Adam Burnham, age 34, is Vice President, Local Sales, having joined Journal Register Company in December of 2007 as Corporate Advertising Director. Burnham began his career at the Suburban Journals of Greater St. Louis, a group of weekly newspapers, holding a variety of roles during his 9 years there including outside sales, major account sales, automotive sales, regional sales manager and regional advertising director. His responsibilities in revenue generation were expanded over time to not only the Journal newspapers, but the St. Louis Post Dispatch, Local Values and stltoday.com. He then left for Rust Communications, a family-owned newspaper company with 50 publications throughout the Midwest. As advertising director of the flagship property, the Southeast Missourian, Burnham was responsible for all revenue generating departments at the newspaper. In addition to his duties as advertising director, he was also named publisher of the Banner Press of Marble Hill and took a key leadership role on a variety of initiatives throughout the company. Burnham is a graduate of the Journalism School at the University of Missouri, Columbia where he majored in Advertising.