NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TheStreet (NASDAQ: TST) today announced new additions and appointments to the video team under the leadership of Head of Video, Ruben Ramirez. Mark Sugarman has joined as Video Creative Director, Sophie Bearman, and Jeremy Jennings have joined as Associate Producers, and Daniel Lebo has been appointed to a new role as Video Optimization Manager. The team is responsible for producing video across the Company's brands including TheStreet, MainStreet and The Deal.
"As TheStreetTV ramps up video production there's a big focus on creating quality content that's engaging to viewers no matter where they choose to watch, be it mobile, tablets or desktops. Video consumption is shifting at warp speed and we want to be at the forefront of delivering compelling content that people can engage with" said Ramirez. "Our new team brings field experience as well as fresh insight to our ever-growing video program that will allow us to offer this to our audience."
Mark Sugarman has joined The Street as Video Creative Director. Mark was recently the lead graphic designer for MSNBC's Ed Show. He has also worked at Fox Business Network. Prior to that, he was the lead motion graphics artist at Bloomberg TV where he spearheaded the Bloomberg on Demand program. Mark began his career in broadcast media at CNN and CNNfn primetime. He was the lead artist for both Lou Dobbs and the Paula Zahn show. Mark received his BS in business administration at Boston University and his MFA in graphic design and interactive media at the Pratt Institute.
Daniel Lebo has moved to a new role as Video Optimization Manager and was most recently a Video Producer at TheStreet. In his new role, Daniel will be responsible for optimizing video search on various content distribution platforms. Daniel joined The Street in 2011 after graduating from Hofstra University with a BA in film production.
Sophie Bearman has joined The Street as an Associate Producer. Sophie is a 2013 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Harvard University with a degree in video production. Sophie chaired Harvard's newspaper's highly popular blog and oversaw a team of writers, videographers and photographers.
Jeremy Jennings has joined The Street as an Associate Producer. Jeremy is a 2013 graduate of Radford University. Jeremy graduated with a degree in communications. During Jeremy's time at Radford he worked in the School of Communication in their campus broadcast studio.
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About TheStreet TheStreet, Inc. is the leading independent digital financial media company providing business and financial news, investing ideas and analysis to personal and institutional investors worldwide. The Company's portfolio of business and personal finance brands includes: TheStreet, RealMoney, RealMoney Pro, Stockpickr, Action Alerts PLUS, Options Profits, MainStreet and RateWatch. To learn more, visit www.thestreet.com. The Deal, the Company's institutional business, provides intraday coverage of mergers and acquisitions and all other changes in corporate control. To learn more, visit www.thedeal.com.
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