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Alicia Thomas: Interim Editor & Sponsored Content Editor

Alicia is the interim editor for CharlotteFive, and the sponsored content editor for all Charlotte Observer Media Group publications. She’s also the co-founder of a local startup, Work For Your Beer. You can usually find her behind her computer screen or drinking a beer (or both), or playing with her Great Pyrenees pup, Luna.
Follower her: @aliciarthomas on Instagram and Twitter
Send questions or tips: athomas@charlotteobserver.com

Sallie Funderburk: Audience and Growth Manager

Sallie joined the C5 team in October 2016. The Myrtle Beach native attended the College of Charleston, majoring in communication with a concentration in media studies.
When she’s not tweeting or ‘gramming away, you can find her at a concert, playing tennis, eating sushi and attending any and every sporting event.

Email: sfunderburk@charlotteobserver.com| Twitter | Instagram | Facebook

Tyler Blackshaw: Sales Representative

Tyler handles the advertising and marketing for CharlotteFive including sponsorships, sponsored content, promoted social media posts, and 35Below memberships. When he’s not in meetings he can be found cheering on the local sports teams, enjoying a beer, or playing with his dog Rush. If you’re interested in advertising via CharlotteFive please email tblackshaw@charlotteobserver.com.


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