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Joe Carney joins The Players’ Tribune (TPT) as Senior Vice President of Sales and Brand Partnerships, it was announced today by Jaymee Messler, President of The Players’ Tribune.

In his new role, Carney will oversee sales and brand partnerships, and will work closely with advertising agencies and brands to create multiplatform content and custom advertising experiences. Additionally, Carney will work with the executive team on TPT’s overall business strategy.

Prior to joining The Players’ Tribune, Carney served as Vice President of Sales for Major League Baseball, leading a team that managed sponsorship and media sales across MLB Network, and off-line channels. Before that, Carney spent five years at the National Football League, where he served as Director of Media Sales, playing an influential role in developing the monetization strategy for

“With a proven track record in media sales, great instincts and a comprehensive understanding of the digital marketplace, Joe brings a contemporary vision for how to grow The Players’ Tribune,” says Messler. “Joe will help develop new and inventive ways to capitalize on our premium content across all platforms as we aggressively look to expand our advertising strategy and drive revenue. His mix of experience at the brand, publisher and agency levels is something that we’re really excited to bring to this team. I am confident that in his new role Joe will continue to achieve impressive results.”

“I’m thrilled to join this amazing team of smart, passionate, hardworking people,” says Carney. “The Players’ Tribune has done an incredible job establishing brand affinity and a unique voice in a crowded sports marketplace. With unpreceded access to athletes and a world-class content team, our goal is to develop first-to-market programs for advertising partners that will truly break through. I’m very appreciative of this tremendous opportunity and look forward to helping take this already great organization to new heights.”


Tuesday, May 30, 2017