NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Dec 17, 2012) - Digital First Media, which operates MediaNews Group, Journal Register Company and Digital First Ventures, today named Jared Bean Vice President of Multimedia Sales for MediaOnePA.
"Jared has spent his career with MediaOnePA and the York Newspaper Company. He has dedicated himself to serving our clients, working to grow their businesses and he has grown within our Company," said Sara Glines, Publisher of the York Daily Record and President of MediaOnePA, the media sales company associated with the York Daily Record, The York Dispatch, York Sunday News, The Evening Sun of Hanover, Pa., The Lebanon Daily News and The Public Opinion of Chambersburg, Pa.
Mr. Bean, who was born and raised in York, most recently served as Vice President of Digital Sales for MediaOnePA -- a position he has held since January 2011. He previously served as Ad Director for MediaOnePa, working his way up the Company's sales ranks. Mr. Bean began his career as a Sales Assistant in 1997 and was promoted to both Retail Sales and Classified Sales positions before being named Retail Advertising Manager from 2004 to 2008.
In 2008 Mr. Bean was named Regional Targeted Publications Director where he was responsible for launching new publications and audience-focused initiatives across the York market. Mr. Bean was named Director of Interactive, leading both digital sales and digital products before he oversaw the sales team's transition from the York Newspaper Company brand to MediaOnePA brand.
"As someone who has spent his career in the local market, I am excited to have the opportunity to continue to serve our community and to help our local businesses reach new customers. MediaOnePA is well positioned to serve the needs of area businesses and I am excited to be leading the MediaOnePA sales team," said Mr. Bean.
Mr. Bean, a graduate of Penn State University, resides in York with his wife Heather and their two children, Evan and Lindsay.
About Digital First Media
Digital First Media (www.DigitalFirstMedia.com) is headquartered in New York City, and jointly manages MediaNews Group and Journal Register Company. Digital First Media reaches 61.5 million Americans each month through more than 800 multi-platform products across 18 states.
About MediaNews Group, Inc.
MediaNews Group, Inc. (www.medianewsgroup.com) is the nation's second largest newspaper company as measured by circulation, with headquarters in Denver, Colorado. MediaNews Group and its affiliated companies publish 57 daily newspapers and more than 100 non-daily publications in 11 states.
About Journal Register Company
Journal Register Company is a leader in local news and information in 10 states. The Company's more than 350 multi-platform products reach an audience of 21 million people each month. For more information visit the company website at www.JournalRegister.com.
About Digital First Ventures
Digital First Ventures (DFV) is focused on helping media entrepreneurs incubate, accelerate and validate their start-up companies in the news, content, sales and audience development space. As a division of Digital First Media -- which operates more than 800 media products serving 61.5 million customers each month and annual revenues of more than $1.4 billion -- DFV is ideally suited to accelerate value creation for media start-ups.
MediaOnePA (www.mediaonepa.com) is a media placement company in York, Pennsylvania that delivers targeted audiences to businesses through a consultative marketing approach. MediaOnePA publishes York Daily Record, The York Dispatch, York Sunday News, The Evening Sun of Hanover, PA, The Lebanon Daily News and The Public Opinion of Chambersburg, PA, six local news websites, five niche publication websites and SMART & SPACES magazines. Situated in South Central Pennsylvania, MediaOnePA understands the needs of local and regional businesses.