Fifteen-year Cablevision veteran Valerie Green has been named amNewYork publisher. (She’ll continue to serve as senior vice president of marketing for Cablevision’s Local Media group.) Green’s resume includes marketing jobs at Fuse music television network, Spin and Rolling Stone.
The press release is after the jump.
VALERIE GREEN NAMED PUBLISHER OF AMNEWYORK
MELVILLE, N.Y., May 8, 2012 – Newsday Media Group today announced the appointment of Valerie Green as publisher of amNewYork. Effective immediately, Ms. Green will oversee the day-to-day operations of the daily newspaper and will report to Fred Groser, Newsday Media Group Publisher.
In her new role, Ms. Green will be overseeing marketing, sales, distribution and operations, and leading the continued growth of amNewYork’s readership and revenue.
“As a 15-year Cablevision veteran, Ms. Green has a proven track record for building and positioning brands and providing strong creative direction across various business units, including Newsday and amNewYork,” said Mr. Groser. “I am confident that she will be a dynamic leader, lending her extensive experience to best position amNewYork for the future.”
“I am enthusiastic to lead a wonderful team and a great New York newspaper,” said Ms. Green.
In addition to this role, Ms. Green will continue to serve as senior vice president of marketing for Cablevision’s Local Media group, a position she has held since 2010.
Previously, Ms. Green served as senior vice president of marketing for Fuse, the national music television network, which is a part of the Madison Square Garden Company. While at Fuse, Ms. Green was responsible for overseeing the Fuse brand and firmly establishing the network as an integral piece of Madison Square Garden Entertainment. Before joining Fuse, Ms. Green spent 11 years at Cablevision where she held a number of marketing positions, the most recent of which was vice president of multi- cultural and urban marketing. Prior to that, she led the product strategy and brand positioning team for Optimum Online, Cablevision’s high-speed data service. Ms. Green joined Cablevision in 1996 working for the company’s former programming subsidiary, AMC Networks (previously known as Rainbow Media). While there, she served as vice president of marketing and network brand development for a new network, Romance Classics. After playing an integral role in helping to launch the network, in 2000, Ms. Green worked closely with the programming team to rebrand, reposition and redesign the network that today is known as WE tv.
Prior to joining Cablevision, Ms. Green served as the general manager of Spin magazine and was responsible for overseeing all operational aspects of the publication, including advertising, circulation, finance, administration, editorial and production. Before this, she served as head of marketing and publicity for Rolling Stone magazine, where she worked on the Rolling Stone Perception / Reality Campaign, developed to increase visibility of the popular magazine.
Ms. Green has won more than 30 cable and television industry marketing and creative awards. In 2009, she was named one of the most powerful women in cable by CableFAX Magazine.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook and her Masters in English literature from the University of Virginia.