Anthony Mendoza, Maya Merlis, and Kayley Clark have joined the staff at Amplify Relations, while Alli Williams and Trinda Freese have been promoted by the advertising and public relations agency.
Mendoza was hired as account coordinator, while Merlis and Clark where both hired as staff assistants.
Mendoza has a background in business marketing.
All three are graduates of the University of Nevada, Reno. Merlis earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Clark earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications Studies.
Williams and Freese both started at Amplify Relations as staff assistants.
In addition the agency added three paid interns for the Fall 2016 semester. They are all pursuing degrees from UNR.
A 17-year veteran of local media, sales, and marketing in the Sierra Nevada region has been named general manager of Swift Communications’ Sierra Nevada Media Group, which includes the Nevada Appeal and Northern Nevada Business View, among other publications.