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Brian Norris

Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer

Brian Norris, 47, is executive vice president and chief revenue officer for The E.W. Scripps Company.

Before joining Scripps in August 2023, Brian led NBC Universal’s SMB growth division as senior vice president. In this role, he led the sales team responsible for leveraging NBCUniversal’s suite of premium content and advanced advertising capabilities to assist small and medium-sized businesses scale beyond social media. Prior to that, Brian built NBCUniversal’s first business development and sales team dedicated to the direct-to-consumer and mid-market category as senior vice president of direct-to-scale and commerce partnerships.

Brian previously led media sales for DISH Network and Sling TV. He joined DISH in 2008 to help launch DISH Media Sales’ flagship office in New York. Earlier in his career, he held sales roles with Viacom and Lifetime Entertainment Services.

In addition to his tenured footprint in the media industry, Brian also serves as an adjunct professor at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business in New York and is on the Dean’s Advisory Council for The College of Fine Arts and Communication at Towson University.

He currently serves as vice chairman of the board of the International Radio and Television Society (IRTS) Foundation – a New York-based nonprofit dedicated to building future leaders and increasing diversity in the media industry. He was inducted into the IRTS Foundation’s Hall of Mentorship in 2022. Additionally, Brian volunteers as an advisory board member for the nonprofit GuiDANCE Autism.

Norris holds a bachelor’s degree in science from Towson University in Towson, Maryland, and an Executive Master of Business Administration from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. He is based in New York.