Ogden Publications, Topeka, has promoted Lawrence residents James Duft, Katie Macfee and Taylor Miller.
Duft has been promoted to assistant public relations manager. He oversees Ogden’s involvement and creation of consumer-oriented events, festivals and sweepstakes for all Ogden titles. Duft earned a bachelor’s degree in art history from Kansas University in 2005 and previously was Ogden’s events coordination and has further experience working as production manager and public relations coordinator for Kanco Entertainment.
Macfee has been promoted to e-mail aggregation manager. She manages and analyzes lists for e-mail campaigns, recommends improvements in current targeting efforts, and works to grow databases of qualified leads through organic traffic and new business. Macfee earned a master’s in business administration from KU in 2008 and previously worked as a marketing coordinator for Ogden Publications and Allen Press.
Miller, a graphic designer and copywriter, writes copy and designs print and Web advertisements, e-newsletters and merchandise campaigns for all of Ogden’s magazine titles. He earned bachelor’s degrees in journalism and Spanish from KU.