The Media and Entertainment News Cycle with Gus Wenner President of Rolling Stone
Online Zoom Conference
Please join YJP and Mr. Wenner, President and COO of Rolling Stone on this interactive session. Through this mentorship initiative, young professionals will have the opportunity to explore strategies to design and drive innovation. Our digital community will have the opportunity to partake in an intimate and candid discussion with a Q&A session.
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This event welcomes young professionals and members of the YJP community.
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Gus Wenner is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Rolling Stone, the leading voice of
music and popular culture for over 50 years that reaches 60 million people every month.
Wenner runs the day-to-day operations of the company and drives the strategic vision of the
world’s most iconic music and culture publication.
Since joining the company in 2012, Wenner has transformed Rolling Stone from a print-based
business to a multi-platform content brand. Under Wenner’s leadership, Rolling Stone maintains
an audience of 26 million digital readers per month in addition to over 10 million print readers,
over 16 million social followers and 112 million video views per month.
In recent years, Wenner has also significantly increased Rolling Stone’s events and multimedia
businesses, providing diversified revenue streams for the company and valuable ways to reach
new audiences. In a significant move for the company, Wenner launched Rolling Stone Charts
in 2019, an interactive set of music charts that are the new standard in music trend metrics.
Prior to his current role, Wenner was Head of Digital of Wenner Media from 2014 to 2017,
overseeing the digital operations of Rolling Stone, Us Weekly and Men’s Journal, along with ad
sales, marketing and digital editorial across the company. In April 2017, Wenner was
responsible for the sale of Us Weekly; and in June 2017, he handled the sale of Men’s Journal.
In December 2017, Wenner oversaw Penske Media Corp’s majority investment in Rolling Stone.
Wenner graduated from Brown University in 2012.