The Los Angeles Times Media Group announced a series of executive changes to accelerate efforts to boost advertising and other revenue from digital and emerging media.
Andrea Nunn takes on the new position of vice president of media and business development, assuming sales responsibility for broadcasting and publishing. She joined the Times from HBO, where she was vice president of domestic network distribution.
Jennifer Collins, formerly general manager of Variety.com, has been named vice president of digital revenue products. Collins will be focused on developing new products and partnerships to bolster revenue. She will also oversee the publishing of special sections.
David Burns was promoted to vice president of promotional revenue, sports and events. He was most recently The Times' managing regional sales director for the Westside, where he worked to build sponsorship and product placement revenue in the wine, spirits and beer categories.
Mike Kechichian was promoted to vice president of advertiser marketing. He was previously director of marketing, planning and development for Los Angeles Times Media Group, a job he has had since 2006.
"The competitive landscape is evolving faster every day, and our ability to remain at the forefront demands ongoing change," John O'Loughlin, Times chief revenue officer and executive vice president of advertising sales, said in announcing the new vice presidents.