Levinsohn joins leading freelance marketplace, Moonlighting, as it eclipses 200,000 users nationwide
Charlottesville, VA – November 1, 2016: Moonlighting, the fastest way to hire or be hired in today’s on-demand, mobile world announced that top media industry executive Ross Levinsohn has been appointed to Moonlighting’s Advisory Board. Moonlighting’s mobile marketplace has swelled to over 200,000 freelancers nationwide and is benefiting from Levinsohn’s vast experience in digital and mobile media.
Levinsohn is widely respected as a top media executive having held senior positions at Yahoo!, including EVP, Head of Global Media and CEO, and News Corp. where he was President of Fox Interactive Media. He also served on leading mobile ad platform Millennial Media’s board, which was acquired by Verizon/AOL in 2015. Most recently, Levinsohn led Guggenheim Digital Media as CEO, overseeing The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard Magazine, Adweek, The Clio Awards, The Film Expo Group and digital extensions for Dick Clark Productions. Today, Levinsohn serves on several public and private media and technology boards, including Tribune Media, YieldMo, Vubiquity, ZEFR, National Association of Television Program Executives, and, most recently, theMaven Network, Inc.
“Moonlighting has tapped the nerve of the American entrepreneur and built an innovative employment solution that is redefining the way we all work,” commented Levinsohn, “I am very impressed with their team and their technology, and excited to help them expand their reach, scale and global presence.”
Freelancers and small businesses can access Moonlighting in over 150 local media outlets including leading news publications like Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Arizona Republic, Detroit Free Press, the Charlotte Observer and nationally through the USA TODAY.
“Ross is playing an integral role for Moonlighting and validating our mission to help millions succeed in the new gig economy,” noted Jeff Tennery, the Founder and CEO of Moonlighting. “He brings a wealth of digital experience to help us maximize our existing strategic media partnerships, and can help create new ones with media companies who eager to be a part of the freelance revolution.”
Moonlighting is the fastest way for freelancers and small businesses to hire or be hired in today’s gig economy. It’s the first mobile, on-demand solution that empowers everyone to earn extra money and get tasks done instantly. Through the Moonlighting platform, users can share their favorite hires within their trusted social networks like Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn and eliminate the creepiness and anonymity of Craigslist. With ground-breaking features like “Moonbeam”, a real time hiring grid or “Moon$hot” a proprietary payments solution, users can complete hiring transactions quickly and worry free. Moonlighting is a privately held; Charlottesville, VA based company built from the ground up for today’s on-demand, mobile now world. For more information, please visit https://www.moonlighting.com.