Sal Petruzzi, a media-industry communications veteran who beforehand supervised many areas of enterprise outreach for the Turner division of the previous Time Warner, haw been named a senior vp of communications at Fox Company, the place he’ll lead communications methods for the corporate’s ad-sales efforts.
Petruzzi will report back to Marianne Gambelli, Fox’s president of advert gross sales, who oversees the corporate’s efforts to achieve advertiser assist for the whole lot from “The Masked Singer” to Sunday-afternoon NFL video games to Fox Information packages similar to “Fox & Pals.”
Petruzzi was most just lately senior vp of home communications at Turner Broadcasting. In that function, he supervised communications efforts on behalf of Turner’s advert gross sales and distribution divisions; the corporate’s leisure, younger adults and children networks; and Turner Sports activities. Along with his 16-year
profession at Turner, Petruzzi beforehand led communications for A&E Community and labored at Dan Klores Communications in varied roles, overseeing communications for a variety of the company’s company, leisure, media and sports activities shoppers.
Petruzzi labored carefully with David Levy, the previous president of Turner who was just lately named a senior adviser at The Raine Group, an investment-banking enterprise that focuses on media, know-how and sports activities.
Fox Corp.’s senior ad-sales workforce is comparatively new to the corporate. Gambelli, who joined in 2017 as the top of advert gross sales for Fox Information Media, took on the bigger firm function in 2018. She is a veteran of NBCUniversal, the place she supervised advert gross sales for the NBC broadcast community and NBC Sports activities. Seth Winter, a former head of NBC Sports activities advert gross sales, joined Fox in early 2019 to supervise Fox Sports activities advert gross sales. And Jeff Collins, a former Turner ad-sales govt who had extra just lately labored for ad-tech agency Viant Expertise, joined as head of Fox Information advert gross sales in 2019.