Dan Matuella Member Profile October 2014

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Specialty Publications Sales Manager at Omaha World-Herald, which is probably a more professional way of saying the Manager of etc.  This involves overseeing the stable of special sections, new product initiatives, contests, niche magazines, suburban newspapers, see? Etc…

I’m a boomerang to the OWH, having started my newspaper advertising career here back in the day.  I had a short stint at The Kansas City Star for 16 years and then on to the other side of the state…The St Louis Post-Dispatch for about four years before completing the triangle. 

Matriculated at Creighton Prep, Creighton U (BSBA-Marketing) and Rockhurst U (MBA).  If things don’t pan out here, then I think I’m about 1 ½ years shy of becoming a Jesuit. 


5 things you didn’t know about Dan Matuella:

 •             Favorite AAF Omaha event to attend?  Omaha Advertising Expo

•             What apps are on your home screen? TBL internet radio, Omaha.com, ShopList, Hello Vino, Shazam

•             It’s 6:30, your fridge is empty and you’re starving. What’s your go-to place for food?  Dairy Queen – need the Dilly Bar (Warren told me to say that)

•             What is your take on selfies?   That dogs take better ones than humans

•             What’s the strangest client request you’ve ever received? “If we’re going to work together, then we’re going to drink together.”  Perhaps he pined too much for the Mad Men era.

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