Naples, FL (1/8/19): Beasley Media Group, LLC; a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces Brian Ives has been named to the newly appointed position of managing editor of the company’s Centralized Digital Content team. He began his new position on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.
Ives will be responsible for leading Beasley Media Group’s centralized digital content team and managing a team of editors that will be supplying its owner-operated and social media sites with breaking news and format-specific content in an effort to drive traffic and audience engagement to the 20 million consumers the company reaches on a weekly basis with news about their communities and the artists that they love.
The media veteran most recently served as the Editor-In Chief of Townsquare Media’s Loudwire. Previously, Ives was responsible for overseeing written, video and social media content on CBS’s Radio.com. He also served as the Senior Multi-Media Manager overseeing SiriusXM’s 50+ music websites, worked as a producer at VH1 and wrote for MTV.com.
“Brian’s journalistic background and passionate knowledge about artists and music genres made him perfectly poised to lead our centralized digital content team with the intent to create compelling, multi-platform content,” said Lori Burgess, chief digital content officer at Beasley Media Group. “His background in video, storytelling and interviewing and creating content on multiple platforms will further elevate Beasley’s efforts in the digital space.”