howard also served in the United States Army Reserve from 1970 through 1976.

Bomstein and his wife Polly live in Northwest Washington and have three accomplished daughters.

The Washington Times LLC is a newspaper and multi-media company headquartered in Washington, D.C. It publishes The Washington Times, Washington Times National Weekly, washingtontimes.com and Times247.com.  It has gained a reputation for thorough news coverage, hard-hitting investigative reporting and exacting commentary. The afternoon drive show “Andy Parks: Live From The Washington Times” enjoys ever-increasing popularity in the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.  It can be heard in the Washington area on 730 AM and 102.9 FM from 3:00-6:00 PM. 

For more information, please contact:
 
Marana Moore, Director of Public Relations
maranamoore@washingtontimes.com
202-636-2904