Mark Kortekaas has been named SVP of digital for USA Today’s sports media group. Created in January, the group encompasses all sports initiatives across USA Today, as well as Gannett’s 81 daily media properties, 23 broadcast television stations, HighSchoolSports.net, BNQT.com and MMAjunkie.com.
Kortekaas was most recently based in London with the BBC, where he served as general manager of its online technology group and, previously, as its controller for audio, music and mobile. Prior to that, he was CTO of CBS Interactive, where he helped develop its popular “March Madness on Demand” video platform. --Mark Walsh