Todd Spangler NY Digital EditorMaven Media, which runs the publishing businesses of Sports Illustrated and TheStreet, has tapped digital-media veteran Rob Barrett as president of media.Barrett reports to Maven CEO Ross Levinsohn.
All of the company’s media brands, including SI and TheStreet, and editorial teams report to Barrett, who will remain based in the New York area.
He started at Maven Media on Feb. 16.In 2019, Authentic Brands Group purchased Sports Illustrated from Meredith for $110 million (after Meredith bought Time Inc.).
ABG then licensed media and publishing rights for the SI brand to Maven. Also in 2019, Maven bought TheStreet for $16.5 million in cash.Sports Illustrated has gone through multiple rounds of layoffs with the.Read more on variety.com