Newsday Media Group has announced two promotions and a new hire.

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Michelle Krach has been promoted to manager of ad support operations in Melville. The Deer Park resident was an ad traffic/order entry supervisor.

Michelle Nielsen has been promoted to production manager of the shopper products in Melville. The Central Islip resident was previously a prepress supervisor.

James Palma has joined amNewYork as director of advertising in Manhattan. The Merrick resident previously served as regional sales director at New York Daily News in Manhattan.

Patrick Mannion has been promoted to vice president/brand director electronics group at UBM Tech in Manhasset. The Commack resident was brand director of EDN, Test & Measurement World, and UBM Tech is a global business that delivers business information, events, media, training, and marketing and data services to the technology industry.