Our Team

With 19Digital, you have access to a strong sales team with both longevity and expertise. Our management team is comprised of savvy, creative minds and industry experts.

Our digital experts will develop custom solutions for your business. We are local digital experts in your neighborhood backed by Tribune Media, the largest media company in the nation. This relationship affords us premiere partnerships, training and expertise from across the country. We use all best-in-class products and services to help you reach your digital pinnacle.
We have a relentless focus to demystify and simplify the digital landscape. We don’t do digital malpractice or fluff with buzzwords.

We do explain everything in plain English. We do help teach you how the internet impacts your business. We do sit down and understand your business. And we do work with you to grow your business.

Loni Cleve

Digital Sales Manager

Phone
(256) 535-9326 direct
(256) 682-1031 cell

Email
loni.cleve@whnt.com

Go to me for
Overall digital advertising fired up-ness. Google Certified Trusted Digital Media Adviser. Digital and marketing strategy. Display, mobile, video, email, social & SMS. New business development. AE development and team growth. Cheerleading. Project Oversight. Promotions. Vendor Management. Analytics. Results!

Known for
Being the Google Girl. Ambitious. Fiercely competitive. Hard core high achiever. Throat kicking (but only when necessary). Tenacious. Team Culture.

Into
Personal financial freedom and Dave Ramsey. Tractor tire flipping. Leadership. Lip gloss of any kind.

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Nathan McGee Local Sales Manager

Nathan McGee

Local Sales Manager

Phone
(256) 535-9223

Email
nathan.mcgee@whnt.com

Go to me for
Effective client advertising solutions. Coaching that drives performance. Solid inventory management and agency negotiation. Managing and motivating the team through clear objectives.

Known for
Straight answers and strong integrity. Trustworthy. Compassionate. Numbers guy. Savvy ratings smartie. Devoted dad to three girls.

Into
Reruns of Walker, Texas Ranger and Matlock. Classic cars. Alabama football. “Mexican and a movie” night with my girls.

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Heather Carlton Director of Sales

Heather Carlton

Director of Sales

Phone
(256) 535-9220 direct
(256) 682-1013 cell

Email
heather.carlton@whnt.com

Go to me for
Creating and sharing a strong vision. Strategic thinking. Understanding complex business issues. Hands-on hard work. Enthusiasm! Understanding the importance of showing appreciation and celebrating wins.

Known for
Making it fun. Being direct while diplomatic. Positive energy and loud laughter. Celebrating her birthday for a whole month. Extroverted and empathetic.

Into
Old movies and Broadway musicals. Bucket list checks. Binge-watching almost as much TV as she sells. Dahlonega Georgia, cabin living and wine club.

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Lori Miller Sales Marketing & Research

Lori Miller

Sales Marketing & Research

Phone
(256) 535-9214

Email
lori.miller@whnt.com

Go to me for
All kinds of research and marketing questions. Strategic counsel. Messaging and storytelling. Project management. Freeform brainstorming. Thoughtful problem solving.

Known for
Stepping up. Color-coordinating outfits and coffee cups. Energized by creativity. Friendly supporter. Mentoring. Loves to teach. Details and more details.

Into
Electro-swing. PRCA (the PR pros not the rodeo cowboys). Jack Reacher, Odd Thomas and Rumi. Positivity. Bragging on her boys and beating her husband to the punchline of a joke.

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Brad Clasgens WHNT

Brad Clasgens

Account Executive

Phone
(256) 535-9224 direct
(256) 682-1002 cell

Email
brad.clasgens@whnt.com

Go To Me For
Customized broadcast and digital marketing solutions. Crafting the right message for the best audience. Open, fast communication. Clean schedules. Minding the details.

Known For
Advertising and marketing advice from 30+ years in corporate retail, ad agency, newspaper and broadcast sales. Identifying the most effective ways to invest precious ad dollars. Longtime client relationships. Previous leadership roles in AAFNA and NAPRCA. Ole Miss “Pride of the South” marching band geek with a family tree polluted with musicians.

Into
Hanging in the orchestra pit. Classic rock trivia. The Three Stooges. Watching Jacksonville State U Marching Southerners from the 50 yard line. Active local drummer, percussion musician. George Harrison, Brian Wilson, Danny Elfman and Stax. The Wrecking Crew, the Funk Brothers and the Swampers.

