July 12, 2022 — Futuri, the leading provider of AI-driven revenue, audience, and content growth solutions for broadcasters and digital publishers, today announced that David Russell has joined its team as National Account Manager, and Jessica Foster has joined as Director of Partner Support — Sales Intelligence.
David Russell joins Futuri from Cox Media Group Orlando, where he spent 15 years as a Senior Account Manager in its Radio and Digital Group. With a keen understanding of marketing, he also hosted a radio show where he discussed tactics and innovative concepts with marketing leaders throughout Central Florida. At Futuri, Russell will work with broadcasting and digital publishing executives to help them meet and exceed their growth targets using Futuri solutions.
On August 4, Russell will co-host, with Futuri’s Jim Tarantine, the new webinar, Turning a Slump Into a Success: Proactively Preparing for a Recession. Learn more about the webinar and register at futurimedia.com/preparingforarecession.
Jessica Foster joins Futuri from Stephens Media Group, where she was Director of Sales, and she has a long history of sales, marketing, and research roles at companies including Sinclair Broadcast Group and Cox Media Group. A Renaissance woman, she also owns A&R Axe Throwing in her hometown of Tulsa. At Futuri, Foster will ensure that partners of TopLine, the sales intelligence system that delivered $120 million in advertising and sponsorship revenue for its partners in 2021, are well-trained and super-served in all areas to maximize the ROI on their TopLine partnership.