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Group Nine Media Hires Terry City to Lead West Coast Sales

Former Ad Sales Exec From Buzzfeed & HuffPost To Expand Leading Digital Media Company's West Coast Sales Team
Company Release
March 5, 2018

NEW YORK, NY (March 5, 2018) – Group Nine Media today named Terry City as West Coast Vice President of Sales. City is an accomplished sales leader who brings over 20 years of experience in the media, entertainment and advertising industries to the role. He will be responsible for advertising, revenue and brand partnerships for Group Nine across the West Coast region.

“Group Nine’s data-driven, customized approach to brand partnerships has given us real momentum on the West Coast and Terry’s unique skill set will be a tremendous asset as we lean into key sectors including entertainment, auto and tech,” said Todd Anderman, Chief Revenue Officer. “We are thrilled to welcome him to the Group Nine family and look forward to growing our team under his leadership.”

“I’ve been in the digital media space for many years and believe that Group Nine is in a really unique position in the marketplace. The company has a diverse portfolio of category-leading brands reaching hyper-engaged audiences -- and advertisers are seeing real ROI and value from partnering with Group Nine,” said City. “I’m looking forward to joining this amazing team to help further Group Nine’s awareness and product offerings to existing and future West Coast clients.”

Terry is a seasoned veteran with over 20 years of experience in the media, entertainment and advertising industries. Most recently, City served as the SVP of Brand Partnerships for digital media company Dose. Prior to joining Dose, he was VP, West Coast Sales and Strategy for Buzzfeed where he managed the digital media company’s sales and strategy for the West Coast region including teams in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle. Before that, City was the Executive Director of Sales and Strategy at HuffPost where he oversaw the company’s sales team and planning in the Southern California region. Early in his career, Terry held leadership positions at Anheuser Busch, Variety and The Hollywood Reporter. City will be based in the company’s Los Angeles office and will report to Chief Revenue Officer Todd Anderman.

Terry City’s Headshot Here

About Group Nine Media:
Group Nine Media is one of the world's largest digital-first media companies and the #1 publisher on Facebook Watch, boasting over 5 billion monthly video views [source: Crowd platform specific analytics modules] and reaching 81% of U.S. adults in their 20s [source: Nielsen]. With over 120 million social engagements each month [source: ListenFirst Media], Group Nine's brands are built for consumption on the platforms where young people spend the majority of their time. Group Nine is home to NowThis (the no. 1 most watched social news brand in the world), The Dodo (the no. 1 animal brand on social), Thrillist (the most trusted digital brand in food, drink, travel & entertainment) and Seeker (the digital leader in science and curiosity). Group Nine recently acquired Emmy-nominated, Cannes Lion and Sundance Film Festival award-winning production studio, JASH.

CONTACT:

April Mellody

Group Nine Media

(646) 218-9312

Devon Giddon

Group Nine Media

(646) 218-9312

Pierce White

(646) 218-9312

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