Jeff Jones

Commercial Director, SAM

SAM

Commercial Director

@Jeff_SAMDESK

Biography

Jeff Jones is a media professional with rich experience in National and International Media. Having worked for market leading titles in Scotland, England and with International News Agencies, with roles allowing him to pursue his passion for delivering latest breaking news across all sectors and platforms. With 20 years experience in the media sector, Jeff is now Commercial Director at SAM. His responsibility is for driving growth across multiple regions and news outlets. In this role Jeff is effectively a conduit between newsrooms and the best social media content. Helping the world’s top newsrooms find the stories and content that best fits their reporting goals. By powering their social media search, curation and storytelling Jeff helps journalists around the world break stories faster, with higher accuracy, more ethically and with better content using SAM. Before joining this exciting start-up Jeff started his career with the Scottish Daily Record. He moved south to (what was then) News International before 11 highly successful years with the UK & Ireland Press Association, moving steadily up the ranks to Business Head of Sales. Jeff's love of the written word saw him obtain a degree in English. at Birkbeck University of London. Married with two young children at weekends he is a taxi driver for his children and their ever developing social lives.

1 July 2016

New Tools, Immersive Storytelling & Engagement