Raino joins Advertising and Sales team at Advance-Monticellonian


The staff at the Advance-Monticellonian is happy to announce our newest addition to the Advertising and Sales team, Courtney Raino.

Raino is a Southeast Arkansas native with roots in Hamburg, She has recently embarked on a new life chapter in Monticello, where she is eager to immerse herself in the local community and culture.

She is a graduate of Southern Arkansas University, with a background in Marketing.

Outside of work, Raino cherishes time with her family and her daughter. She enjoys car karaoke sessions, blogging and journaling, and fitness. She also avidly watches Bluey, Marvel, anime, and true crime series.

Raino and her daughter attend New Life Assembly of God Church.

“I look forward to joining the Advance-Monticellonian and experiencing it’s unique culture, atmosphere, and vibe,” Raino said. “I aim to connect with others, positively impact their business needs, and make a meaningful difference in the community. With a genuine passion for creating authentic connections and a strong desire to spread positivity, I can contribute significantly to the Advance’s mission and values. My faith in Jesus Christ is a guiding light in my life. It inspires me to spread His light and love through my interactions and presence in this world, enriching my perspectives and conversations and adding depth to my engagement with colleagues and the community alike.”

“I am overjoyed that Courtney is joining the team at the Advance newspaper,” Publisher Ashley Hogg stated. “She has a skill set that I know will allow her to further help our clients with all their advertising and marketing needs.”