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Cornell Brown

Executive at pgLang

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About

Experienced Media Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the online media industry. Skilled in Digital Strategy, Television, Marketing, Video, and Digital Marketing. Strong arts and design professional with a focus on entertainment and news.

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video production
music
entertainment
e-commerce
media
YouTube
social media
digital marketing
millennials
gen z
culture
photography
Work experience

Nov 2020 - Present

pgLang

Executive

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Dec 2019 - Oct 2020

NTWRK

Senior Vice President

Overseeing Content, Marketing & Communications

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Aug 2018 - Nov 2019

Complex Networks

GM of Complex Media, Executive Producer

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Mar 2017 - Aug 2018

Complex Networks

GM of Video, Executive Producer

Aug 2016 - Mar 2017

COMPLEX (dba Complex Media, Inc.)

Director of Video Production & Operations

Jul 2014 - Aug 2016

COMPLEX (dba Complex Media, Inc.)

TV Bureau Chief, Complex NEWS

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS: • Created and implemented: video workflow processes, operational structures and archiving practices. • Scaled Complex NEWS from launch to over 45MM+ views per month. • Currently releasing 15 videos a day, 7 days a week, 8+ on-camera anchors. • Scaled Complex NEWS to a bi-coastal operation. Managed NYC and LA teams (25+ employees) • Served as video production lead on numerous Branded Content campaigns and partnerships. (Nike, Microsoft, Adobe, and more) • Developed SEO best practices for all Complex NEWS products. AWARDS: • 2015 - Winner, Digiday Best Entertainment Destination (Complex TV) • 2015 - Honoree, Webby for News & Politics: Individual Episode (On The Ground In Ferguson) • 2014 - Honoree, Webby for On-Line Video Channel (Complex TV)

Nov 2013 - Jul 2014

Complex Media

Producer, Complex NEWS

Complex NEWS was built with the core belief a young global audience wants a face and a voice presenting relevant news and ideas with personality, without punditry, and in a timely, coherent, and dynamic package. Launching on December 2, 2013, and featuring fast-break dispatches, longform reporting, and interviews with the key figures of today's culture and lifestyle stories, Complex News has so far been proven correct in that belief. As the news channel outpost of Complex TV, cNews currently releases up to 12 segments a day and counting. From New York to Austin to LA and beyond, Complex News covers stories both globally and locally, in categories covering fifteen different culture and lifestyle verticals that range from music, to style, technology, film, TV, food, sports, politics, and beyond. And as for results? Millions of unique, real visitors each month viewing and interacting with our stories, and our interviews (subjects have ranged from Snoop Dogg to Wall Street reporters and back). We're being syndicated by our contemporaries as an authoritative source. And we've developed not just a new platform for Complex, and the stories it tells, but a new brand, as well: At Complex News, we capture the voice of the youth culture conversation—and those actors and participants in it—and all of the stories that drive it.

Jan 2011 - Nov 2013

Blue Flame Marketing

Producer

BLUE FLAME is a full-service marketing and advertising agency that creates strategic cross-cultural branding initiatives to interpret and capitalize on the ever-changing landscape of New America. BLUE FLAME harnesses the branding power and creative might CEO and Founder Sean Combs has amassed over decades of launching iconic brands. BLUE FLAME leads the industry by ushering in cutting edge brand integration techniques across all markets—Digital, Print, Out Of Home, Experiential, Audio, and Television. Our distinctive campaigns maximize our clients’ reach and tap undiscovered business opportunities. Unsurpassed in measurability and accountability, BLUE FLAME is the new standard in Lifestyle Brand Integration. We identify What’s New, What’s Hot and What’s Next

Jan 2004 - Jan 2008

Bad Boy Entertainment

Recording/Mix Engineer

Jan 2003 - Jan 2004

The 40/40 Club

Busser

Cleaned tables, bathrooms, and the bar.

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