Joe Dugan is senior vice president of portfolio sales for Turner Ad Sales. A veteran Turner sales executive, he is based in New York and reports to Katrina Cukaj, executive vice president of portfolio sales and client partnerships for Turner Ad Sales.
Dugan leads a team of sales professionals who work closely with colleagues across CNN and CNN Digital, as well as sports and entertainment sales divisions, to develop integrated marketing opportunities and custom solutions for clients across CNN and the breadth of the Turner portfolio. Previously, Dugan was vice president/sales manager for CNN wherein he managed one of three sales teams responsible for generating ad revenue for CNN, HLN, CNN Airport Network and CNN.com. Prior to joining CNN, Dugan was the manager of research, marketing and promotions at Madison Square Garden (MSG) Network. He joined MSG in 1992 from Worldvision, where he had been an account executive in syndication sales. Dugan began his career in 1989 at Seltel as research manager.
Dugan is an active member of several committees within the Online Publishers Association (OPA), and has previously served on the International Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) steering committee and on their video committee. Dugan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in communication at Villanova University, and has held a seat on the University’s Presidents Council since 2009. He went on to achieve a master of fine arts degree in communications at Emerson College. Joe and his wife, Barbara, reside in New Jersey with their four children.
Turner Ad Sales monetizes the company's portfolio of leading entertainment, kids, news and sports properties through advertising and brand activations. Attracting a wide-scale audience of diverse consumers, the collection includes leading media brands CNN, HLN, Great Big Story, TBS, TNT, truTV, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Adult Swim, Bleacher Report and Turner Sports' high-profile coverage of the NBA, MLB, NCAA, PGA and the newly-formed ELEAGUE. In addition, the company has digital sales partnerships with the NBA, NASCAR, NCAA and PGA.
Turner, a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.