Rick Robinson Named GM of Forum Publishing Group
Richard "Rick" Robinson has been named the general manager of the Forum Publishing Group (FPG) and the west office director of sales in Southeast Florida.

In his new role, Rick will oversee the sales and operations of FPG and the west office local retail sales.

Robinson, a 23-year veteran in advertising sales and business development, comes to the Sun Sentinel Media Group from Houston-based Greensheet Media where, as vice president of sales, he oversaw all of advertising, sales training and digital ad operations, and successfully led the digital transformation of a traditional media company.

Previously, Robinson was executive director of digital sales for Hearst's
Houston Chronicle Media Group, where he oversaw the core digital and digital marketing services teams for the advertising division. Prior to joining Hearst, he was a general manager for AT&T Digital Advertising Solutions and held leadership positions at Dex Media, Southwestern Bell and Pacific Bell Directories. Prior to his career in media, he proudly served in the Air Force and Air National Guard.

"Rick will have a vital role in helping us achieve our revenue goals. I've had the pleasure of working with him in the past and I've seen firsthand how he improves a sales division on every level. I'm very pleased to have Rick join an already talented team of sales leaders," said Rob Cravaritis, vice president of advertising for Sun Sentinel, who made the announcement.

FPG publishes 16 community newspapers with a combined circulation of over 700,000.


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