Engine Vision Media Hires Chris Gialanella as President & Publisher

by Samuel Pordengerg Mar 18, 2023 News
Engine Vision Media Hires Chris Gialanella as President & Publisher

The head of events has been promoted to COO.

Engine Vision Media, a Los Angeles based media company founded by renowned attorney and businessperson Mark Geragos and attorney andentrepreneur Ben Meiselas, announced these executive moves today to reinforce their commitment to investing in more staff and resources. Engine Vision Media has created 15 new positions since acquiring the publications.

Engine Vision Media has hired Chris Gialanella as President & Publisher, promoted Shelby Russell to COO & Head of Events, and launched their new LA magazine and Official Podcast.

Engine Vision Media has a number of magazines, including Los Angeles magazine, Orange Coast magazine, Pasadena magazine and So Cal Design. Gialanella worked in a number of executive positions. As publisher of "Riviera", "Modern Luxury Palm Springs" and "Interiors California" He was the group publisher for both "Angeleno" and "Los Angeles Confidential". Gialanella is in charge of all business oversight of the publications, which include editorial, sales, marketing, custom publications, production, digital, creative services, circulation, human resources, accounting, and office management. He is the ideal leader for the readers and its partners because of his experience.

Gialanella said that he had joined Engine Media Vision as president and publisher. My passion for creating compelling content about people, culture, entertainment, fashion, lifestyle, and news keeps Los Angeles and Orange County at the forefront. I am looking forward to driving the organization's success in the future.

The President and publisher of Vision Engine Media has been promoted to the COO and head of events. Los Angeles magazine, Orange Coast magazine, and Pasadena magazine were all started by Russell. He led these publications through some of the most challenging times. Vision Media's growth will be guided by his leadership skills, expertise and experience. Russell was the Senior Vice President of Marketing for the AEG. He was in charge of L.A. LIVE's marketing initiatives.

Russell said he was grateful to Mark and Ben forentrusting him in this new role and for their commitment to elevating these brands and creating a world-class media and entertainment company The best events in Los Angeles, Orange County and Pasadena are delivered by us. With consumers' desire and excitement to attend live events once again, I look forward to leading our growth, expanding from 20 events to over 50 events next year.

EVM's focus on digital and social media has resulted in increased reach and engagement among its audience. The magazine Official PodCast was launched this week. With their recent events, Los Angeles magazine "best new restaurants" and Orange Coast's "Top Doctors reception" all sold out with record attendance, generating even greater excitement for the slate of events this year. Engine Vision Media has long-form original programming in development, details on their digital transformation, and new memberships to come over the next few months.

I am happy to welcome Christopher Gialanella as President and publisher, and I am happy to see Shelby Russell promoted to COO and head of events. Through our focus on digital content and social media, we have seen an increase in reach and engagement. As we grow, we look forward to delivering the best events and developing new memberships.

Engine Vision Media was founded by Mark Geragos and Ben Meiselas to acquire unique media properties and invest in media assets that aim to make a positive difference in our world.

Engine Vision Media Hires Chris Gialanella as President

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