Visit Duluth, the city’s destination marketing organization, named Maarja Anderson
Hewitt as Media Communications Manager. She will oversee all aspects of social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Pinterest as well as manage user generated content and engagement. She also will actively promote Duluth to regional, national and international travel writers, bloggers and television producers, hosting them on citywide familiarization tours, pitching story ideas and sharing Duluth experiences.
She will begin Jan. 2, succeeding Bob Gustafson who left the position in November.
Anderson Hewitt most recently served as morning news anchor at WDIO TV, a position she held for 3½ years after starting as a news reporter in 2012. She is a graduate of UW-Madison where she earned a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.