Austin & Williams, an advertising and marketing agency in Hauppauge, has announced two new hires.

Elaina Beato has joined as account supervisor. The Massapequa resident previously worked as marketing manager, trade segment, for Super Enterprises, a distributor of Marvin Windows and Doors in Melville.

Elizabeth Pontillo has joined as copy editor. The Oyster Bay resident previously served as a copywriter and proofreader for Facts on File, a publisher of print, eBooks, and online reference materials for the school and library market in Manhattan.


The PRFreelancer, in Babylon, announced a new hire and a promotion.

Christina M. Barnett, of Freeport, has been promoted to publicist. She previously served as associate publicist.

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Marissa A. Passatempo, of Levittown, has joined as an associate publicist.

Both employees are recent graduates of Farmingdale State College.

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