Newport (R.I.) December 8, 2014 – Brittany Lauro has been appointed Social Media Coordinator at Discover Newport, the official destination marketing organization for Newport and Bristol Counties, Rhode Island. Lauro’s responsibilities will include managing the company’s social media presence on various platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, while generating content for the online blog, From Stem to Stern. She will also be coordinating Newport Restaurant Week; a bi- annual promotion created by Discover Newport and other special projects throughout the nine coastal communities.

Lauro, a Newport resident and graduate from Salve Regina University, previously, was editorial assistant to Newport Life Magazine where she produced editorial content, product spreads and managed the publication’s online content and social media presence.

“Brittany’s youthful knowledge of social media combined with her keen sense of the travel and tourism industry and interaction with our nine coastal towns make her the perfect fit for this position,” says Andrea McHugh, Marketing Communications Manager at Discover Newport. “We are delighted to have this talented woman as part of the dynamic Discover Newport team.”

ABOUT DISCOVER NEWPORT

Discover Newport is the official destination management organization (DMO) dedicated to promoting the City of Newport and the eight surrounding coastal townships in Newport and Bristol counties, Rhode Island. These include Barrington, Bristol, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton and Warren. As a non-profit organization, Discover Newport partners with stakeholders throughout our tourism and hospitality industry to market the region as a premiere destination for business and leisure travel.

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