Upchurch to Direct Media

Jennings has appointed Kristin Upchurch media director. At the Chapel Hill, N.C., shop, Upchurch will oversee the development of media plans, budget management and tracking. Upchurch previously was a senior media buyer and planner at French/West/Vaughan in Raleigh, N.C. In addition, Judith Smith has joined Jennings as traffic and production manager. She will be responsible for the agency’s production log and will process and oversee the distribution of all advertising to the media. Smith arrives from Sinclair/Pepper Advertising in Raleigh, where she was an account executive, media buyer and production manager.