NEW YORK, NY, January 15, 2008 – AMC announced today that Bob Bel Bruno has been named Vice President of advertising sales for the network. Bel Bruno was formerly National Sales Manager at the TV Guide Network. In his new role, he will oversee ad sales for the New York region, developing and executing marketing strategies to maximize the brand across all platforms and audiences. He reports to Bill Rosolie, Executive Vice President of National Ad Sales for AMC.
"We are thrilled to have Bob join our team at this particular time in AMC's history," said Rosolie. "His wide-ranging experience is ideally suited to the ever-changing multi-platform universe, particularly with the exciting momentum of AMC's new originals. We look forward to working closely with Bob to maximize the network's already successful ad campaigns and are confident that he will continue AMC's commitment to strategic planning in the ad sales marketplace."
Prior to AMC, Bel Bruno was National Sales Manager for the TV Guide Network, where he oversaw all of the network's ad strategies, including VOD and interactive platform sales. He began his career as an Account Executive at the Weather Channel in New York City and following his position there, he worked as an Account Executive at the USA Network in their advertising sales department.
Bel Bruno has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland and resides in New Canaan, Connecticut with his wife and two daughters.
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Rainbow Media Holdings LLC is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC). Rainbow Media is a leading producer of targeted, multi-platform content for global distribution, creating and managing some of the world's most compelling and dynamic entertainment brands, including AMC, IFC, WE tv, and VOOM HD Networks. Through its IFC Entertainment division, Rainbow Media also owns and manages the following: IFC Films, a theatrical feature film distribution company; IFC First Take/IFC in Theaters, a day and date theatrical feature film/VOD initiative; the IFC Center in New York City; IFC Productions, a feature film production company; and IFC Entertainment, which owns and operates a film library. Rainbow Media also operates Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation, its advertising sales company, and Rainbow Network Communications, its full service network programming origination and distribution company.