Charles Weiss Joins Newbay Media as AV/Pro Audio Group Publisher

NEW YORK, NY (February 11, 2014) — NewBay Media, the world’s largest publisher of AV/pro audio resources and news, has announced that, effective immediately, Charles Weiss has joined the company as a Publisher in the AV/Pro Audio Group where he will have responsibility for leading industry brands such as Pro Sound News, Mix, Pro Audio Review, Music Festival Business, Sound & Video Contractor, and the AES Daily.

Weiss will focus on continuing to deliver the unparalleled value of NewBay’s market-leading magazines, while dynamically growing the digital, event, and marketing services capabilities within the AV/Pro Audio Group. Additionally, Weiss has been charged with increasing the editorial and sales coordination between NewBay U.S. and European AV/Pro Audio brands, including PSN Europe, Installation, and Audio Media.

Weiss comes to NewBay Media from Group FMG, where he was Vice President, Publishing. There he successfully managed their business development, client media solutions, and digital transition. Prior to FMG, Weiss held executive-level positions at Backstage, Intellisphere, Nielsen Business Media, and Reed Business Information.

“Charles has great, relevant experience behind him,” states Adam Goldstein, EVP/Group Publishing Director, NewBay Media. “He also has a history of pushing the envelope and successfully expanding existing brands into new areas. I am excited to work with him to take our fantastic titles to the next level.”

In his previous roles, Weiss was responsible for not only sales, but also for providing cross-platform solutions for evolving print-to-digital businesses, as well as event management.

The NewBay Media AV/Pro Audio Group covers the entire AV/pro audio industry, with brands dedicated to audio recording, postproduction, live sound, systems integration, technology, and industry news and analysis, among other areas. The group provides comprehensive, worldwide coverage, and it reaches over 300,000 industry professionals each month through a variety of products, including print and digital magazines, newsletters, live and virtual events, show dailies, and the largest selection of relevant websites. Additionally, the AV/Pro Audio Group works with major industry associations to support and promote the market, and provide official show dailies for major events, including ISE, InfoComm, CEDIA, and AES.

“These are well-respected, world-class brands that, together, cover all areas of the AV/pro audio market, worldwide,” states Weiss. “Reaching beyond their high stature, there are untapped opportunities and numerous possibilities. I am excited to work with these brands and their hard-working teams to bring them into new areas, expand their current presence, and increase the benefits we supply to our readers and marketing partners.”

Weiss will report directly to Adam Goldstein and will be working at NewBay’s New York City headquarters. He can be reached at cweiss@nbmedia.com or 212-378-0478.

About NEWBAY MEDIA
NewBay Media is positioned at the center of the world’s most dynamic industries—Music, AV/Pro Audio, Consumer Electronics/Gaming, Video & Broadcast, and Education. We connect and inform millions of constituents in these industries through our award-winning content, integrated media capabilities, and high-profile network-building and informative events. NewBay proudly serves some of the broadest BtoB professional and music enthusiast communities in the world through over 60 print and digital magazines, 100 integrated web and mobile applications, 75 conferences and conventions, custom marketing services and e-commerce capabilities. Find out more at www.newbaymedia.com.

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