Newsday Media Group (NMG) announced that Brian Garnock will be joining the company as senior vice president, revenue management and strategy effective October 13, 2015.
Mr. Garnock will be leading all of NMG’s advertising sales efforts encompassing digital and print for national, retail and local categories. This includes Newsday Connect which delivers digital marketing services to small and medium sized businesses. Mr. Garnock, a former senior ad sales executive with Hearst, Salesforce.com and The New York Times, will report to NMG Publisher Gordon McLeod.
“Newsday Media Group has become an industry-leading innovator with multi-platform, solution-based marketing products and services. I’m excited and proud to join this outstanding organization. I can’t wait to start leading the sales team for these highly-respected and powerful media brands, Newsday and amNewYork,” said Mr. Garnock.
Mr. McLeod commented, “Brian’s energy, creativity and customer-focus are the ideal fit for Newsday Media Group. He knows our market well, and brings strong sales leadership and a depth of media experience critical for today and tomorrow’s dynamic environment.”
Mr. Garnock has an impressive and diverse 18-year media career. Most recently, he served as Executive Director of Hearst Digital Media, overseeing digital sales for their well-known magazine brands, including Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Town & Country and Elle. Prior to Hearst, he held senior sales leadership positions with Salesforce.com and Buddy Media. From 1997 to 2010, Mr. Garnock served in various positions with The New York Times Media Group, starting as an account manager and ultimately becoming vice president of advertising, with responsibilities across a wide range of advertising strategy, operations and initiatives.
He is a native Long Islander and lives with his family in Melville, New York.
Newsday Media Group
Newsday Media Group (NMG) is one of the nation’s most dynamic media organizations, serving Long Island and New York City through its portfolio of mobile and digital products, print publications and live events. With 19 Pulitzer Prizes and other esteemed awards for outstanding journalism, Newsday is read by six out of 10 Long Island adults each week. NMG properties include the award-winning Newsday.com; amNewYork, New York City’s most widely circulated free daily paper along with its mobile app and amNY.com; Newsday Connect, the digital solutions company serving Long Island business owners; and Newsday Local Publishing, one of the Northeast’s largest groups of weekly shopper publications. Newsday Media Group is owned by Cablevision Systems Corporation.
CONTACT: Kim Como, NMG Communications Manager 631.843.2606