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Media Sales Veteran Jonathan Keller Promoted to SVP Sales for Light Reading and Heavy Reading

Responsible for the Profitable Growth of the Light Reading and Heavy Reading Portfolios

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The market-leading online community for the global communications sector, Light Reading (www.lightreading.com) today announced that media sales veteran Jonathan Keller has been promoted from Senior Director of Global Sales to Senior Vice President of Sales for Light Reading and Heavy Reading. Keller is based in San Francisco and will continue to report to Stephen Saunders, Light Reading's founder and CEO.

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In this new position, Keller will be responsible for the profitable growth of both Light Reading and Heavy Reading. He is also responsible for the sales teams behind both media portfolios.

Keller is a veteran sales professional with a distinguished track record in outside sales and sales management and with an award-winning work ethic. He has been with Light Reading for six years and was most recently Senior Director of Global Sales, responsible for managing the online sales team in addition to many of Light Reading's largest clients. Earlier in his career he was the Advertising Manager for the Boulder County Business Report, Album Review Editor for Marquee Magazine, and a traveling folk musician who survived on tips, cold pizza, and Jägermeister.

"Jonathan combines a deep understanding of our customers' needs with a proven record of success in developing high-end integrated media programs and the ability to lead and inspire our award-winning sales team," said Saunders. "He is an exceptional talent and I am very pleased to recognize him for his professionalism and leadership."

Keller can be reached via email at keller@lightreading.com or 415.947.6227.

Light Reading also announced that Lauren Burke has been promoted from to East Coast sales representative to Account Manager, East Region. Burke is based in New York City and can be reached at burke@lightreading.com or 646.386.6096. 

About Light Reading
Light Reading (www.lightreading.com) combines its research-led online communities and targeted events portfolio to help those in the global communications industry make informed decisions. Lightreading.com is the ultimate source for telecom analysis for more than 350,000 subscribers each month, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and reputation. Light Reading produces targeted communications events and focused one-day conferences each year for cable, mobile, and wireline executives across five continents.

Media Contact:
Meryl Franzman
Beyond Words Communications Inc.
617 739 1769
franzman@beyondwords.com

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