Jonathan Nagy

Jukin hires first VP of sales and branded entertainment

Discovery Digital and Sports Illustrated vet Jonathan Nagy sees potential for deeper brand integration in Jukin's library of user-generated content.
December 15, 2014

Jukin Media has hired Jonathan Nagy to the newly created position of VP of sales and branded entertainment.

Nagy comes to Jukin from Discovery Digital, where was West Coast sales director. Earlier in his career, he served as digital director of alliances for Live Nation and New York digital director for Sports Illustrated.

Jukin acquires and distributes viral videos. Its clips are featured on its own YouTube network, licensed to news programs and used as the basis for shows such as’s CrashPad and the upcoming Fox series World’s Funniest Fails.

In his new position, Nagy will expand Jukin’s brand integration efforts.

There’s nothing more authentic for a brand than user-generated content, and nothing more turnkey and efficient than a curated library of the best viral clips,” said Nagy in a statement.

About The Author
Todd is StreamDaily's U.S. West Coast Correspondent. He has written for a wide range of publications, including The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Post, NylonGuys and, yes, even the Weekly World News. Earlier in his career, he served as senior editor for the pioneering alternative movie magazine Film Threat. You can reach him at toddrlongwell[at] or on twitter @toddlongwell1

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