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Cynthia Valentino Named NAPL Director, Marketing Communications & Media Relations

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PARAMUS, N.J., MAY 12, 2005 – Cynthia Valentino has been named Director of Marketing Communications & Media Relations for the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL). In her new role, Valentino, formerly senior editor and Media Relations manager for the Association, will expand NAPL’s media relations activities to more effectively communicate Association news and strategic industry information to the trade and business press. She will also develop a range of information-based “deliverables” for NAPL members and continue to produce editorial content for the NAPL periodicals. “Cindy’s expanded role reflects NAPL’s commitment to finding new and effective ways to communicate our deep resources of strategic information and knowledge to our members and the industry at large,” said Joseph P. Truncale, NAPL president and chief executive officer, in announcing Valentino’s new position. “I’m confident that Cindy will use her extensive experience in all phases of business communications to support that effort. I and everyone at NAPL wish her much success.” Valentino, who joined NAPL in 2001, has more than 20 years of experience in business journalism, marketing communications, and public relations. During her career, she served as account manager with marketing/advertising agency Retail Communications Group, Stamford, Conn., producing marketing collateral and trade advertising for major companies, including Tropicana and Lipton. She also was editorial manager of the Custom Publishing program for New York, N.Y.-based Bill Communications’ food industry trade magazines, and held the position of senior publicist for WABC-TV, ABC-TV’s flagship station in New York City. Valentino holds a BA degree in English from Rutgers University and has done graduate work in English and Journalism at Montclair State University and The New School.