ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2012 – SpotGenie Partners, LLC, a leading provider of digital media services to the advertising, entertainment and broadcast industries, has promoted Annie Pastina to Senior Vice President Service and Operations; it was announced today by SpotGenie President/CEO Wayne Dykes.
Annie Pastina, who joined SpotGenie a year ago as VP Service and Operations, is responsible for running the firm’s Service and Operations teams. She works with all departments to improve efficiencies and streamline processes and interfaces with the SpotGenie sales staff to secure new business opportunities. She will continue to work closely with, and report directly to, Dykes.
Before joining SpotGenie, Pastina enjoyed twenty-three years of consistent professional growth in media, marketing, production and sales. Her exceptional client relations and communications skills, her multimedia marketing knowledge, and ability to adapt and succeed in new endeavors saw her excel in key positions at a variety of West coast-based digital spot distribution firms.
For five years she was Manager at Javelin Network Operations (Los Angeles, CA), the digital ads distribution division start-up at GDMX/Warner Bros., part of the Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies; At DG Systems, Inc. (North Hollywood, CA), she served as Associate Vice President Operations Western Region for a year and a half; and at Vyvx/Cycle Sat (Burbank, CA), she was Operations Manager, and earlier Client Services Supervisor/Western Region, for more than 13 years.
Before embarking on a career in the digital media services industry, Pastina held positions as a publicist, producer and video editor working directly with a number of Los Angeles-based celebrities and entertainment firms.
In making this announcement Wayne Dykes stated, “Annie is the most knowledgeable individual in the area of spot distribution I have ever met. Her experience goes all the way back to the very beginnings of the electronic spot distribution business. She is a consummate professional and we are very fortunate to have her running our operations.”
On her association with SpotGenie Pastina added, “In all my years in this industry I have never worked at a company that was as innovative and as client driven, both on the station and client level, as SpotGenie. That innovation, the company’s proprietary technology, and its time and money saving processes have helped build a distribution network second to none.”
Annie Pastina is a graduate of both the Northeast Broadcasting School (Boston, MA) and the Radio Engineering Institute (Sarasota, FL). She is single and currently makes her home in Hermosa Beach, CA.
About SpotGenie Partners, LLC:
Founded in Atlanta, GA in 2002, SpotGenie Partners, LLC, a privately-held technology and service company, has revolutionized the digital distribution of high-quality HD television and radio spots, trafficking, tracking, asset management and other postproduction services. SpotGenie’s proprietary technology digitally delivers TV and radio commercials across the country at an approximately 80% reduction in cost over older technologies, making it affordable for everyone. With SpotGenie advertisers and ad agencies manage and monitor every aspect of their broadcast spot distribution using just an Internet browser. In addition to trafficking, tracking and delivering spots, SpotGenie helps clients prepare their spots for air with services that include closed captioning, tagging, slating and video transcoding.
SpotGenie is headquartered at 345 Peachtree Hills Ave, Suite 400, Atlanta GA 30305. For further information about SpotGenie contact Wayne Dykes, President/CEO, at 888 202-1631 or firstname.lastname@example.org.