Dan Lovinger serves as Executive Vice President, Entertainment Advertising Sales Group, NBCUniversal. In this role, Lovinger oversees the combined advertising sales for NBC Broadcast Entertainment, USA, Syfy and WWE. This role brings together the company’s big reach assets of broadcast and cable properties. Lovinger reports to Linda Yaccarino, President, Advertising Sales, NBCUniversal.
Previously, Lovinger held the post of Executive Vice President of Cable Advertising Sales, NBCUniversal, where he was charged with overseeing the ad inventory for NBCUniversal cable networks—Bravo, Oxygen and Style Network—in addition to all of Telemundo Media sales efforts.
Lovinger joined Telemundo Media in 2011 as Executive Vice President, Advertising Sales & Integrated Marketing. As Executive Vice President, Lovinger was responsible for overseeing advertising sales and marketing for Telemundo and mun2, as well as their digital properties. In this role, Lovinger also oversaw and lead the growth of all multi-platform branded entertainment initiatives and integrated client solutions.
Lovinger’s experience includes more than 20 years in advertising sales and business development, spanning domestic and international cable, digital, and print. From 2006-2010, Lovinger was Senior Vice President, MTV 360 Brand Sales & Integrated Marketing. In this role, Lovinger served as the senior-most advertising sales executive responsible for ad revenue across MTV, MTV Tr3s, MTV2, MTVu, and MTV.com.
From 2002-2006, Lovinger served as the Vice President of Vh1 and Vh1 Classic, Sales. He joined Vh1 and Vh1 Classic from Primedia where he was Senior Vice President, responsible for sales of over 100 vertical trade magazines, companion websites and conferences. From 2000-2001, Lovinger held the post of Chief Operating Officer at Phase2Media.
Lovinger was previously part of the NBCUniversal family when he joined the company in 1997 as Senior Vice President, Global Advertising Sales for CNBC and NBC International. He oversaw advertising sales for CNBC Europe and Asia, NBC Europe and Asia, and Nat- Geo Asia.
Earlier in his career, Lovinger held various sales positions at Turner Broadcasting in New York and in 1994 he became vice president for Turner International in London, England, where he was responsible for Ad Sales for CNN International and Cartoon Network.
Lovinger received a certificate in European Studies from The London School of Economics and received a BA in Economics from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He resides in Purchase, New York with his wife and four sons.