Gretchen Balcom - advertising manager
Gretchen Balcom returned to the Catskill Mountain News July 2013. She had originally moved to Margaretville in 1988 and started her career selling advertising for the Catskill Mountain News Publishing Corp. out of Stamford for the Mirror Recorder.
Gretchen has twenty years experience in the sales/marketing area. Prior to the Catskill Mountain News she worked for Berkey Film Processing where she composed a sales training manual, a sales training film, and point of purchase display material. Before returning to the Catskill Mountain News she worked for The Grand Season magazine in Arizona.
She has two grown children who graduated from Margaretville Central School and live in the area raising their own children. She is an active member of the Margaretville Fire Department Women’s Auxiliary and the Middletown Historical Society.
Her passion is sales and her goal is to work with the area businesses in promoting themselves.