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Nitro Circus bolsters media distribution team

Greg Jacobs joins San Clemente, Calif.-based Nitro Circus as its new global head of media distribution. In the newly created position, he’ll be responsible for worldwide distribution and monetization for the company’s ...
January 26, 2017

Greg Jacobs joins San Clemente, Calif.-based Nitro Circus as its new global head of media distribution.

In the newly created position, he’ll be responsible for worldwide distribution and monetization for the company’s media portfolio, which includes theatrical releases, TV specials, original series and digital content in the action sports genre based on the original TV series Nitro Circus.

The new appointment marks the company’s goals to ramp up its global distribution of its content library and original programming slate.

Jacobs joins the 30-person in-house media production team, where he will also work to develop new creative show concepts with the intent of pitching them to broadcasters globally.

Prior to joining Nitro, he was the CEO of Street League Skateboarding, a content platform for skateboarders. He also served as a strategic media and business/monetization advisor for Marriott Hotels, was the SVP of monetization at Red Bull Media House, director of business development for NASCAR media group (where he also earned an Emmy). He also founded Magellan Media, which was later sold to Post Modern Creative.

 

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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