Kristen Barber

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Kristen is a senior level brand-marketing strategist with over 20 years of experience in brand positioning, social and digital advertising, and marketing communications.

Most recently, Kristen was the VP of Marketing for CUMULUS MEDIA/Westwood One. During her tenure, she oversaw the conceptualization and development of advertiser-specific marketing programs, digital programs, social campaigns, and events in partnership with the GRAMMYs, AMAs, CMAs and the Super Bowl.

Prior to Cumulus Media, Kristen led a full suite of marketing and public relations executions for over 550 live events with nearly 18 million annual attendees for Townsquare Media Live Events, including Park City and Steamboat Food & Wine festivals as well as the Taste of Country and Mountain Jam music festivals.

Kristen previously held the position as Head of Marketing for top NYC plastic surgeon, Dr. Adam R. Kolker and his AKMD Skincare line, where she identified and generated cross-promotional marketing opportunities to amplify brand awareness.

Kristen began her career in magazine publishing by overseeing the marketing and creative services at Meredith Corp., SANDOW (Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine), Hearst Corp. (Harper’s BAZAAR and Women’s Day) Rodale (Men’s Health) and Time Inc. (Real Simple & Health Magazine) where she developed and created custom, revenue generating integrated marketing programs.

Kristen currently lives on the Upper East Side with her husband Brandon, four teenagers and beloved pug, Roxy.

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