Valerie Immele is Senior Vice President of Business for Turner Sports. She leads a team that includes strategy and acquisitions, marketing and sales strategic planning. Valerie and the strategy and acquisition team focus on identifying the division’s strategic priorities, growing and expanding Turner Sports’ linear and digital portfolio and supporting acquisitions of sports programming. With the marketing and consumer strategy team, they focus developing marketing strategies and execution to grow consumer engagement and develop their brands. Her oversight of the sales strategic planning includes the team responsible for forecasting, pricing and inventory management of advertising and sponsorship sales across the sports portfolio.
Valerie began her career joining Turner in 1997 as a staff accountant for the Goodwill Games. For the next eight years, she served in various roles as part of the accounting and finance group supporting several of the sports properties. She then transitioned to Turner Sports’ strategy and development group where she grew into her immediately previous role as Vice President of Strategy and Acquisitions for Turner Sports.
Valerie graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Accounting from the University of West Georgia. She resides in Atlanta with her long-time partner, Terry and their beloved dog, Mugs.