September 27, 2016
Out of Home
Out-of-home advertising company AllOver Media has named Jeff Griffing chief executive officer, taking over for founder Tony Jacobson, who will become chief innovation officer. Griffing was most recently executive vice president at Taylor Corp.
Pat Lafferty, chief executive officer at BBH North America, is leaving the agency, as is BBH New York chief creative officer Ari Weiss. Both are leaving to pursue separate opportunities. A search for a new CEO is underway, while creative chairman John Patroulis will take over Weiss’ CCO duties.
Allied Integrated Marketing has promoted Kymn Goldstein to chief operating officer, up from executive vice president. Goldstein has been with Allied since 2004, and before that she was at News America Marketing.
Bryan Sweeney has joined Zimmerman Advertising, becoming executive vice president of integrated content production. Sweeney was previously in charge of integrated production at Hill Holliday in Boston.
Zambezi has promoted two, elevating Ben George and Nick Rodgers to creative directors. Both George and Rodgers were previously associate creative directors.
Fox Networks Group has named David Levy executive vice president of non-linear revenue, reporting to president of advanced advertising products Joe Marchese. Levy was previously chief operating officer and co-founder at true[X], which 21st Century Fox acquired last year.
Cox Media Group has made two promotions, naming Tim Burke multi-market vice president of content and Eric Myers multi-market vice president of sales. Burke is also publisher of the Palm Beach Post and Palm Beach Daily News, while Myers is vice president of ad sales for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Active Interest Media has promoted Sharon Houghton, naming her group publisher for Backpacker and Climbing magazines. Houghton joined AIM in 2010 as Rocky Mountain sales manager for its outdoor group.
InStyle magazine has named Ruthie Friedlander site director, in charge of InStyle.com beginning on Oct. 25. Friedlander had been creative team lead at The Wall Group.
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This week’s broadcast ratings
- Michael Lieberman becomes CSO at Kinetic Worldwide
- Ryan Haskins becomes director of media at Figliulo&Partners
- Deborah Furey becomes SVP of strategy at Wunderman Health
- Martin McDonald becomes VP of strategic sales at V Digital Services
- Bob Johns becomes chief revenue officer at Big Outdoor
- Chris Brooks rises to EVP of distribution at CW
- Salil Mehta becomes president at FoxNext
- David Perpich becomes president and GM at The Wirecutter
- Jessica Sebor and Aaron Hersh rise at Competitor Group
- Jeff Hackett joins and Mike Owen rises at AdColony
- James Frain joins CBS All Access' 'Star Trek: Discovery'
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This week’s top-rated movies, songs and books
This month’s digital traffic data: November 2016
This week’s daypart ratings
Opening for a media planner at a top OOH agency
Orlando agency looking for a media planner/buyer
Freelance media planner/buyer available
Junior media planner/buyer position in Minneapolis-St. Paul
Media sales coordinator opening in New York