Susan Natoli

Working Experience

a360media, New York, NY

a360media is a multi-platform media company and the #1 publisher at retail, reaching consumers with premium content across newsstands, digital, social, events, and more.

Head of Integrated Marketing at Us Weekly (the most affluent of a360media titles) | 2022 – Present

  • Increased Marketing revenue by +345% and created 25+ new ad products for the marketplace.
  • Elevate brand and impact for advertising partners through strategy and execution of custom marketing campaigns across a breadth of multimedia platforms.
  • Responsible for all packages, program development, activations, go-to-market materials, storytelling, and insight-led proposal/pitch development inclusive of visual expression, pricing, and marketing efforts.
  • Authentically create branded content through editorial, and digital production, including ad placement development, video production, and celebrity/talent outreach bringing value to Us Weekly’s affluent and connected audience.
  • Oversee all-star Integrated Marketing team while collaborating with cross-disciplinary teams including clients, agencies, Ad Sales, Editorial, Social, Design, Legal, and C-Suite.
Mirriad, New York, NY

Mirriad is the leader in virtual product placement and in-content advertising through patented AI, reaching an audience at scale.

Head of Integrated Marketing | 2021 – 2022

  • Partnered with Media Companies, Content Creators, Record Labels, Sports Leagues, and Agencies to develop solutions driving new revenue and scale using AI technology.
Paramount, New York, NY

Paramount (formerly Viacom/CBS) is one of the world’s leading producers of premium entertainment content that connects billions of people in nearly every country of the world.

Senior Director of Integrated Marketing & Branded Entertainment | 2015 – 2020

  • Senior Member of Velocity, an award-winning agency ensuring best creative practices are consistent and celebrated while building audience growth and brand authenticity.
  • Ideated and executed tentpole marketing campaigns generating over $100MM in Ad Sales revenue. All clients returned as incumbent sponsors. 
  • Lead point of contact between external agency partners and Velocity, prioritizing projects, managing day-to-day communications, concepting and executing RFPs, ensuring client needs and network brand profiles are represented in the creation of content in programming including large-scale live-action, clip-based, digital/social, and animation.
  • Collaborated with network VIPs, showrunners, creative writers, celebrity talent, and more to create deep integrations into scripted, non-scripted, live events, and digital supporting creative and delivering on client’s KPIs.
E! Entertainment Television, Los Angeles, CA

E!, a division of NBCUniversal, is a broadcasting and media production company dedicated to entertainment news, red carpet coverage, and scripted and unscripted content all under the pop culture and celebrity umbrella.

Director of Marketing Solutions | 2013 – 2015

  • Increased overall sales numbers with a new Marketing team by 35% through individually tailored ideation, development, and execution of campaigns.
  • Conceptualized and executed in E!’s Live from the Red Carpet during the Oscars, Grammys, Golden Globes, and Emmys using Ryan Seacrest and celebrity talent.
  • Integrated advertisers with organic content on E! Online, the only global multi-platform brand for all things entertainment and pop culture with 1.1B in monthly engagement
  • Team member responsible for a record-setting digital performance for Red Carpet Season with double-digit growth
MTV, New York, NY

The leading youth entertainment brand, MTV is a pop culture zeitgeist that defined the ‘80s, ‘90s, and ‘00s with music videos, breakthrough award shows, and the first reality TV shows that changed the media industry forever.

Director of Content Strategy | 1996 – 2007

  • Key member of the MTV Programming team making pop culture history with the first reality programming and overhauling and re-launching MTV2 into an ad revenue-generating cable channel.
  • Developed unheard-of “360” programming leveraging content and revenue opportunities across multiple screens.
  • Created partnerships with the internal marketing and sales team, establishing the industry’s first integrated marketing campaigns with artists and brands.

Consulting + Advisory, New York, Ny

The Famous Group (2020 – 2021)
  • Virtual Producer and Moderator for live sporting events including WWE Raw on USA Network, WWE Smackdown on FOX, and the NFL using AI technology to produce a live audience.

Nightlyfe TV (2011 – 2012)
  • Managing Director for a multi-platform network dedicated to the “other 9-5”, Nightlyfe TV delivers news and entertainment dedicated to music, restaurants, clubs, venues, celebrity performances, and more.
Firebrand (2007 – 2009)
  • Director of Content Strategy under CEO John Lack, founder of MTV, for a first-of-its-kind channel using branded content, advertising, and marketing integrations as entertainment.

Education

NYUSPS Continuing Education Program, Marketing

🎓 New York University, NYU School of Professional Studies, New York, NY

Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Communications

🎓 State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY