Streaming Media West 2005
The Business & Technology Of Online Video
November 15-17, 2005 - (Preconference Workshops: Monday, November 14)
San Jose McEnery Convention Center • San Jose, CA
Vince Messina
Category Development Officer, Entertainment

Vince Messina serves as entertainment category development officer for Yahoo!, where he was recently promoted from entertainment sales director.  As entertainment category development officer, Messina will develop and lead the go-to-market strategy for media sales in the Theatrical, Home Video, TV and Game industries.  Additional oversight includes Product
Marketing, Research, Market Insights and Client Development.

During Messina’s tenure at Yahoo!, he has substantially grown Yahoo!’s entertainment business and sales by building stronger relationships with the major studios. 

From 1995-2000, Messina was SVP/General Sales Manager for Telepictures Distribution, a division of Warner Bros. Studios.  Under his leadership, the group developed and distributed original and off-network series to the  broadcast syndication market.

Prior, Messina was vice president at Warner Bros. Domestic Television, where he started in 1984.  Additional roles at Warner Bros. included the marketing and sales for all Warner Bros. feature films to the broadcast and cable market. 

Messina got his start in media as an account executive at Katz Communications.  He graduated from Hostra University’s School of Communications with a B.A. in 1983.


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