Shawn Palmer is SVP, Chief Revenue Officer of RJ Media Group. He is responsible for print and digital revenue growth at the Record-Journal, The Westerly Sun, 8 weeklies in CT & RI and HOMEBASE Digital, a provider of digital marketing services to small businesses.
Before joining the White family in October 2013, Shawn was Publisher of The News-Times in Danbury, CT from 2010 to 2013. Previously, he was Director of Sales & Business Development for AdPerfect, a software developer of print & online solutions for publishers. Prior to AdPerfect, Shawn spent 5 years as Director of Advertising at The Day in New London, CT. Before joining The Day, Shawn served nearly 7 years at The Star-Ledger in Newark, NJ where he served as Classified Sales Manager, before being named the paper’s first Direct Marketing Sales Manager. Shawn began his career at The Hartford Courant where he held a variety of advertising sales and management roles.
Shawn has served many community and professional organizations and currently is the President of the Connecticut Daily Newspapers Association. He holds a B.A. in history/business from Providence College and an M.B.A in marketing from Seton Hall University. He and his wife Janis are the parents of three children.[/vc_column_text]