IBT Media Expands Video Team With New Executive Producer
New York, NY, March 21, 2016 (Newswire.com) - IBT Media, a global news organization, today announced that award-winning TV and digital video producer Barclay Palmer has joined as Executive Producer for Video. Palmer will be based out of IBT Media’s New York City headquarters and will report to Vice President for Video Production and Strategy, Eric Gonon.
Palmer will work closely with Gonon to implement IBT Media’s global video strategy, develop video syndication and manage video staff. He will also work with editorial teams across the company’s brands including Newsweek and International Business Times to produce engaging video that supports the editorial content.
“Barclay is an enthusiastic partner who will intensely focus on the day-to-day management of increasing video output, while also planning long-term feature videos, sponsorship opportunities and story development,” said Gonon. “He’s hands-on and has incredible digital and social media savvy.”"Video is an important area of growth for the company, and Barclay joining the team will undoubtedly support our creation of a global content chain of video production leveraging our additional resources in the UK, Asia as well as the Middle East."
Before joining IBT Media, Palmer worked at CBS News Digital as Director of Video Production where he played a senior role in the creation and management of CBSN and developed video series targeting mobile audiences. He has also held positions at Bloomberg Television, Thomson Reuters and CNN and has won an Edward R. Murrow Award, an Emmy, a Peabody, a DuPont, and several National Headliner and Society of Professional Journalist Awards, in addition to nominations for Webby, Emmy and Gerald Loeb awards.
“Video is an important area of growth for the company, and Barclay joining the team will undoubtedly support our creation of a global content chain of video production leveraging our additional resources in the UK, Asia as well as the Middle East,” added Johnathan Davis, Co-Founder and Chief Content Officer for IBT Media.
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IBT Media is a global news organization, delivering news and insight to over 90 million monthly readers around the world. With innovations across its newsrooms and platforms, IBT Media engages a new generation of readers with content that speaks to their interests, analysis that serve their businesses and insight to make sense of a globally connected world. Properties include International Business Times, Newsweek, Medical Daily, Latin Times, iDigitalTimes and Fashion Times. For more information, visit: corp.ibt.com.