What We Do
Cordillera Digital provides business strategy, client marketing solutions, digital operations and sales resources in more than a dozen mid-metro and community media markets.
We have developed strategic partnerships with top-tier service providers and an industry-leading operations and fulfillment team in St. Paul, Minn. With these resources, our teams offer local businesses a full line of digital marketing solutions.
In addition to our services for local businesses, Cordillera Digital offers a content strategy division, working with our television stations to create and distribute award-winning and high-quality journalism across digital platforms.
Digital Marketing Consultation
Video Production & Advertising
Search Engine Optimization
Client Deals & Offers
Business Reputation Management
Mobile App Development
Social Media Strategy
Social Media Marketing
Targeted Web & Mobile Display Advertising
Search Engine Marketing
Online Directory Presence
Our Leadership Team
At Cordillera Digital, our senior leadership brings more than 80 years combined digital media experience to every thing we do.
Jay Small has led Cordillera Digital since early 2010. With 30-plus years in media and 20-plus in digital leadership, Small previously held senior posts at The E.W. Scripps Co., Belo Corp., Thomson Consumer Electronics, The Indianapolis Star and Evantage Consulting. He also served as a digital strategy and user experience consultant, with clients in media, electronics, pharmaceuticals, finance, and retail. Small earned and MBA from Kennesaw State University and a bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science from Southern Illinois University. He also serves as COO of Clear Night.
Vice President, Sales
David Buonfiglio joined the company in early 2010 to lead digital sales. Since then, he has led development of our mobile services for small/medium businesses, and he now serves as chairman of our sales leadership committee. Prior to joining us, he served as President of Barrington Interactive, and Vice Presiden/Sales for International Broadcasting. Buonfiglio builds local teams for the future by structuring product lines and training SEM, SEO, social media, mobile marketing, reputation management, targeted display advertising, and email marketing.
Vice President, Content Strategy
Toby Collodora joined the Cordillera Digital team in 2013, focused on growing mobile and social media platforms. She now leads content strategy, helping newsrooms, marketing and sales departments on all digital platforms. Prior to joining Cordillera Digital, Collodora worked for UnitedHealth Group and WCCO-TV in Minneapolis. As the digital content manager at WCCO, she helped merge the company’s television and radio websites. As social media and mobile emerged, she helped establish WCCO’s presence in those spaces. Collodora has a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.
Senior Director, Operations
Joey Martin has been with the company for more than a decade. Since early 2010, he has served in his current role overseeing Ad Operations and Client Solutions teams, and site management platforms. Prior to his current role, he was the Interactive Director at WLEX-TV, in Lexington, Ky., and an Application Support Specialist at the University of Kentucky.
Director of Ad Operations
Karen Godin leads digital ad operations teams and programmatic strategies for Cordillera Digital. She joined the team in January 2012 with four years of digital ad operations experience and nine years of experience in television, including sales, traffic and promotion.
Cordillera Digital Sites Across the United States
One Company, Great Locations
Serving more than 2.5 million households across the United States, Cordillera’s strong ratings foundation, commitment to localism and superior sales and marketing forces make it one of the nation’s strongest medium-to-small market television broadcasting companies.
Our resource site, Informed Owl, is full of all of the details about our digital marketing services. Learn how these work for local businesses, get tips and hear directly from our clients about what strategies and products have worked for them.
Clear Night is a marketing services holding company and a subsidiary of Evening Post Industries. Like its parent company’s reputation in the publishing and broadcasting space, Clear Night’s goal is simple: to be a global leader and innovator in marketing communications. Clear Night owns four marketing services firms, all based in the Twin Cities, Minn.: GdB, GdB Pitch, Ackmann & Dickenson and Modern Climate.
Whether you are looking for your first job or continuing your broadcasting career, Cordillera Communications has a wide range of employment opportunities at its locations across the country.
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