huffpo logo.jpgIt looks like The Huffington Post is serious about making money in 2010.

Today, the online publication announced the creation of four new senior positions on its sales team, expanding the group that sells ads on the site and turns a profit for it. The new hires include Andy Wiedlin as VP of sales, West Coast; Philip Cara as VP of sales, East Coast; Peter Cherukuri as VP and general manager of HuffPo’s Washington, D.C. office; and Brian Kaminsky as VP, director of sales operations.

The group brings experience from formerly working at places like AOL, MySpace and Reuters. D.C.-based Cherukuri, formerly of Roll Call, will be focusing on expanding HuffPo’s political and issues-based advertising.

Full release after the jump

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