First Vice Chair, LMA Board
VP/Chief Innovation Officer, Graham Media Group
Catherine Badalamente is the VP/Chief Innovation Officer for Graham Media Group. In her role, Badalamente oversees digital sales, content, and technology for GMG.
Badalamente has been at the forefront of the changing television landscape and transition to new media throughout her career.
Under her leadership, Graham Digital has transformed from a small group of part-time employees to a leading edge development company. Graham Digital is made up of dedicated individuals passionate about the intersection of digital technology and cutting edge media.
Prior to her current role she served as Director of Digital Media, helping to create successful multi-platform convergent campaigns for clients and stations and was successful at driving growth in both audience and revenue for the group.
Badalamente began her Graham Media Group career in 2000 at WDIV, the NBC affiliate in Detroit. There she held a variety of roles including Director of New Business Development from 2006 to 2010. She began her television career at WKYC, the NBC affiliate in Cleveland as an Account Executive in 1997.
Badalamente serves as the chairperson for the National Association of Broadcasters Digital Officer Committee. She also serves on the boards of the Local Media Association, StormPins and Videolicious.
Badalamente is a graduate of John Carroll University with a B.A. in Communications.