Gig BartonExecutive Vice PresidentAdvertising Sales and MarketingGig was former Executive Vice President of Sales at Court TV Network a Time Warner and Liberty Media company.He was a key member of the Senior Management team and opened and staffed sales offices in Chicago, Los Angeles and Detroit creating regional visibility against major revenue categories.
In addition, he
managed Sales Research and Marketing and Commercial Traffic, as well as domestic and foreign Syndication sales. Prior to Court TV, Gig was a New York Sales Manager for NCC, the premier firm to sell national spot advertising into local cable markets.
At Financial News Network, Gig
sold sports, syndication and the cable channel. Gig
helped launch new networks at Dow Jones
including The Wall Street Journal Report.Barton spent four years at NBC creating new technical and financial relations with radio affiliates. Gig is a recognized and respected member of the advertising community: He has judged the Effie awards for 5 years, was a CAB NSAB Chair and an Iris Award Judge.He was also active in recruiting minorities for the CAB and was on the Cable benefit Committee for City Meals on Wheels.