Jonathan D. Sumber was promoted to vice president, digital sales, of Hearst Television in 2013. He joined Hearst in April 2011 as director of digital sales. Before joining Hearst, Sumber was manager of digital accounts and business development at Media Networks, Inc. (MNI), a division of Time Inc., where he was responsible for sales training, sell-through, product/partnership development and operational management of MNI’s Digital Media Group—a unit specializing in locally targeted media for national and regional brands. Previously, he was the digital product supervisor for the newspaper division of Gannett in White Plains, New York, developing, selling and executing digital media plans with the company’s print sales and marketing teams, as well as Gannett digital partners, such as Cars.com, to produce customized, targeted campaigns. Sumber’s career in local media began in Albany, New York, where he sold TV advertising for the local WB affiliate. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Albany.
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