Great American Media Appoints Kristen Jenkins as Chief Financial Officer

Kristen Jenkins
Kristen Jenkins (Image credit: Great American Media)

Great American Media said it appointed Kristen Jenkins as chief financial officer.

Jenkins was previously senior VP at GTT Communications, At Great American Media, she will be responsible for financial strategy and finance operations. She succeeds Max Pinigin. 

“We are excited to welcome Kristen Jenkins to the Great American Media team as she brings the experience and ideal skill set to lead our financial operations,” Great American Media CEO  Bill Abbott said. “The role of CFO has grown more complex as we navigate multiple platforms and business models to drive our bottom line. Kristen’s expertise in a variety of different areas makes her the perfect fit for Great American Media.”

Before GTT, Jenkins held senior finance roles at The Knot Worldwide, NBCUniversal, ViacomCBS and AOL. Jenkins began her career, and earned her CPA, at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

“I am thrilled to join the talented and creative team at Great American Media at this pivotal stage of growth for the company,“ Jenkins said. “I am excited to contribute to the company’s vision and financial health, helping to ensure sustainable growth and success in the rapidly evolving media landscape.”

Jon Lafayette

Jon has been business editor of Broadcasting+Cable since 2010. He focuses on revenue-generating activities, including advertising and distribution, as well as executive intrigue and merger and acquisition activity. Just about any story is fair game, if a dollar sign can make its way into the article. Before B+C, Jon covered the industry for TVWeek, Cable World, Electronic Media, Advertising Age and The New York Post. A native New Yorker, Jon is hiding in plain sight in the suburbs of Chicago.