Rosenberg Named to Bravo, Oxygen Communications Post

Bravo and Oxygen Media have named Barry Rosenberg vice president, communications, reporting to senior vice president, communications Jennifer Geisser.

In his new role, Rosenberg will have strategic oversight of Bravo and Oxygen’s New York based press teams.  He will oversee the publicity campaigns for scripted and unscripted content as well as spearhead media outreach in support of the marketing, research and digital initiatives for both networks.

"Barry is a respected PR executive with diversified experience handling media strategies and internal communications," Geisser said in a statement. "His strong leadership qualities and understanding of the two brands make him an invaluable asset to our team."

Prior to Bravo and Oxygen Media, Rosenberg held various positions at A+E Networks, most recently as vice president, corporate communications, where he worked on ad sales initiatives, affiliate relations and digital extensions across the company’s portfolio.

Previously, he was vice president, publicity for History and H2, and also served as senior director, publicity for A&E and BIO where he launched the Emmy-nominated scripted series “Bates Motel” and had oversight of  reality series such as “Gene Simmons Family Jewels,” Dog The Bounty Hunter,” “Hoarders” and “The First 48.” Rosenberg began his career as a publicist for Court TV (now TruTV) where he worked on program publicity, corporate communications and trial coverage, including acting as a unit publicist during the Michael Jackson trial.