GSN Names Chris Moseley EVP & CMO

GSN has named cable veteran Chris Moseley as its executive vice president and chief marketing officer, the network announced Tuesday.

Moseley, who will join GSN Oct. 8, will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the GSN brand and messaging for the network, as well as coordinate closely with the leaders in GSN’s Games division in building global branding and promotional initiatives for all of GSN’s audiences and clients. She will report to GSN CEO David Goldhill and be based in the company’s Santa Monica office.

A veteran of the cable industry for more than 20 years, Moseley has worked at a variety of cable networks including History Channels, Hallmark Channels and Discovery Channels. Most recently Moseley worked at The Madison Square Garden Company, where she oversaw the brand strategy and product development for the Rockettes.

“Chris’ strong background in building and transforming brands is perfectly suited to guide GSN's current base of successful shows and our ambitious slate of upcoming new originals,” said Goldhill.  “Recognized as one of the industry’s top brand builders, Chris has proven ability as a leader, unafraid to innovate.”

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.