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Carolyn Bekkedahl Joins Meredith

Meredith Corporation has named Carolyn Bekkedahl senior vice president/digital sales. Bekkedahl comes to Meredith from Gilt City, where she served as chief revenue officer. At Meredith, Bekkedahl will oversee digital sales for AllRecipes.com and the company’s Women’s Network.

“Carolyn is one of the most respected and talented leaders in the media industry,” said Dick Porter, president of media sales, for Meredith National Media Group. “Her unique background across all digital platforms and magazine media — combined with her passion for growing great brands — make her ideally suited to lead our digital sales team.”

Bekkedahl begins at Meredith in mid-September.

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Meredith Expands, Adds to Leadership

Meredith National Media Group has promoted and added to its leadership team. The four promotions include Gayle Butler to Executive Vice President & Group Creative Content Leader and Editor-in-Chief of Better Homes and Gardens, Jim Carr to Exectutive Vice President & President, Better Homes and GardensCarey Witmer to Executive Vice President & President, Parents Network, and Liz Schimel to Executive Vice President & Chief Digital Officer.

Dick Porter is also joining Meredith National Media Group as Executive Vice President & President, Media Sales. Porter was most recently CEO of the Publishing Group of America.

Butler, Carr, Witmer, Schimel and Porter will all report directly to Tom Harty, President of Meredith National Media Group.