BUZZMEDIA Snags Sales VP From Break

Los Angeles-based BUZZMEDIA, the online music blog publisher and pop culture publishing firm which owns Celebuzz, Idolator, Stereogum, and other sites, is continuing a hiring roll today, saying it has named Michael Ziegler as Senior Vice President, Sales. BUZZMEDIA said Ziegler will head up sales efforts in the Midwest and Eastern areas. Ziegler was previously VP of Sales at Break Media, and also served at Yahoo and TIME Magazine, among other positoins. The new hire comes only a week after BUZZMEDIA said it had hired a new VP to head up its music efforts.