Alaina Scott has joined Tire Business as the publication's Web coordinator.
Ms. Scott, who most recently served as channel manager for Advanstar Communications Inc.'s Drug Topics magazine, graduated in 2005 from Kent State University with a bachelor's degree in newspaper journalism. She began her career as a county government and education reporter for the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette near Columbus, Ohio.
Ms. Scott moved on to work as an editor for The Legal Description, a Richfield, Ohio-based trade magazine for title insurance agents, where she wrote and produced Web casts, Webinars and stories for the print edition. After leaving that publication, she began working for Advanstar as senior editor for Drug Topics, where she monitored and reported on analytics and wrote daily stories for the publication's Web site and monthly print issue.
In 2009 Ms. Scott became channel manager for Drug Topics, a role in which she was responsible for growing Web site traffic, managing content relationships with freelancers and content partners and determining tools and online programs to best serve the publication's audience.
Ms. Scott, who is based in Akron, can be reached at 330-865-6129 or by e-mail at [email protected] She also performs the same duties for Tire Business' sister publication, Rubber & Plastics News.
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