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Websitepoprocks.com
Twitter@p0pvulture

Degrees

Vassar College, BA 1996
American Culture

Current Companies

VP of Editorial, Livestrong.com

Former Companies

VP, Content and Community
Director of Programming, Yahoo! News
Program Manager, UltimateTV
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Jess Barron

Jess Barron is Yoostar’s Vice President, Content & Community, driving content acquisition, web programming, and community building for this robust large-scale viral entertainment website and consumer entertainment product.

Prior to Yoostar, Jess was the Director of Programming for Yahoo! News, where she oversaw editorial programming for the #1 news site on the Internet with over 40 million global unique visitors.

Before Yahoo, Jess worked as a Program Manager for Microsoft’s UltimateTV.

In the 1990s, Jess worked at several Web start-ups including Monster.com, Alta Vista’s Entertainment Zone, Wildweb.com, and Scour.com.

Recent Milestones

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    Jess Barron added a position as VP of Editorial, Livestrong.com at Demand Media. (1/1/12)
    Posted 7/3/13 at 7:03am
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    Jess Barron added a position as Business Leader, TeamBeachbody.com at Beachbody. (1/1/10)
    Posted 7/3/13 at 7:03am
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    Jess Barron added a position as VP, Content and Community at Yoostar. (10/1/08)
    Posted 9/18/09 at 2:24am
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    Jess Barron added a position as Director of Programming, Yahoo! News at Yahoo!. (4/1/08)
    Posted 9/21/09 at 6:48pm
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    Jess Barron added a position as Director Front Page Programming at Yahoo!. (1/1/02)
    Posted 7/3/13 at 7:03am
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    Jess Barron added a position as Program Manager, UltimateTV at Microsoft. (1/1/00)
    Posted 9/21/09 at 6:48pm
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    Jess Barron added a position as Product Manager at Scour. (1/1/99)
    Posted 7/3/13 at 7:05am
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    Jess Barron added a position as Senior Producer at Wildweb. (1/1/98)
    Posted 7/3/13 at 7:05am
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    Jess Barron added a position as Executive Producer at CollegeBeat. (1/1/97)
    Posted 7/3/13 at 7:05am
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    Jess Barron added a position as Web Producer at Monster. (1/1/96)
    Posted 9/21/09 at 6:58pm

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