Senior Vice President, National Ad Sales - Viacom Media Networks Music and Entertainment Group
As Senior Vice President, National Ad Sales for the Viacom Media Networks Music and Entertainment Group, Gary Merrifield supervises the ad sales office in Detroit. He was hired in July 1993 after one year at the Cable News Network (CNN), and prior to that, 8Ĺ years at Eastman Radio. Merrifield also oversees MTV, VH1, Spike TV, CMT and TV Land in Michigan, Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.
When speaking of his job at Viacom, Merrifield says, "Itís rewarding to help advertisers connect with Viacomís affluent young audience."
Merrifield and his wife, Donna, have two sons, Michael and Matthew.