The Africa Channel has promoted Brian Newton to vice president of marketing & digital. Before joining the company in 2013 as creative director, Newton served as brand director at Behind the Hustle. Prior to that, he worked for Creative Contraband as project manager.
“Brian Newton is a real asset who represents a new generation of media marketing exec, with an ability to create 360-degree strategies that are unique, impactful and cost-effective. He has done a sensational job overseeing our marketing and digital efforts, most notably our ‘Travel. Lifestyle. Culture’ branding campaign, says General Manager and Executive Vice President Lee Gaither.
A noted Brand Strategist, Newton holds a bachelors of science degree in business, marketing from Morgan State University.