With 6Digital, 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.

Chris Barker

Digital Sales Manager

Email
cbarker@tribunemedia.com

Phone
Mobile: 804-971-5350
Desk: 804-342-5746

Go To Me For
Easy to understand digital solutions without all the scary catch phrases and “I know more than you” attitude. A no-nonsense approach to helping you achieve your marketing needs and grow your business. Soccer talk, EPL, USA, MLS.

Known For:
My great uncle is Bob Barker. Straight talk, honesty and loyalty. Falling asleep every night with some sort of Alaska show on TV.

Into:
My two boys Evan, Barrett and wife of 20 years Anna. Soccer, skiing, camping, craft beer (but not a snob) and anything outdoors. Live music and any kind of outdoor festival.

LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-barker-72650016

Tracy Mason

Senior Account Manager

Email:
susantracy@wtvr.com

Phone:
Desk: 804-254-3660

Go To Me For:
Marketing solutions built on YOUR business goals, not MY sales goals. Strategy building. I know my numbers, I know my media and I know how to make ad dollars work hard for my clients ( Like, quantum physics hard.) Appetizer recipes. My “Buffalo Wing Dip” is legendary.

Known For:
Being trustworthy, friendly and loyal. (Okay, so now I sound like a human Labrador Retriever). Detail oriented. Lists, notes, spreadsheets, grids? Love ‘em. Office nicknames: “Dee” and “Ethyl” (have you met my job share partner Suze aka “Lucy”? She absolutely Rocks!”)

Into:
Cooking, walking, being with my family. Diet Coke. Chilling out at the beach. Chilling out at the beach with a Diet Coke. Hates spiders- even the tiny ones are icky!

LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/tracy-mason-a843548

Don Talley

Senior Account Manager

Email:
dtalley@wtvr.com

Phone
Desk: 804-342-8797

Go To Me For:
Solutions to make your doors swing, your phone ring and your website sing. Great creative ideas for any size budget. Someone who will listen and pay attention to the details.

Known For:
Finding the quarter inch hole (if you don’t know what that means, ask me). Building campaigns that are anything but “me too”. Never letting someone from the Corleone family sit behind me in a car or boat.

Into:
History. Any era, any country. Music that bounces from Chet Baker to Junior Walker to Gustav Holst. Living in the Sweet Virginia Breeze.

LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/don-talley-01aa1930

 Amy Burford

Senior Account Executive

Email:
aburford@wtvr.com

Phone:
Desk: 804-254-3675

Go To Me For:
I work closely with my clients to help them determine the best advertising plan for both branding and offer/event based objectives. I help my clients analyze goals prior to each advertising campaign and the results achieved after. I truly enjoy working with clients to evaluate what advertising options are the most successful for them and generate the best return. I have a genuine interest in learning about other industries and figuring out what digital and on air advertising elements work best for different companies.

Known For:
Outgoing….no poker face. Detail oriented. Office nickname – Anne Buford 

Into:
Working out. Could sit on a beach for days. Hates carnations and jean shorts. Spending time with friends and family.

LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/amy-harrell-burford-45862

Neil Malakoff

Senior Account Executive

Email
nmalakoff@wtvr.com

Phone
Desk: 804-254-3609

Go To Me For:
Strategic planning and creative collaboration. I have to make sure I understand where you are coming from, but also how we are going to reach your consumers. It’s all about your results and how to attain them.

Known For:
You can take the guy out of Queens but you cannot take the Queens out of the guy. I am a no nonsense kind of guy with no false pretenses. My girls tell me that I am still a “teacher” and “coach” at heart. My favorite day is Sunday when I cook for the entire family. I am very lucky to have worked with a number of clients for 10-15 years.

Into:
I love to read, especially historical fiction, anything on current affairs and non-fiction. Love my classic rock and taking care of my lawn (according to my GSM Dee, it’s a guy thing.) I was born with pinstripes and if the Yankees are on, I am NA. When the Giants are on, I usually get aggravated. Is taking a weekend nap a hobby when you do it every weekend? Phobias – I prefer not to be in tight spaces.

LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/neil-malakoff-955a191

Shelby Jennette

Advertising Sales Coordinator
Email:
sjennette@wtvr.com

Phone:
Desk: 804-342-5753

Go To Me For:
All things event planning, detail-oriented projects and presentations, and brainstorming sessions for new ideas

Known For:
Being the social butterfly in the office…need RVA restaurant/brewery/entertainment recommendations? I’m your girl.

Into:
Taking my pup Toby to the river and dog park (he’s the best dog ever, but I’m clearly bias), loving ALL things Disney, being active in the community and my church, spending time with adorable nieces, hiking, brewery hopping, baseball, and live concerts!

LinkedIn:
www.linkedin.com/in/shelbyjennette

Steve Young

Local Sales Manager

Email
syoung@wtvr.com

Phone
804-254-3615

Go To Me For:
Problem solving, creative ideas, and results oriented solutions. Keeping the team focused on the task at hand.

Known For:
Plugging the holes when needed. Dependable. Practical jokes (especially around April Fool’s Day).

Into:
Grilling and smoking meat, running faster than Stephen Hayes, and spending time at Bethany Beach.

LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-young-9a582516

Susan Mercado Naoroz

Senior Account Manager

Email:
susantracy@wtvr.com

Phone:
Desk: 804-254-3660

Go To Me For:
Wondering if I could help your business? Take this quick quiz to see if you should call me (Check all that may apply):
 You have concerns about the effectiveness of your online strategy
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Known For:
Creative, Collaborative, and Customized solutions. What can I say? That’s just how I roll. BONUS! I work in a job-share with Tracy Mason, the best ding dang media strategist in the market. So when you hire me, you are getting a TWO-FER. Office nicknames: “Chatty McChatterson”, “Little Miss Innovative”, “That Tall Girl With the Really Good Ideas”

Hobbies:
Running, shopping, eating and begging my two sons to stop leaving their Lego pieces all over the floor.

LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/susan-mercado-naoroz-23349b5

Todd Chaney

Senior Account Executive
Email
tchaney@wtvr.com

Go To Me For:
Not the package of the day seller. Sitting down and talking about your business needs and goals. Then coming up with an effective strategy to accomplish those needs goals, and being with you every step of the way. Not the, I’ll see a month before the contract ends to re-sign you account executive! HATE THOSE AE’S!

Known For:
Being somewhat of a cut up. I like to have a good time and break the monotony. A boring work environment produces stale results. Having great relationships with my clients. Not being absent during your campaign (I know I said that already but I did at least word this a little different)

Into:
I love lake life! Boating, water skiing and tubing with my family. I enjoy working on my Cars and teaching my 3 boys a thing or two about getting their hands dirty and knowing how to do basic mechanics themselves. I like kicking back on the back porch with some tunes on, having a few brews and watching my boy’s mow and weed the lawn! (The things I no longer have to do!) Phobias –Claustrophobic…Thanks to my 2 older brothers locking me in the closet and continually holding me down.

Lisa Halvorsen

Digital Sales Coordinator & Graphic Designer
Email
lhalvorsen@wtvr.com

Go To Me For:
All things relating to the digital landscape and helping our clients meet their goals and expectations

Known For:
Whether it’s graphic design, analyzing data or, project management, I try to give 110% every time.

Into:
I enjoy running, soccer, being outside, and laughing until I can’t breathe! Dislikes: jeggings, apple pie (stop judging me), and pickles…among many vegetables.

Brandon Powell

Account Executive
Email
bpowell@wtvr.com

Go To Me For:
Easy to understand solutions to get you results for your business. I use your vision and goals you have for your business and together we come up with an effective marketing strategy using our television and digital resources.

Known For:
Being very outgoing, a pure social butterfly, and a jokester. Nickname: BP. Professional Athlete, comedian, actor. Best cornhole player in the office (probably the world) ask Neil Malakoff and Todd Chaney.

Into:
Long walks on the beach #scorpio. LOVE the Discovery Channel, LOVE my dog Koby (Lakers fan), basketball and baseball are my first loves. Very cool, calm, and collected and love the relationships I build with my clients (friends).  Enjoy R&B and some alternative rock. Love to shop and cook.