Teletext has hired Phil Jennings, managing director of The
Independent's graduate base.com recruitment site, as head of sales.
Jennings will lead a 65-strong sales team and oversee advertiser
negotiations and Teletext's cross-platform advertising deals, which
cover analogue and digital TV, as well as SMS messaging.
His media career spans 15 years, including stints at Dennis Publishing
on Computer Shopper, Emap's PC User, and VNU, where he helped launch
Jennings replaces David Wilson, who left earlier this year, and will
report to sales director Nishma Patel.