Charlie Kolsky started his print career at the Syracuse New Times, one of the oldest AAN papers. He later returned to the publication as the Advertising Director and eventually rose to General Manger. Currently he is the Director of Digital Business Development for the Pioneer News Group. Prior to that he was the Director of Digital Sales for Seattle Times. In addition, he was formerly the Digital Director of NorCal Community Media, part of Digital First Media. Prior to it being fashionable, he spent years dragging newspaper-types and their customers into the digital age. Accordingly, he brings a wealth of experience and a bag full of successful tactics to his current position.