Meet the Premion Leadership
Jim Wilson has spent 20 years at the forefront of Media & Technology that started when he launched the games business at Universal Studios and delivered numerous global hit games. As the CEO of Atari, he led the successful transformation of the company from a retail to digital and online publisher and restructured its French parent company leading to its sale in 2013. As COO of TouchTunes, a digital music company, he delivered new growth ahead of its sale and before he joined TEGNA. As the President of Premion, he launched and leads a new growth division of TEGNA focused on “Over The Top” video and advertising. Earlier in his career, he held senior marketing and general management roles at Universal Studios, Sony Wonder and Disney. He is a graduate of Loyola University and Harvard Business School.
Corporate VP, Business Development
Brian Hunt has spent over 20 years as a leading Executive in the Media Industry. For over 15 years as Senior Vice President at NBC Universal he led the Sales and Marketing distribution effort for NBCUniversal’s portfolio of brands including USA, Syfy, CNBC, MSNBC, Bravo, E, NBC Sports, NBC, Telemundo and others. Under Hunt’s leadership that group grew from $400 million to over $4 Billion in annual revenue.
At Viamedia as Senior Vice President Hunt led the growth in the Business Development and Strategy functions for a private equity owned ad sales rep firm that represented Verizon Fios, CenturyLink, Google Fiber, Frontier and others. Hunt has an MBA from Fontbonne College in St. Louis, MO and Graduated from the prestigious Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Head of Product & Technology
Will Felcon has spent the better part of 15 years as a leading Digital Media & Technology Executive where he ran Operations & Technology Divisions at Fox News Digital, NBC Universal, as well as being a partner in a Social Media Firm, Blabbermouth Social. Most recently, Felcon spent time as an Executive Leader in the Programmatic space leading and building those divisions for Bazaarvoice, Inc. & Spotible Inc. Under his guidance and leadership he has run ad campaigns for such clients such as Nike, Fed-Ex, Coca-Cola, Ford, Polo Ralph Lauren & State Farm. As Head of Operations & Technology for Premion, he has launched and lead the technological surge in the “Over The Top” video ad solutions marketplace. He is a graduate of Villanova University
Annmarie Gatti is a Senior Marketing Executive with over 20 years of experience in managing physical and digital marketing and production for top-tier entertainment corporations. She has exceptional experience spearheading campaigns for high-profile releases and key entertainment franchises, and is expert in crafting strategies designed to establish market presence and increase profitability. As President of Gatti Entertainment Marketing, she has worked with Atari, TouchTunes, and Entertainment One, specializing in integrated marketing campaigns and brand management. As Senior Director of Marketing for Sony BMG Music Entertainment, she led the marketing strategy development and deployment for the Home Entertainment Group.
Mike Richter is a Marketing Manager with over 10 years of experience in sales and marketing. He specializes in broadcast media and digital marketing for top-tier clientele across multiple industries. Mike joined the marketing team at Premion in 2016, a new division of TEGNA, focused on “Over The Top” advertising. Prior to joining Premion, Mike developed and implemented strategic sales campaigns at WCNC in Charlotte. Mike is an expert in developing innovative marketing strategies and creative solutions across multi-platform and integrated packages. Mike is a Business Management graduate of East Carolina University.
Regional Sales Director
Charel MacIntosh is an accomplished Sales Executive with over 20 years of experience in media. She has spent her career managing high-value relationships across top-tier agencies and clients. With a foundation in TV/Cable and Radio, her interest in the union of traditional and digital media fueled her desire to work in this rapidly evolving sector of “Over The Top.” Charel has a proven track record and reputation for selling with consultation and developing tailored campaigns that exceed client expectations. Prior to joining Premion, Charel held management positions at Westwood One, Comcast Spotlight and iHeart Media (formerly Clear Channel), had her own media consulting firm and graphic design company. Charel lives in the heart of NYC and is graduate of University of Central Florida.
Regional Sales Director
Brian spent his early career in the financial services industry before making a career change to the media business at the CBS affiliate in Richmond, VA. That was followed by sales leadership positions for ABC, CBS, and NBC affiliates in Charlottesville and Richmond, VA and Louisville, KY (A TEGNA TV Station). When the launch of Premion was announced, Brian immediately saw the opportunity to be a part of building a new business that was at the heart of the explosive growth in online video advertising, and particularly the growth of “Over The Top” video advertising. Brian is a graduate of the University of Virginia and is based in Dallas, TX with his wife and 2 children.