Donnellan Joins NewsCheckMedia Sales

Cable and satellite business media veteran James Donnellan will lead sales effort at and also represent and its e-newsletters and alerts to technology, business and programming suppliers.

James Donnellan, a Denver-based sales executive who has specialized in representing cable and satellite industry business media, now also represents NewsCheckMedia LLC as director of business development.

Donnellan will lead the sales effort at and its companion media properties, while also representing and its e-newsletters and alerts to technology, business and programming suppliers.

“James is a highly creative, enterprising sales executive who develops a big-picture understanding of his clients’ marketing strategies and then partners with them in developing innovative ways to enhance their branding while generating leads,” said Kathy Haley, co-founder and publisher of NewsCheckMedia LLC. “He is a superb addition to our sales and publishing team.”

Donnellan takes the reins of’s sales effort at a time of exponential readership growth for the year-old news website, which covers the local digital media industry where newspaper, TV, radio and Internet pure play companies compete online and on mobile.

“The local digital media arena is the most fast-paced, rapidly-changing sector of the media world right now,” Donnellan said. “Executives, managers and professionals competing in this industry are checking several times a day to keep up with the latest news. This is one reason that readership is up 240% since the beginning of the year.”

Launched in 2010, is the only continuously updated business news website covering the local digital media arena. It combines original news reporting and expert news curation with timely features such as Digital DMAs, which profiles the online and mobile competition in a different local market each week; Executive Session, which features in-depth interviews with industry leaders; and Site Specific, a new feature profiling innovative local websites.


NewsCheckMedia LLC publishes two continuously updated business news websites, and, as well as companion e-newsletters and breaking news alerts.

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