Priem previously served as director and then senior director of marketing operations for TEN. It was during that time that she developed her skills in affiliate marketing and began working heavily on TNT and TBS’s annual Upfront presentations. As manager of affiliate marketing before that, she was instrumental in developing new broad-based affiliate marketing initiatives that succeeding in increasing the value of TNT and TBS’s brands. Priem joined Turner in 1997, initially working as a senior publicist for TNT.
Priem is a member of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) and previously served as program chair for the Atlanta chapter. She is also active in Turner’s internal business resource group Turner Women Today, serving as a mentor through the group’s Circle Mentoring program, and NextGen, for which she is executive sponsor. Priem holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Bunting was named vice president of creative for the TEN Sponsor Shop in 2008 and oversees all creative aspects of TBS and TNT sponsor integrations, which includes more than 650 projects in development and production each year. Bunting also oversees the creative direction for TNT and TBS’s annual Upfront presentations and directed this year’s opening video for the event.
Prior to heading up the TEN Sponsor Shop’s creative team, Bunting was vice president of original digital content for TEN. In that role, he helped develop the networks’ first micro-series and set up systems for original content supplementing the networks’ original programming. Previously, he was vice president, creative director for TNT’s on-air group, overseeing such promotions as the launch of The Closer, the Spike Lee/NBA campaigns and TNT’s “Drama is…” campaign, which he also directed.
Bunting joined TNT in 1996 from Grey Advertising, Inc. in New York. He has a bachelor’s degree in English from Rollins College.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.