The StarMedia Difference

We employ some of the best and brightest talent around. Together, our goal is to achieve maximum results for your business.

Meet a few members of our team!


Patricia Miller, President of Gannett Indiana

Patricia Franks Miller is the President of Gannett Indiana. She leads IndyStar and Gannett properties in Indianapolis, Lafayette, Muncie, Richmond and Evansville. 

Patricia joined StarMedia in 2004 as a Brand Manager responsible for creating, executing and managing comprehensive marketing plans that encompassed integrated marketing initiatives. From 2006 – 2010, she was StarMedia’s Advertising Director, Digital & Innovation, responsible for the digital sales strategy of the advertising division. In September 2010, she was named Director of Local Digital Sales for the East Region for Gannett’s U.S. Community Publishing Division where she developed local digital media strategies and tactics across the region. From 2011 – 2015 Patricia was Vice President of Digital Strategy and Client Services for StarMedia. In 2015 she assumed overall revue responsibilities for StarMedia.

Patricia was recognized by the Newspaper Association of America in 2008 as one of the organization’s “20 Under 40 Top Newspaper Executives.” Also in 2008, she was granted a Minority Fellowship Award by the Newspaper Association of America and Northwestern University Media Management Center.


David Hakanson, Director of Sales for Gannett Indiana

David joined StarMedia in 2013 as the Senior Key Account Sales Manager. He brings 15 years of advertising and marketing management experience to the organization, having served most recently as the Regional Vice President of YP Holdings in the Carolinas market area. As Director of Sales, David is responsible for key account and enterprise business development, major market expansion and team building. He specializes in retail key account and enterprise development including Arts, Entertainment and Event verticals. David attended Western Kentucky University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations and Marketing. He is also an avid golfer.


Steve Hartley, Director of Automotive

Steve is a 30-year advertising executive developing performance-based sales teams. His strength is in generating innovative and targeted customer-centric solutions for advertisers, producing a strong ROI and featuring accountability metrics to back up results.






Annie Gelfius, Director of Digital Strategy 

Annie oversees a team of talented professionals who work with our clients to develop innovative marketing solutions including print, digital, mobile & social marketing opportunities. She has worked in a variety of positions throughout her career – from Designer to Creative Supervisor with StarMedia to Sr. Project Manager for Gannett Digital. Her goal is to use her analytic skills and understanding of our capabilities, audience and assets to drive results for her team and our clients.




Wanda Newsome, Director of Creative Development

Wanda effortlessly blends data and insights into compelling visual campaigns that tell a meaningful story. Her ability to create high-impact, multi-channel creative that connects with a target audience is a vital asset to our clients. She oversees a diverse group of art directors and designers as part of the USA TODAY Network and is based in Indianapolis, IN. 


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130 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46225