Person Overview

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Primary:
VP of Editorial, Livestrong.com at Demand Media
Past:
Executive Producer at CollegeBeat, Product Manager at Scour, See All (9)
Education:
Vassar College

Detailed Description

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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.

Experience (10)

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    Demand Media

    VP of Editorial, Livestrong.com
    2012
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    Beachbody

    Business Leader, TeamBeachbody.com
    2010 - Jan, 2012
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    Yoostar

    VP, Content and Community
    Oct, 2008 - Oct, 2010
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    Yahoo!

    Director of Programming, Yahoo! News
    Apr, 2008 - Oct, 2008
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    Yahoo!

    Director Front Page Programming
    2002 - Jan, 2008
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    Microsoft

    Program Manager, UltimateTV
    2000 - Jan, 2002
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    Scour

    Product Manager
    1999 - Jan, 2000
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    Wildweb

    Senior Producer
    1998 - Jan, 1999

Education (1)

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