GNM hires former ITV marketer Julia Porter as consumer revenues director

Guardian News and Media (GNM), publisher of the Guardian and The Observer, has hired former ITV marketer Julia Porter to the role of director of consumer revenues.

The Guardian: owner GNM appoints Julia Porter director of consumer revenues.
The Guardian: owner GNM appoints Julia Porter director of consumer revenues.

Porter, who has been working in the role on an interim basis, takes up the position permanently in January.

She will report to chief commercial officer David Pempsel and will have a focus on driving up subscriptions and brand extension opportunities.

The Guardian reported a circulation of 203,592 in November, of which 46,898 were through subscriptions.

Prior to The Guardian, where she has been working for the past five months, Porter was interim chief marketing officer at brand asset management company Adgistics.

Before this she was commercial marketing director at ITV for five and a half years.

She is currently a non-executive director for the Direct Marketing Association, and in the past, was a non-executive director for Freeview and Thinkbox.

Become a member of Campaign from just £45 a quarter

Get the very latest news and insight from Campaign with unrestricted access to ,plus get exclusive discounts to Campaign events

Become a member

Looking for a new job?

Get the latest creative jobs in advertising, media, marketing and digital delivered directly to your inbox each day.

Create an Alert Now

Partner content


1 Why creative people have lost their way

What better way to kick off Campaign's relaunch than with another think piece on the current failings of our industry, written by an embittered, pretentious creative who misses "the way things used to be"...


1 Job description: Digital marketing executive

Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).