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Griff Goodwin Account Executive

Griff Goodwin

Account Executive

Phone
(256) 535-9351 direct
(256) 520-1218 cell

Email
griffin.goodwin@whnt.com

Go to me for
All things digital. All things spot television. Personalized selling. Listening to and understanding what the buyer wants. Multiplatform advertising solutions.

Known for
Gut decisions. Keeping it real. Never-met-a-stranger friendly. Quick to try new tech and new ideas. Tough discussions about the direction of your business.

Into
Gibson Flying V. Hunting. All things outdoors. Music. Coaching football for his son. Ninjas. Skateboarding. Cars and trucks.

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Connie Hancock

Account Executive

Phone
(256) 535-9336

Email
connie.hancock@whnt.com

Go to me for
Media expertise in broadcast, digital and social. Understanding and interpreting business objectives. Thorough needs analysis and strong follow-through. Solutions that deliver Results!

Known for
Strong initiative. Putting the client first. Fashionista. Random funny stories. Nascar qualifying. Bringing on the sass.

Into
Being a proud mom. Jumping out of planes. Friends… both the TV series and real life ones. Motorcycles. Anything Auburn. Shoes (seriously into shoes)

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Samantha Cooper

Account Executive

Phone
(256) 535-9350 direct
(321) 544-1048 cell

Email
samantha.cooper@whnt.com

Go to me for
Immediate action. Unlimited resources that I know how to expertly utilize. Manage a precise budget. Educated, fearless, and unique ideas. Follow through. Always making it right. A new, fresh way to advertise.

Known for
Being the not-shy new girl. Digging in with all I’ve got. Focused and driven for results. Always taking on more because I can handle it. Playing well with others. Team player with a leadership edge. Serving our community with heart.

Into
Family time with all my boys. Traveling to new places. Being on the water, whether it’s the lake on our boat or beachside at the Outer Banks, NC. Movie dates. Adventurous culinary experiences. Live Music.

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Shannon Hopkins

Account Executive

Phone
(256) 535-9225 direct
(256) 682-1014 cell

Email
shannon.hopkins@whnt.com

Go to me for
Friendly and prompt service. Strong knowledge of the market. Over 20 years of advertising experience. Relationship driven selling.

Known for
Methodical and thorough. Keen fashion sense. Passionate about family, friends and community. Good listener with sound advice.

Into
The beach. Cheering kids at the baseball or softball field. Boutique shopping. JSU Gamecocks. Auburn Football – War Eagle! ZTA Alum.

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Claire Johnson

Digital Sales Coordinator

Phone
(256) 535-9222

Email
claire.johnson@whnt.com

Go to me for
Monitoring digital campaigns from schedule to delivery.  Creative brainstorming.  Thorough digital product knowledge.  Complete campaign analysis.  Smart, detailed reporting.

Known for
Fast learner.  Working hard and working smart.  Jumping in with both feet.  Wanting to do the job right the first time.  Optimizing efficiency.

Into
Family.  Scrabble.  Live music.  Community theatre.  Reading.  Road trips.  Mentone.

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Jaime Knytych Account Executive

Jamie Knytych

Account Executive

Phone
(256) 535-9294

Email
jamie.knytych@whnt.com

Go to me for
Smart advertising strategies. Awesome campaign ideas. Honest feedback peppered with sarcastic remarks and (usually) constructive criticism.

Known for
Hard working and outgoing. Relationship selling. Strong instincts. Big heart. Fast-talking northerner. Extremely helpful and giving. Championing her clients and making sure they get results!

Into
Family fun. Charity work. Fitness. Wine on occasion.

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Jeremy Miller Account Executive

Jeremy Miller

Account Executive

Phone
(256) 535-9235

Email
jeremy.miller@whnt.com

Go to me for
Bold decisions. Figuring out customer needs. Fighting for strong customer outcomes. Effective marketing strategy for broadcast and digital. Maximizing ROI through every campaign. Connecting marketing goals with business results.

Known for
Doing the research. Delivering on promises. Striving for meaning.

Into
Downton Abbey. Good cigars. Big fish and deep lakes. Well-built wood furniture.

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Don Phelps Account Executive

Don Phelps

Account Executive

Phone
(256) 535-9227

Email
don.phelps@whnt.com

Go to me for
Thoughtful account stewardship for advertising clients of big and small. Selling in a buyer-centric way. Keen sense of the market.

Known For
Encouraging words and advice. Business acumen. Plain talk that people trust. “Smooth as butter” broadcast voice. Years in the broadcast news biz. Stable and loyal. Caring deeply about this clients.

Into
Family. Watching his daughters succeed.

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