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REVOLT Announces Newest Distribution, Marketing And Programming Executive Hires

James G. Brown, Jr., Angela Bundrant Turner, Kenny Burns, and Angela Northington hired as music network eyes substantial growth in 2014

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Keith Clinkscales, CEO of REVOLT, announced four new executive hires today within the network's distribution, marketing and programming divisions. Eyeing aggressive growth over the next year, REVOLT will rely heavily on these industry veterans as the network expands into additional markets across the country and expands deeper into music programming.

"We welcome a great group of talent and are glad to have them on board," said Keith Clinkscales, CEO of REVOLT, "They are high-value players on a growing team." Andy Schuon, REVOLT's president and co-founder added, "To complement REVOLT's fast growing platforms from television to digital, our new teams in distribution and marketing are essential to building on the momentum that was created since our launch last year."

James G. Brown, Jr. joins as senior vice president of content distribution and marketing, coming to REVOLT from ESPN where he served as senior vice president of content development. Brown will lead the charge with the goal of increasing REVOLT's viewership while overseeing existing distributor relationships. Reporting to Brown, Angela Turner, an accomplished senior-level television executive with expertise in distribution and consumer marketing, will serve as vice president of affiliate marketing where she will lead work closely with distributors to build innovative and best-in-class engagements for consumers. Kenny Burns has joined as vice president of marketing, bringing nearly two decades of entertainment industry experience in music management and event production to shape the brand of REVOLT. With an extensive background in content strategy, acquisitions and development, Angela Northington joins as vice president of content licensing and acquisitions and will focus on introducing REVOLT's audience of young adults to long-format content in addition to overseeing how REVOLT's programming lives outside its platforms.

For more on REVOLT TV, visit http://revolt.tv

JAMES G. BROWN, JR.
Senior Vice President, Content Distribution and Marketing

A 20-year veteran of the cable industry, Brown brings indispensable knowledge and insight to his role at REVOLT, where he has been charged with growing distribution for REVOLT's content. Brown spent the majority of his career working for Disney/ESPN in Affiliate Sales and Marketing, serving as an executive on teams that yielded successful revenue and subscriber growth of all Disney/ESPN Media Networks, in particular ESPN2, ESPN News, ESPN Classic, SoapNet and ESPN Deportes. A graduate of the University of Maryland, James G. Brown, Jr. started his professional career at Bell Atlantic (now Verizon) where he held a variety of leadership roles in engineering, sales and marketing, logistics, strategic planning and information systems.

ANGELA BUNDRANT TURNER
Vice President, Affiliate Marketing

A highly accomplished senior-level television executive, Angela Bundrant Turner's distinguished career includes stints at TNT, FOX, UPN, and Sony Pictures Television. Turner's expertise spans traditional and non-traditional media as well as distribution and consumer marketing in broadcast, syndication, cable and video-on-demand. Turner is skilled in cultivating affiliate relationships and strategic partnerships, including cross-division experience with an extensive history in network and program launches and distribution strategies. A graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School & School of Management, Angela's REVOLT responsibilities include overseeing marketing efforts with affiliates such as Time Warner Cable and Comcast, working to create programs that engage young adults to drive tune-in, and collaborate with distribution sales and affiliates to build the REVOLT brand.

KENNY BURNS
Vice President, Marketing

Combing experience in music management, event production and promotions, Burns is charged with shaping the REVOLT brand into a music powerhouse for young adults. Burns' successful career as a marketer and promoter in the music industry afforded him the opportunity to travel the world and solidify his reputation as a true "Lifestyle Specialist." While attending Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Kenny Burns launched his own promotions company in the mid-90s called 2620 Entertainment, introducing some of hip-hop's biggest acts to the Atlanta market, including Jay-Z and The Notorious B.I.G. He eventually climbed the corporate ladder to serve as Vice President at Mariah Carey's Monarch Music, VP of Roc-A-Fella Records and signed Dream, the second highest debut for a girl group behind the Spice Girls, to Bad Boy Records. During his career, Burns has also conquered the fashion world by becoming the second black designer to grace the racks at Saks Fifth Avenue with Ryan Kenny, became a wildly-popular Atlanta-area radio host and his passion for night life lead him to become National Brand Ambassador for Grey Goose Vodka. From signing acts like Akon and Wale to connecting Corporate America to Pop Culture, Mr. Burns' curatorial lens helps build the brand of REVOLT to live at the intersection of music and culture.

ANGELA NORTHINGTON
Vice President, Content Licensing and Acquisitions

Responsible for introducing music-oriented content to REVOLT's audience of young adults and ensuring REVOLT's original programming lives beyond its platforms, Northington is a seasoned entertainment executive with an extensive background in content strategy, acquisitions and development. Prior to REVOLT, Northington has held previous positions at companies on the cutting edge of specialty content distribution, including Codeblack Entertainment, Simmons Lathan Media Group (production/media company of industry mogul Russell Simmons and TV titan Stan Lathan), and Urban Entertainment (Time Warner). At each post, Angela was responsible for acquiring and building the company's content library, overseeing contract administration & rights management, as well as the distribution of that content through digital rights licensing, broadcast licensing and International sales. Northington is a graduate of the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts.

ABOUT REVOLT MEDIA & TV
REVOLT, www.revolt.tv, is the new #1 name in music. Available on Comcast's Xfinity TV and Time Warner Cable, the multi-genre, multi-platform music network delivers music news in real-time, and the best of the best in music programming. A "social by design" network built to play at the speed of social media, REVOLT is live, direct, and always on - anytime, anywhere, any screen.

Contacts:
Kai D. Wright (REVOLT)
VP/Director of Communications
[email protected]
(212) 500-2235

Anna Miller (42 West)
[email protected]
(646) 467-9054 

SOURCE REVOLT TV

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