Outdoor Sportsman Group Names Mike Carney COO of OSG Publishing, Branded Media
Outdoor Sportsman Group (OSG) names Mike Carney Chief Operating Officer of Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing and Branded Media. Previously, Carney was Executive Vice President and Group Publisher for Outdoor Sportsman Group.Carney will oversee operations of Outdoor Sportsman Group’s publishing and branded media arm of the business that includes 15 leading outdoor lifestyle multimedia brands, including Guns & Ammo, Game & Fish, Bowhunter and In-Fisherman, and 16 of the outdoor industry’s websites.
“Mike is an integral member of our team and this promotion is well-deserved,” says Outdoor Sportsman Group President and CEO, Jim Liberatore. “The publishing arm of Outdoor Sportsman Group is a leader in the magazine, branded television and online industry. We are confident that Mike will guide this part of our overall business with skill and acumen.”
“This is a wonderful opportunity to guide our best-in-class publishers, editors, authors, contributors and branded show hosts in delivering the most informative, educational and entertaining multimedia content available to sportsmen and women,” says Carney. “Fueling the dreams, desires and informational needs of sportsmen and women everywhere is core to our mission. I am confident the consolidation of business efforts between our television, print and online assets will enable us to keep advancing our business and promoting the outdoor lifestyle industry to new levels of growth.”
Before joining Outdoor Sportsman Group, Carney served at JM Associates in sales and on-air hosting in Little Rock, AR; Lowrance Electronics as Director of Marketing and Director of GPS Sales in Tulsa, OK; and In-Fisherman as Publisher and General Manager in Brainerd, MN.
In another move, Outdoor Sportsman Group’s Derek Sevcik has been promoted to Sr. Vice President of Finance and Publishing Operations. Sevcik will oversee Outdoor Sportsman Group Publishing’s circulation and manufacturing operations.