Josh Cogswell

President, Digital at Vice Media LLC

Josh Cogswell

Josh Cogswell

President, Digital at Vice Media LLC

Biography

Josh Cogswell joined Tribune Media Company as Chief Product Officer in May 2015. He is responsible for developing and driving digital strategy, execution, and product development across the company.

Cogswell works across the company’s broadcasting, data and studio divisions to deliver groundbreaking products and services tailored toward a new generation of fans. Driving audience development and engagement, he shepherds user experience, design, engineering and technical operations.

Cogswell joined Tribune Media from Viacom Inc. where he spent 15 years in positions of increasing responsibility delivering media and technology innovation across the company’s film and television brands. As Senior Vice President of Product Management, he led the strategy and development of Viacom’s multiplatform solutions including video, social media, mobile, advertising, search, measurement, content management and distribution. He built and led the company’s consumer-first tech R&D team and managed digital engineering operations, where he was responsible for driving key business partnerships and programs benefitting subsidiaries including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and Paramount Pictures.

Cogswell’s career started in film production in Los Angeles. He graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Music and Business, and received his MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

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Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Expedia Group, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Jebbit, Inc.

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Co-Founder, President at Jebbit, Inc.

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Head of Creative Strategy at Tribune Media Co.

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Vice President & General Manager at Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Tribune Media Co.

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Senior Vice President, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer at Tribune Media Co.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Communications Officer at Tribune Media Co.

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Chief Media Officer at Vice Media LLC

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President, Digital at Vice Media LLC
Education
MBA Entertainment, Media & Technology

Since its inception in 1900, New York University Stern School of Business has been in and of New York City. Founded as the School of Commerce, Finance, and Accounting, the School initially offered training to students for careers in commerce in the burgeoning financial markets of New York City. Today, located in the heart of Greenwich Village with a campus in Westchester, Stern is one of the nation’s premier management education schools and research centers with a broad portfolio of academic programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels. With its global partnerships and engagement in NYU’s global network university, today NYU Stern is not only in and of the city, but also in and of the world.

BA Music & Business

Indiana University is a major multi-campus public research institution, grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and a world leader in professional, medical, and technological education. Indiana University’s mission is to provide broad access to undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education for students throughout Indiana, the United States, and the world, as well as outstanding academic and cultural programs and student services. Indiana University seeks to create dynamic partnerships with the state and local communities in economic, social, and cultural development and to offer leadership in creative solutions for 21st century problems. Indiana University strives to achieve full diversity, and to maintain friendly, collegial, and humane environments, with a strong commitment to academic freedom.

Career History
Chief Product Officer
2015 - ?

Tribune is one of the country’s leading multimedia companies, operating businesses in publishing, digital and broadcasting. In publishing, Tribune’s leading daily newspapers include the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, Sun Sentinel (South Florida), Orlando Sentinel, Hartford Courant, The Morning Call and Daily Press. The company’s broadcasting group operates 23 television stations, WGN America on national cable and Chicago’s WGN-AM. Popular news and information websites complement Tribune’s print and broadcast properties and extend the company’s nationwide audience

Senior Vice President, Product Management
2011 - 2015

Viacom, Inc. is a global entertainment content company, which connects with audiences through compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, applications, games, brands for consumer products, social media and other entertainment content. It operates business through Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment segments. The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content, services, and related branded products for consumers in targeted demographics attractive to advertisers, content distributors, and retailers. The Media Networks segment delivers advertising and marketing services under advanced marketing solutions portfolio. The company was founded by Sumner M. Redstone on May 3, 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

President, Digital
Current

VICE Media LLC engages in magazines, book publishing and online broadcasting services. Its products and services include video, news, music, fashion, photo, travel, sports and tech information, NSFW and magazines. The company was founded by Suroosh Alvi and Shane Smith in 1994 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY.

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Jebbit, Inc. operates a digital marketing platform to customize, measure, and optimize Post-Click Engagement. It helps media companies drive revenue by providing interactive mobile content solutions as part of their digital offerings. The company was founded by Jonathan Lacoste, Thomas Coburn, Chase McAleese and Jeb Thomas in December 2010 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

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