With more than 25 years of national ad sales experience, Michael Sakin is the President of Spotlight Cinema Networks. Sakin has extensive experience in the Cinema arena. Prior to Spotlight, he held the position of SVP of Ad Sales for Landmark Theatres as well as running the Western and Midwest Regions for Screenvision. He began his advertising career as a media buyer at DMB&B on the Kraft/General Foods account. After completion of the Turner Broadcasting Sales Training Program, he joined Fox Cable Networks as an Account Executive and was promoted to SVP of Ad Sales. During his eight-year tenure, he successfully launched FX, Fox Movie Channel, Fox Sports Net, The Health Network and National Geographic. Following Fox Cable Networks, he became the Senior Vice President of Advertising Sales for The Game Show Network, where he was responsible for increasing the network’s advertising revenue by 200%. Prior to joining Screenvision in 2006, Sakin started the sponsorship group at Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
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