Joe Leong is the new marketing coordinator for the Department of Tourism – New Mexico Magazine.  He will be responsible for all the marketing functions for the magazine which will include special promotions and events for both readers and advertisers.

Leong has worked in the media industry for 34 years in various management capacities including advertising sales, consumer sales, marketing, finance, packaging and distribution in Texas, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Hawaii, Missouri, and New Mexico.

Most recently, Leong was the director of advertising sales for Gannett Company Inc.’s Missouri/Kansas/Oklahoma group.

A New Mexico native, “I am thrilled to be back home in the wonderful state of New Mexico. I look forward to meeting with members of the community to build new partnerships and understand how we can better serve our audiences,” Leong said in a statement.