Exec named managing director of N.Y. office

Variety has tapped Millie Chiavelli as managing director of its New York office.

Chiavelli will oversee all print and online revenue-generating opportunities for East Coast accounts, including consumer, legit and publishing. She will work closely with L.A.-based Donna Pennestri, who manages the global TV sector.

Most recently VP of integrated sales and marketing for the Hollywood Reporter, Chiavelli has more than 20 years’ ad sales experience for both print and digital, as well as event sponsorship.

She began her career with Electronic Media in 1982. Chiavelli has since held senior sales positions with major trade publications including Reed Business’ Broadcasting & Cable, as well as Advertising Age and consumer magazine Parade.

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