Spot Runner Nabs VP From Microsoft

Los Angeles-based Spot Runner has snagged a VP from Microsoft, saying Thursday that it has hired on Joanne Bradford as the firm's Executive Vice President of National Marketing Serviecs. Bradford was most recently corporate VP and Chief Media Officer of MSN Media Network, and also had served as VP Global Sales and Marketing of Microsoft's Digital Advertising Solutions unit. Bradford has also served at Businessweek. Spot Runner said Bradford will be responsible for leading the firm's business unit focused on national advertisers.