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The Huffington Post Recruits Biz Dev VP

logo_homepage_hp.gifThese new media properties are getting increasingly serious about the business side of their operations. Last week, The Daily Beast signed up Brian Dick as vice president of business development.

Now it’s the Huffington Post‘s turn: Derek J. Murphy joins the company from CNN as senior vice president of business development. In his former job, “he was responsible for developing strategic partnerships for the CNN Interactive Group,” according to a release. At the HuffPo, he’ll “oversee new and existing business partnerships for The Huffington Post (“HuffPost”), focusing on distributing HuffPost content across a wide-range of media platforms, creating video partnerships and developing business partnerships for the site’s expanding list of content verticals.”

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The Daily Beast Signs Up Google Vet as VP of Biz Dev

tdb04.30.09.pngTina Brown‘s The Daily Beast is getting serious about building revenue. The Internet start-up hired Brian Dick as its vice president of business development. Previously, he worked at Google and as director of business development at Lime Wire LLC.

The Beast, which didn’t want advertising at first, has recently begun developing ad deals. Dick’s hire would seem to signify that the site will ramp up its attempts to raise revenue. We wish him the best of luck.

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