Director, Client Solutions, USA TODAY
Deleela Jones is currently Director of Client Solutions as USA TODAY where she leads a team responsible for developing innovative, insights-based marketing solutions for advertisers and agency partners that create value, drive revenue and engage brands across all USA TODAY and GANNETT platforms.
Prior to this position, Deleela ran industry outreach efforts at Yahoo where she pioneered first-ever strategic business and marketing partnerships with key regional, national and global trade associations. Before joining Yahoo, Deleela worked on the strategic marketing team at Univision Communications for over seven years. She initiated the Galavision marketing department from scratch and forged long-term marketing partnerships with several top advertisers. Deleela started her career as a media buyer at Universal McCann where she managed TV media campaigns for Sony Pictures, Sony Music and Sony Electronics.
Deleela earned an M.B.A. in marketing from Baruch College and a Bachelor of Arts in telecommunications from Penn State University.