Christina Close, Marketing Director for Rogers Advertising, has been helping local, regional, and national brands execute successful marketing strategies for over 17 years. A Chesapeake native and graduate from the College of William and Mary with a BA in English, Christina first discovered a passion for developing and implementing marketing strategies while working with The Virginian-Pilot newspaper. After working at The Pilot, she branched out into television and digital marketing mediums as the Research Director and as a Sales Account Executive for WAVY-TV & WVBT FOX 43 (the local NBC & FOX affiliates in Hampton Roads). For over a decade in these roles Christina fine-tuned her knowledge of media research and consumer data to assist brands in creating and executing cost-efficient, multi-faceted advertising campaigns. Christina currently resides in Chesapeake with her husband and two daughters.