NCM’s Bethany Chambers honored with Top Women in Media Award

Bethany_Chambers_72CLEVELAND – April 20, 2016 – North Coast Media is proud to announce that Digital Operations Manager Bethany Chambers has been chosen as one of Folio magazine’s Top Women in Media awards honorees in the Rising Stars category.

The annual list is composed of the most influential women in media, and celebrates their creativity and accomplishments. Honorees are chosen for their demonstrated ability to “move their teams, brands, and companies forward, make strides in their respective markets, and create lasting impressions on their colleagues.”

Chambers and other winners from organizations including Bloomberg Media, Entertainment Weekly, ESPN The Magazine and Yahoo News will be honored during an awards luncheon at the Yale Club in New York City on Thursday, June 9, 2016.

“I am extremely proud of all that Bethany has achieved since joining the North Coast Media team. Thanks to her leadership and strategic vision, digital revenue and metrics have grown in every year of her tenure,” said Steve Galperin, North Coast Media’s vice president of finance & operations.

“Her vast knowledge and ease of explaining complex terminology to her peers has given the sales teams confidence to include Bethany on their sales calls. Her colleagues appreciate her ability to see things from all sides.”

Since joining North Coast Media in 2012, Chambers has championed new product development, content strategy and strong client relationships as the keys to boosting digital revenue.

Under her direction, the company and its brands have seen website page views grow 184 percent and digital revenue double.

Chambers and her team of five create and maintain all of the digital properties associated with the company’s six print publications, seven digital magazines, 22 websites and 23 unique e-newsletters – in addition to dozens of social media accounts and hundreds of e-blasts.

Prior to joining NCM, Chambers worked in the media industry in a variety of roles, from B2B digital editor to newspaper reporter and expert panelist for a local TV news program. Chambers has a bachelor’s degree in business from Duquesne University and a master’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in interactive publishing from Northwestern University’s Medill School. She has won numerous awards for her writing and reporting and is a National Press Club fellow.