Ed Cassidy, Vice President of Marketing at the Las Vegas Review-Journal is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada’s Inspire & Admire Breakfast.
About Ed Cassidy
Ed Cassidy is Vice President, Marketing of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Nevada’s largest and most widely read news and information source in the state of Nevada, northern Arizona, and southern Utah. He is also responsible for marketing initiatives of the Review-Journal’s strong portfolio of print and digital niche products, including the monthly Luxury Las Vegas magazine; the weekly Spanish language newspaper El Tiempo; and, the weekly Las Vegas Business Press.
Prior to joining the Las Vegas-Review-Journal in 2015, Cassidy held the positions of Vice President, Communications and Event Marketing for USA TODAY; marketing director posts with the St. Petersburg Times (aka Tampa Bay Times) and the Tennessean and Nashville Banner; and was editor and publisher of the city magazine Honolulu.
Before joining the news publishing industry, Cassidy handled publicity and promotion for more than 140 feature film releases for such studios as 20th Century Fox, Paramount, and Columbia/SpectraFilm. He has also held executive marketing positions with Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater, the destination marketing division of Pinellas, Florida tourism; and Taubman retail centers in the Washington D.C. and mid-Atlantic regions.
A native of Honolulu, Hawaii and graduate of Syracuse University (B.A. and M.A., Communications), Cassidy is the author of “Hawaii Trivia” (Rutledge Hill Press). He is past president of the Newspaper Association of America’s marketing federation; a member of the BrainReserve national trend trust; and a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science, the Broadway League, and CMO Council.