Outcast Expands Leadership Team With Stephanie Dolgins as Chief Marketing Officer and Cris Barrett, SVP, People New Talent Supports Outcast's Record Growth - Dolgins Leads Programming and Marketing and Barrett Leads People and Talent Acquisition
SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Outcast, a digital media company reaching active on-the-go consumers with the largest and fastest growing television network at the pump and the largest private health club television network, announced today the addition of two new members of the senior leadership team: Stephanie Dolgins as Chief Marketing Officer and Cris Barrett as Senior Vice President, People. The growth of the leadership team highlights the rapid increase in hiring at Outcast, as well as the company's record growth, new programming initiatives, product innovations and talent strategy.
STEPHANIE DOLGINS: CMO
Dolgins brings extensive media experience to the network and oversees marketing and programming to deliver engaging content to Outcast's active, on-the-go viewers. Throughout her career, Dolgins has worked at the intersection of new technology, content and marketing in leading roles at top media companies. In her new role Dolgins will continue to expand Outcast programming to deliver engaging content to meet the ever-changing needs of advertisers and consumers.
In her previous post she was the head of marketing for Jetsetter (a Gilt Group Company) where she was responsible for consumer marketing, public relations, business development and strategic partnerships. Prior to Jetsetter, Dolgins was a Senior Vice Present/General Manager at AOL where she oversaw the Women's and Lifestyle Programming. Additionally, Dolgins held marketing roles at Walt Disney Internet Group, iVillage and Rolling Stone.
"Stephanie has grown and cultivated some of America's top media brands and we are thrilled to have her on board as we continue to grow our television network, collaborate with our advertisers and partners and introduce exciting innovations at Outcast," said Nathan Gill, Chief Revenue Officer for Outcast. "Her expertise in programming, marketing and creative content development will be an enormous asset as we continue to enhance our offerings for our advertisers and our active viewers at the pump and at the gym."
CRIS BARRETT: SVP, PEOPLE
Barrett joins Outcast as the Senior Vice President, People, where he is responsible for driving Outcast's growth and success through the attraction and cultivation of the best talent in the media industry. Most recently, Barrett was the head of human resources at Clearwell Systems where he was responsible for designing and building culture and people programs leading to Clearwell's acquisition by Symantec Corporation. Previously, Barrett held senior human resources, internal communications and talent acquisition leadership positions at Yahoo!, Johnson & Johnson and Silicon Graphics.
"Cris is passionate about building great organizations and he brings his vast knowledge and experience to help us build and empower our team at Outcast," said Matthew Stoudt, CEO of Outcast. "Our success as a company is 100% driven by the quality of the people on our team, and with our strong growth, we need a leader like Cris to spearhead our ongoing journey to recruit and cultivate the best team in media, making Outcast the hotspot for talented and creative people who want to learn, grow, make a difference and have fun along the way."
Outcast is currently seeking new talent in Los Angeles and New York, visit www.Outcast.net for career opportunities or to learn more about Outcast.
ABOUT OUTCAST MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.
Outcast is a premiere digital media company reaching active, affluent, on-the-go consumers. The company consists of the two channels, Outcast Fuel Network and Outcast Fitness Network. Advertisers reach a Nielsen measured combined audience of more than 68 million active consumers each month at health clubs and gas stations in 130 DMAs. The company is privately held and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, with offices in New York City, Detroit and Chicago. For more information, please visit www.Outcast.net.