StartupNation Media Group, a company that provides entrepreneurs with a platform for personal growth and business development in Birmingham, has announced Colin McMahon as Chief Operating Officer.
More recently, McMahon was editor of The ChicagoTribune and Director of Content for Tribune Publishing. He also coaches and consults media companies around the world on digital transformation and audience development.
McMahon brings more than a decade of digital media innovation to this position, culminating in an award-winning career as a local, national and international journalist.
“We are thrilled and honored to have Colin join StartupNation Media,” said Jeff Sloan, Founder and CEO of StartupNation. “I know we’ll be an incredibly dynamic team, and I’m confident that Colin will help StartupNation realize our enormous potential.”
“More than ever, people are branching out on their own, starting side hustles, even trying to be intrapreneurs within their current companies,” McMahon says. “As a journalist, I love the energy and dynamism that dominates this space. As a leader, I see vast potential to serve our audiences and customers with content and services that help them achieve their goals. »
As COO, McMahon will oversee the day-to-day operations of StartupNation, directly overseeing the editorial and product teams while working closely with sales and marketing.
“Colin’s expertise not only in content, but also in partnerships and revenue, will be a tremendous asset as StartupNation develops new and better ways for brands to connect with our audience,” says Gary Cohn, editor at StartupNation. “And with its experience in all aspects of media mergers and acquisitions, StartupNation will be well positioned to chart its future.”