BUZZMEDIA Boosts Sales Efforts With Hires

Hollywood-based BUZZMEDIA, the entertainment and pop culture publishing firm founded by Anthony Batt, said today that it has hired on two new sales execs, as part of a push to expand its advertising sales. The firm said it has hired Christopher Sanders as Vice President of Ad Sales, and Judah Wiedre as Senior Director of Sales. Sanders joins the firm from, and has also served at AOL, Philips, and SONY. Wiedre joins from, and had also worked at Veoh Networks and Flavorpill. BUZZ MEDIA is venture backed by Anthem Ventures, Focus Ventures, NEA, Redpoint Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures, and Universal Music Group.