Newsday Media Group announced the appointment today of Valerie Green as publisher of amNewYork. Effectively immediately, she will oversee the newspaper’s daily operations and report to Fred Groser, Newsday Media Group publisher.
“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 Groser. “I am confident that she will be a dynamic leader, lending her extensive experience to best position amNewYork for the future.”
In addition to this role, Green will continue to serve as senior vice president of marketing for Cablevision’s Local Media group, a position she has held since 2010.
Green has held several positions at Cablevision. She was senior vice president of marketing at Fuse. Prior to joining the national music television network, Green spent 11 years at Cablevision, holding down a number of marketing posts, the most recent of which was vice president of multi- cultural and urban marketing.
“I am enthusiastic to lead a wonderful team and a great New York newspaper,” said Green.
Before her arrival at Cablevision, Green served as the general manager of Spin magazine, and was responsible for overseeing all operational aspects of the publication. Earlier, she was head of marketing and publicity for Rolling Stone magazine.
Green, a winner of more than 30 cable and television industry marketing and creative awards, was named one of the most powerful women in cable by CableFAX Magazine in 2009.