Bravo Media has promotedJonathan Hills to senior vice president, Bravo Digital Media, wehre he will continue to oversee BravoTV.com and focus on growing the network’s broader digital business.
Hill, who reports to Lisa Hsia, EVP of digital at Bravo and Oxygen Media, previously served as VP of operations at NBC News Digital, where he oversaw audience development, content partnerships and non-display revenue.
Since joining Bravo, Hills has played a big role in driving traffic for BravoTV.com, which is up 57% from the previous year, the programmer said.
“Jonathan has quickly proven himself to be an invaluable asset to the digital team,” said Hsia, in a statement. “Under his dedicated leadership, BravoTV.com has experienced double-digit growth, and Jonathan continues to push the envelope to maintain the network’s position as a leader in the digital space.”
Prior to NBCU, Hills worked as an independent digital consultant, advising brands on digital products and content strategy. He has also held exec slots at History.com (part of A+E Networks), and was GM, digital at Reader's Digest.
Bravo Media also issued updated usage stats for BravoTV.com, noting that the site had its best traffic day on record on November 11, with 1.2 million unique visits, and 1.4 million total visits. It also notched a record for visits to The Daily Dish, its digital lifestyle and entertainment hub, with 889,000.