Three people have joined the advertising department of the Newspaper Agency Corp., the company that handles the circulation, advertising and distribution of the Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune.

Timothy Rodriguez is the new retail advertising manager and will manage retail sales personnel, the company's major accounts division, retail telemarketing sales and retail preprints operation. A 1978 graduate of Brigham Young University, Rodriguez previously was retail advertising manager for the San Bernardino County Sun.Mary Cardon is the new telephone sales manager and will direct all classified telephone sales operations, legal advertising and classified display sales. She comes to the NAC from the San Diego Union and Tribune.

Kathy Sater is the real estate sales coordinator in the classified display sales department. She was publisher of the Apartment Journal, a monthly publication in Salt Lake City.