Medialink Alumni Zane Robbins Returns to the Company After Acquisition by The NewsMarket

Jan 13, 2010, 13:37 ET from The NewsMarket

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Medialink, a division of The NewsMarket, today announced the appointment of Mr. Zane Robbins to the position of Vice President of Client Solutions.  Mr. Robbins, a well-known veteran in video communications and public relations, will oversee business development in the Midwestern United States from the company's Chicago bureau.

Mr. Robbins is returning to the company he served for nine years as Midwest bureau chief.  

"The acquisition quickly created a private and nimble company with new global capabilities that I wanted to be a part of," Mr. Robbins said.  "I'm excited to return to a company with the best global distribution technology coupled with the leading video services in the industry," Mr. Robbins said.

"Zane is one of several key appointments we're making as we expand our team to provide  clients with the latest video communications tools and strategies available," Jack Serpa, senior vice president of client solutions for The NewsMarket, said.

Earlier in his career, Zane served as vice president of sales at KEF Media for 10 years and as communications director at Jones & O'Malley, a Los Angeles-based marketing agency, for three years.  He began his career in print journalism in Southern California. 

About The NewsMarket

The NewsMarket is the global leader in digital video distribution services used by more than 25,000 media outlets in 190 countries. Medialink, a division of The NewsMarket, provides award-winning production of video and audio content for the Web, Television and Radio. Together, The NewsMarket and Medialink provide the most comprehensive and proven range of video-based services for corporations, public relations firms and government agencies. Investors in the privately held company include: Softbank, Hearst Interactive Media, Battery Ventures, Apax Partners and High Peaks Ventures. Headquartered in New York, the company has offices in London, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Beijing, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, and San Francisco.

SOURCE The NewsMarket