About Jerry Hill
Jerry Hill is Senior Vice President of Circulation for Gannett Publishing Services (GPS), a division of the multimedia company, Gannett Co., Inc. He is responsible for Circulation for all 81 Gannett US Community Newspapers and USA TODAY.
Hill has had a versatile background in the industry. He has held leadership roles in audience and new business development, finance, circulation, advertising and strategic planning. In his current role, he is responsible for providing direction and on-going development of Gannett’s circulation strategy and operations, which includes consumer sales, digital subscription sales, national distribution and single copy sales, inbound and outbound call centers, customer insight, direct response and retention centers, three direct marketing companies and reporting and revenue analysis.
Additionally, Hill’s team has been tasked with the development of a global audience and reporting capacity that will provide analytics and metrics to tell internal and external clients the incredible reach of Gannett’s brands across multi-platforms; and at the same time provide a repository for advertising sales information.
Hill has held various leadership roles within Gannett – Detroit, the Pacific Group and Corporate Headquarters. Also, he was VP of Circulation at the San Francisco Chronicle and Director of Audience Development and President of Times Media Services for the Times Publishing Company.
Hill has a BS in Accounting from State University of New York at Geneseo, is a graduate of the AEP Executives Program at Northwestern University and a receipiant of the Hearst Eagle Award. He has served on the NAA/ABC Liaison Committee and on the boards of INMA and Ronald McDonald House Charities.
About AAM Panel: Pages to Platforms: Redefining News Media Brands
Newspapers, magazines and B2B publications have created trusted brands and reached their audiences for decades through one medium — print. But digital has changed everything. Panelists will share their experiences redeveloping brands deeply rooted in print to reach new audiences in a multimedia environment. And they’ll share the hurdles along the way — product development, keeping up with technology and how the publisher/buyer relationship has been redefined.