Magazine Editor Named New Director of Anderson Arts Center
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 12:28PM
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April Cameron, editor and publisher of Anderson Magazine, has been chosen as the new executive director of the Anderson Arts Center. Cameron replaces Leslie Lee who took over the position in May of this year.

Lee is leaving for a similar position in Camden. She replaced Kimberly Spears, who left the job after 25 years to lead the Economic Development Division for the City of Anderson. 

She said her new job will not have any impact on the continuation of "Anderson Magazine."

“I have always worked full-time the entire time I managed the magazine anyway, so nothing will change," said Cameron, who officially moves into the new role Sept. 20.  "Busy people get most done."

Cameron, who already served on the Arts Center board, said she is took the position because she wanted to get more involved with arts in Anderson.

"This is a great opportunity and I am excited," Cameron said. 

Among her goals is diversifying fundraising and both keeping people interested in ther arts in Anderson. 

While she has not plans for major changes, she said spreading the word about the center will be a top priority.

Cameron's background in marketing, public relations and journalism should be assests to her new role, according to Emily Holland, president of the executive board of the Arts Center.

Article originally appeared on The Anderson Observer (http://andersonobserver.com/).
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