Anthony Duignan Cabrera

Anthony Duignan Cabrera


Media professional with extensive management, business development and content creation expertise in digital media, television and print. I enjoy the start-up environment of digital business-to-consumer projects, team-building, strategic planning and execution.Specialties:Multimedia content conception, creation, aggregation and editing. Reporting, editing and journalism. User engagement, blog and video. Business development, project management, cross-media relationships, syndication management, branding and identity, strategic partnerships, advertising and editorial integration. requirement specification, social media, social networking, web 2.0, SEO/SEM, website production, UGC, viral marketing, branding, manager.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Senior VP, Content

TalkSix Corporation

• Founding member of the pre-funding launch team of an online video and content aggregation solution for publishers and advertisers.• Contributed to the initial funding financial model, strategic partnerships, content distribution and presentation to the VC community.

May 2013 - Dec 2013

VP, Editorial Director


Responsible for the editorial field staff, Patch’s largest division; managing 11 direct reports, with more than 700 digitally savvy regional and local editors nationwide.• Transformed Patch's news coverage and business strategy model to decrease expenses and increase audience and revenue.• Lead national video initiatives by cultivating in-house video creation and a mobile video strategy team.• Implemented editorial quality control initiatives (catchy headlines, accuracy, relevance).• As the company’s first Community Engagement Director socialized strategies for creating conversations, recruiting bloggers, leveraging social media and curating social media conversations to increase engagement from our user base.• Spearheaded Patch's launch strategy in three Presidential Primary election states.

Aug 2010 - May 2013

Editorial Director, East


• Oversaw the editorial hiring, content strategy and advertising solutions for the growing number of sites in the U.S. eastern seaboard, managing more than 550 regional and local editors from New Hampshire to Florida.

• Initiated new growth strategies that transformed Patch’s coverage model with an eye on increased audience and revenue.

Jan 2010 - Aug 2010

Editorial Director

CNNGo (now CNN Travel)

• Developed strategic content (day-to-day and long-term) business and sales editorial solutions, special reports and local language coverage.

• Managed a digitally astute remote editorial staff of 13 editors covering culture, entertainment, dining and travel in six international cities: Hong Kong, Tokyo, Shanghai, Singapore, Bangkok and Mumbai.

Jan 2005 - Oct 2008

Vice President, Editorial Director -- Consumer Media


• Managed a nationwide remote team of 15 and a multimillion-dollar budget. • Oversaw the day-to-day content creation of the award-winning consumer Internet properties,, and• Negotiated and managed content deals with,, and• Grew overall network traffic through innovative content creation, product launches and syndication partnerships to more than 8 million unique visitors per month and increased ad revenue to more than $3 million annually.• Concurrent responsibilities included Managing Editor of and Editor-in-Chief of Ad Astra Magazine (in partnership with the National Space Society).

Nov 1999 - Oct 2008

Managing Editor (Imaginova)

The world's leading space science and exploration website.

2005 - 2007

Editor, Ad Astra

National Space Society (in partnership with Imaginova)

Oversaw story assignment, editing, photo assignment and supervised layout of the publication.

Aug 1998 - Sep 1999

Segment Producer, GMA

ABC News
Researched, booked and pre-interviewed guests; produced a wide variety of live segments for the show including the Swissair 111 crash. Responsible for booking business and consumer technology experts.
Oct 1995 - Jan 1998

Correspondent, NY Bureau

People Magazine (Time Inc.)
Reported wide variety of stories including human interest (TWA 800 crash), celebrity profiles (Will Ferrell, Craig Kilborn; Bryant Gumbel) and live events (Tony Awards; MTV Awards, New York Fashion Week).
Jun 1994 - Jun 1995

Staff Writer

Miami Herald
General assignment reporter covering the city of Miramar, including police, city hall, human interest, election coverage reporting.
Jan 1990 - Jun 1994

Freelance Correspondent

Newsweek/San Francisco Bureau
Freelance correspondent for Newsweek magazine's San Francisco bureau as well as having completed two internships (Summer, 1991 & Summer, 1995) at Newsweek's main office in New York.


1989 - 1994


San Francisco State University