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The Kraken Rum Becomes First-Ever Official Distilled Spirits Partner of ELEAGUE through Integrated Sponsorship Program

ATLANTA, Ga. -- ELEAGUE, the premium esports content and live tournament brand created by Turner and IMG, and The Kraken® Black Spiced Rum have teamed up for a unique and comprehensive marketing partnership, with the rum brand now the first Official Distilled Spirits Partner of ELEAGUE. This program spans across all ELEAGUE owned and operated platforms on television, digital and social and introduces the “ELEAGUE KRAKEN Boss Battle,” a custom feature where pro players and fans can compete against one another.

Turner Sports Launches “Turner Sports Live” Ad Solution, First-of-Its-Kind Premium, Live Sports Sponsorship Marketplace

New offering empowers brand advertisers to efficiently engage with the more than 51 million fans reached across Turner Sports’ digital portfolio of premium, live sports -- including NBA, MLB, NCAA, PGA of America, ELEAGUE, UEFA and B/R Live

Turner’s Donna Speciale Joins Digital Remedy Board of Directors

NEW YORK, NY – May 22, 2018 -- Digital Remedy (, a white-labeled ad operations and sales solution for publishers, advertisers, and influencers, announced today that Turner’s President of Ad Sales Donna Speciale has been appointed to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately. Her appointment follows the acquisition of CrowdHere and the elevation of its former CEO Nick Pahade to COO and president of Digital Remedy.

Google Cloud Named Official Cloud of the NCAA®

NCAA to Migrate and Analyze Decades of Statistical Game Data with Google Cloud Across 24 Sports and 90 Championships

Google Cloud Strikes Its First Official Corporate Partnership with NCAA


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Donna Speciale

Donna Speciale is president of Turner Ad Sales, where she oversees all advertising revenue for the company’s domestic entertainment, news and kids multi-media brands.

Lenny Daniels

Lenny Daniels was elevated to president of Turner Sports in July 2014. In this expanded role, Daniels oversees all aspects of Turner Sports’ day-to-day management including production, programming, scheduling, league relations, business development, ad sales, marketing, digital, talent, events and operations. Daniels also helps advance the development of Turner's data infrastructure and business capabilities to grow revenue and consumer insights across all of the brands within the sports portfolio.

Katrina Cukaj

Katrina Cukaj is executive vice president of portfolio sales and client partnerships for Turner Ad Sales, where she oversees sales opportunities across the company’s robust portfolio of entertainment, kids, young adult and news brands. In that capacity, she is responsible for leading conversations across specific agency holding companies, as well as managing the Northeast and Detroit regions on behalf of Turner Ad Sales. As the primary sales counterpart to Turner’s multiplatform news division, Cukaj is based in New York and reports to Donna Speciale, president, Turner Ad Sales.

Jon Diament

Jon Diament is the executive vice president for Turner Sports Ad Sales. In this capacity, he provides leadership and strategy for all aspects of the division including ad sales, sponsorships and promotional efforts for Turner Sports’ featured properties, which includes the NCAA, MLB, NBA, PGA and Bleacher Report. Diament also oversees strategic custom brand integrations that expand beyond the Turner Sports brands to powerful sister Turner brands and parent company Time Warner divisions.

Will Funk

Will Funk is executive vice president of property marketing and corporate partnerships for Turner Sports. Within this leadership role, Funk oversees sponsorship sales development and integration across Turner Sports’ portfolio of leading brands and league partnerships, including Bleacher Report, ELEAGUE, the NBA, NCAA, MLB and PGA. Based in New York, he reports to Jon Diament, executive vice president, Turner Sports Ad Sales.

Joe Hogan

Joe Hogan is executive vice president of portfolio sales and client partnerships for Turner Ad Sales. A Turner veteran with domestic and international business experience, Hogan has held leadership positions in Atlanta, Hong Kong, Chicago and New York. He is currently based in New York and reports to Donna Speciale, president, Turner Ad Sales.