The Leader-Union has hired Freddie Krueger as an advertising sales representative.
A Chicago area native, he has an extensive background in banking and sales. He and his family moved to Vandalia in June 2010.
Krueger is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University, with a degree in mass communication.
He is married to the former Greta Cocagne of Vandalia, who is an English teacher at Vandalia Community High School. They have four children: Dylan, Austyn, Leo and Sophia.
“I’m very excited about the position at The Leader-Union,” Krueger said.
“I’m looking forward to working with our existing customers, as well as helping other local businesses develop their marketing plans.”
Publisher Dave Bell added: “We’re excited about the background that Freddie brings to the job. He understands businesses and marketing, and will be a valuable asset to the advertisers he serves.”