Advertising Sales

NBC Expects Another Billion-Dollar Olympics in Terms of Ad Sales

It might not be the Powerball jackpot, but NBC has been raking in the money for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Seven months before the opening ceremony, NBC Sports' ad sales chief Seth Winter said the network is ahead of where it was at this time four years ago before the London games. But it wasn't always looking that way.

ESPN Lays Off More Than 100 Employees

ESPN on Tuesday began making a significant reduction of its work force, laying off more than 100 employees at its Bristol, Conn., headquarters and in at least one regional technology center.

AP Hires Mashable Exec to Build Digital Ad Strategy

The Associated Press hired former Mashable ad sales exec Ken Detlet to be its first vp of digital advertising strategy and sales as the news organization tries to augment its news-licensing business with ad-supported products.

NBCU Ad Sales Picture Crystallizes

Nearly two months after Linda Yaccarino became the head of advertising sales at NBCUniversal’s broadcast and cable networks units, the org chart is coming into focus.

NBC Vet Gambelli Steps Down

Veteran NBC sales executive Marianne Gambelli announced this afternoon that she is leaving the company, effective immediately.