Veteran digital sales executive has held leadership roles at Tribune, Clear Channel (now iHeartMedia), and other broadcast media companies
Cleveland, Ohio, March 29, 2017 – Futuri Media, a global leader and innovator in media technology, today announced that veteran digital sales and broadcast media executive Kim Johnson has joined the company as National Account Manager.
Johnson has nearly 20 years experience leading digital sales for broadcasters including Tribune, Clear Channel (now iHeartMedia), Entercom, and Citadel. Additionally, she has run sales for CityReach Latino, which operated out of home media in the top 11 Hispanic markets in the US. Most recently, she was co-founder and owner of Solidify Ventures, a SaaS sales representation firm, where she led technology initiatives with brands, agencies, and publishers worldwide.
“Kim is well-known in the industry as a longtime, passionate advocate and thought leader for digital revenue and audience development,” said Futuri Media SVP/Sales Tracy Gilliam. “She has repeatedly demonstrated her commitment to both the teams she worked with, and to innovation focused on real results. She excels at communicating the true value proposition and impact of technology on today’s multi-platform media company.”
“I’ve grown up in this industry respecting and admiring Futuri’s founder, Daniel Anstandig. He shares my ethics and my commitment to driving ratings and revenue for partner stations,” said Johnson. “The moment I met Tracy Gilliam and the Futuri technology team, the picture was completed. I knew I’d found a dynamite team to work with. Futuri is the perfect company, combining unparalleled technical innovation with deep love and respect for traditional media. They are the real deal, and I’m thrilled to join Futuri.”
ABOUT FUTURI MEDIA
Futuri Media is a global leader in audience engagement technology and tools to help broadcasters and publishers drive audience and revenue growth. Launched in 2009 with its award-winning Listener Driven Radio (LDR) audience engagement platform, Futuri Media now holds 11 published or pending patents in 151 countries and has been named to the Inc. 5000 List of America’s fastest-growing private companies for three consecutive years. Recognized as a leading innovator in media, Futuri Media is a trusted partner to the world’s leading broadcasters and prides itself on offering best-in-class support. Futuri Media platforms are in use by programming, content, and sales teams at more than 1,000 TV and radio stations in 20 countries, reaching more than 100 million consumers monthly. For more information, visit http://www.futurimedia.com.