Beasley Media Group LLC (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces Todd Handy has been named to the newly created position of Chief Digital Officer at Beasley Media Group. He will officially begin his new role on Friday, November 1, 2019.
Handy has been at the forefront of the digital media space for more than a decade, having spent 6 years in local media responsible for sales, advertising strategy & products, ad operations & analytics, programmatic sales and native advertising. He has also led publisher development, implementation and customer success for an AdTech video startup, as well as worked with blue-chip digital pureplays in display, audio, video, mobile, performance marketing & retargeting and affiliate sales.
The Utah native most recently held executive positions with several innovative companies, including serving as Vice President of Digital Media & Ad Tech at MarketStar, VP- Publisher Development at Tout and VP- Advertising Strategy & Products at Deseret Digital Media. In addition, he has served on various sales and digital marketing advisory boards as well as the Executive Committee of the Local Media Consortium and the Local Media Association’s Chief Digital Club. Handy currently is a member of the Dream Local Digital Board of Directors.
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to join Beasley Media Group in this role,” said Handy. “I’ve been impressed by the alignment and focus of the executive team and know of Caroline’s commitment to diversifying revenue and growing the company overall. I look forward to bringing my prior experience together with Beasley’s people, culture and properties to develop solutions that will benefit our listeners, advertisers and employees. I can’t wait to get started!”
“We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Todd Handy to our Beasley Media Group family,” said Chief Executive Officer, Caroline Beasley. “Todd’s strategic thinking and clear understanding of our long-term goals, combined with his extensive digital media advertising experience and passion for innovation, made him the perfect choice to help us achieve success well into the future.”