Postmedia appoints new VP of advertising sales for Prairie Region

Jeff Funtasz joins the media co in the role at the start of next month.
Jeff Funtasz

Postmedia has brought Jeff Funtasz onto the team as the media co’s new VP of advertising sales for the Prairie Region.

Funtasz comes to the media co from his most recent role as VP of sales and marketing for pharmaceutical company Seroyal International. He has also held senior roles at Bell Canada and Rogers, according to release on the hire.

In the new role at Postmedia Funtasz will be responsible for advertising sales for print, online, tablet and smartphone properties at the Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, the Star Phoenix in Saskatoon and the Leader-Post in Regina. He starts at Postmedia on Nov. 1.

Late last week Postmedia released its fourth-quarter and end-of-year financial results, showing revenue for the three-month period ended Aug. 31 was down $20.8 million versus the same time last year.