Salon.com (Nasdaq: SALN) (http://www.salon.com), one of the Internet's premier media companies, announced today that Steve Reed has been hired as Senior Vice President of Media Sales. Reed, a ten-year veteran of the radio industry, was most recently an executive at AM/FM, Inc., serving as General Sales Manager of KKSF & CNET Radio. Reed was responsible for record revenue increases in each of his management positions at both AM/FM, Inc. and Intercom, Inc., where he served as General Sales Manager KFXX in Portland, Oregon.
Says Michael O'Donnell, President and CEO of Salon.com, "We are excited to have Steve join our executive team as Senior Vice President of Media Sales. He is a charismatic, seasoned leader who has demonstrated a proven ability to build revenues quickly."
Adds Reed, "I am thrilled to take over the helm of sales at Salon.com. This company has one of the strongest brand names on the Internet, and I relish the opportunity to grow Salon.com's revenues to the next level." Reed will begin at Salon.com on June 14th.