Jeff Baumgartner Joins Light Reading as Senior Editor

NEW YORK, NY, July 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Light Reading (, the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, has welcomed Jeff Baumgartner as Senior Editor. Baumgartner is responsible for Light Reading's day-to-day news coverage and analysis of the cable and video sectors, and works in tandem with the editorial team on various Light Reading events.

Baumgartner, who previously served as Site Editor for Light Reading Cable from 2007 to 2013, most recently was Senior Content Producer of Technology at Multichannel News, heading up tech coverage for the publication's online and print platforms, and was a regular contributor to Broadcasting & Cable, a sister publication to Multichannel News. Earlier this year, Baumgartner was named to the 2018 class of the Cable TV Pioneers to be inducted on Oct. 22, 2018, in Atlanta. 

 "We're thrilled to have Jeff back at Light Reading. His knowledge of the cable industry is second to none, and we look forward to his expertise and commentary on the site," says Jonathan Keller, Managing Director of Light Reading.

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About Light Reading

Light Reading is an independent B2B digital media platform providing daily news analysis and insight for the global communications networking and services industry. Our broad readership and solid reputation make us the leading resource for telecom, mobile and cable network operators, cloud services players and all the companies that develop and supply them with technology, applications and professional services. Light Reading has over 500,000 qualified registered users, our websites attract over 1.3 million monthly page views and our newsletters are sent out to 220,000 opt-in subscribers. Our brand is also active across all social media channels, with over 100,000 members and followers. The Light Reading Group incorporates a dedicated research division, Heavy Reading; more than 15 successful annual industry events, including its flagship Big Communications Event; several targeted online communities, including Security Now, Connecting Africa and Broadband World News, that dig even deeper into key areas of the global communications industry; and its sister industry news site


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