John Jackson Named General Manager, OregonLive.com
Advance Internet, Inc. announces general manager for OregonLive.com.
Jersey City, NJ, January 28, 2010 -- John Jackson has been named General Manager for OregonLive.com. Jackson previously held the position of Vice President, Digital Solutions for The Detroit Media Partnership.
The appointment, which is effective immediately, was announced by Peter D. Weinberger, president of Advance Internet. "John is a proven sales professional whose skills and enthusiasm will drive OregonLive.com to new levels of success," Weinberger said.
"I look forward to strengthening the partnership between our community of readers and advertisers as the general manager of OregonLive.com," Jackson said. "I am completely impressed with the leadership, digital strategy and success of Advance Internet and look forward to leading a winning team at OregonLive.com."
Jackson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from The Ohio State University and later served in the United States Marine Corps. Jackson previously held positions at The Augusta Chronicle, the Small Business Administration, Coca-Cola and Catapult.
OregonLive.com, a subsidiary of Advance Internet, Inc., is the leading local Web site for news and information throughout Oregon featuring the latest Oregon and Portland's news, business, sports, travel, weather, traffic, shopping and entertainment information. In addition, OregonLive.com has a comprehensive business listings directory, as well as local classified listings for jobs, homes, apartment rentals and autos.
Advance Internet, Inc. (advanceinternet.com), based in Jersey City, NJ, is a leading creator of highly interactive, online community-based news and information Web sites created in alliance with over 25 newspapers affiliated with Advance Publications Inc. Advance Internet's Web sites are the number one local news and information online destinations for the markets they serve. The Web sites include al.com, cleveland.com, MLive.com, NJ.com, NOLA.com, OregonLive.com, SILive.com, syracuse.com, MassLive.com, PennLive.com, and lehighvalleylive.com.