Carney Named CEO of Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing and Branded Media
Chief Operating Officer of Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing and Branded Media
Carney to Oversee Operations for 15 Top-Rated Magazines and 16 Leading, Online Publications
NEW YORK (October 5, 2017) – Outdoor Sportsman Group (OSG) announced Mike Carney has been named Chief Operating Officer of Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing and Branded Media. Previously, Carney was Executive Vice President and Group Publisher for Outdoor Sportsman Group. The announcement was made today by Outdoor Sportsman Group President and CEO, Jim Liberatore.
Carney will oversee operations of Outdoor Sportsman Group's publishing and branded media arm of the business that includes 15 leading outdoor lifestyle multimedia brands, including Guns & Ammo, Game & Fish, Bowhunterand In-Fisherman, and 16 of the outdoor industry's top-rated websites.
"Mike is an integral member of our team and this promotion is well-deserved," Liberatore said. "The publishing arm of Outdoor Sportsman Group is a leader in the magazine, branded television and online industry. We are confident that Mike will guide this part of our overall business with skill and acumen."
"This is a wonderful opportunity to guide our best-in-class publishers, editors, authors, contributors and branded show hosts in delivering the most informative, educational and entertaining multimedia content available to sportsmen and women," Carney said. "Fueling the dreams, desires and informational needs of sportsmen and women everywhere is core to our mission. I am confident the consolidation of business efforts between our television, print and online assets will enable us to keep advancing our business and promoting the outdoor lifestyle industry to new levels of growth."
Before joining Outdoor Sportsman Group, Carney served at JM Associates in sales and on-air hosting in Little Rock, AR; Lowrance Electronics as Director of Marketing and Director of GPS Sales in Tulsa, OK; and In-Fisherman as Publisher and General Manager in Brainerd, MN.
In another move, Outdoor Sportsman Group's Derek Sevcik has been promoted to Sr. Vice President of Finance and Publishing Operations. Sevcik will oversee Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing's circulation and manufacturing operations.
About Outdoor Sportsman Group: Outdoor Sportsman Group comprises the world's foremost media and entertainment brands for outdoor adventure enthusiasts. It includes three leading multichannel networks: Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network. The Group also consists of a number of established integrated media assets: 15 outdoor magazines including Guns & Ammo, Petersen's Bowhunting and Florida Sportsman, and 19 top websites, including BassFan.com. Additionally, Outdoor Sportsman Group includes television production operations, Winnercomm. For more information, visit http://outdoorsg.com